PUMA NITRO DEMO RUN sets sights on Tshwane!

Calling all runners and walkers! Don’t miss the highly anticipated PUMA NITRO DEMO RUN that will take place on Tuesday (25 July 2023) at the Irene Running Club (ARC Irene Campus, Centurion, Gauteng) at 17:15.

Lace up your running shoes and join the organisers of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series at this fun filled 5km run that is aimed at getting runners ready for the 2023 Absa RUN YOUR CITY TSHWANE 10K.

“Runners and walkers are invited to partake in the fun-filled 5km PUMA NITRO DEMO RUNS in the build up to the Absa RUN YOUR CITY TSHWANE 10K,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports and Founder of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series. “Participants will get a firsthand experience of the extraordinary performance of PUMA’s impressive range of running shoes. PUMA’s technical team will be available at each DEMO RUN and will provide invaluable guidance to help you select the ideal shoe that complements your unique running style and preferences.”

“Bring your family and friends and join us as we create some excitement in Tshwane leading up to race day,” continues Meyer. “Whether you treat it as a time trial, or prefer a leisurely jog, the PUMA NITRO DEMO RUNS are a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a fun 5km, while connecting with like-minded individuals. The DEMO RUNS are open to all club and non-club runners and walkers and are free of charge. Don’t miss the chance to win incredible prizes courtesy of PUMA South Africa. Remember to collect your lucky draw ticket after completing your 5km run/walk. We would like to invite all participants to wear test a pair of PUMA NITRO running shoes and get ready to #RunYourCity #fueledbyNITRO.”

For more information or to shop the PUMA NITRO Range visit https://go.puma.com/ddzt



Date: Time: Venue: Address:
Tuesday 25 July 2023 17:15  Irene Running Club ARC Irene Campus, Centurion, Gauteng
Sunday 30 July 2023 07:00  Joyn Coffee 69 Thomas Edison Str, Menlo Park, Pretoria
Tuesday 01 August 2023 17:15  Tuks Hillcrest Sport Campus Burnett Street Hatfield



Date: Sunday 27 August 2023
Start Time: 08:00
Start & Finish Venue: Union Buildings (Government Ave, Pretoria)
Entry Fee: ·         Licenced Runners R240.00

·         Non Licenced Runner R240.00 plus Temp Licence R50.00


Standard Entry Includes:

·         Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series Event Performance T-shirt

·         Absa Peak Cap

·         Absa Drawstring Bag

·         Absa Socks

·         Absa Shoelaces

·         DHL Water Bottle

·         Race Number with Timing Chip

·         Sponsor Route Entertainment Points

·         Route Entertainment Points

·         2 x Refreshment Stations on Route

·         Tog Bag Drop and Collect Service

·         Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series Finisher’s Medal


CHARITY SUPPORT: When entering the Absa RUN YOUR CITY TSHWANE 10K online, runners and walkers can choose to support three local charities: Reach for A Dream, Cotlands and the Tshwane SPCA.


PRIZE PURSE: The Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series boasts an impressive, combined Prize Purse of R 1 560 000.00 in 2023. Each of the five events will be assigned R312 000.00 in prize money of which R252 000.00 will be allocated towards the Open Category (R126 000.00 going to Top 10 Open Men’s and R126 000.00 to Top 10 Open Women’s), and R60 000 towards Age Categories (Junior, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 – 69 and 70+ Age Categories). To view the prize purse breakdown please visit https://runyourcityseries.com/


WIN A CHERY TIGGO 4 PRO URBAN VEHICLE: One lucky entrant will go home with a stylish Chery Tiggo 4 Pro Urban Vehicle valued at over R308 900.00 compliments of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series and event partners Chery South Africa and Absa Vehicle and Asset Finance. To be in the running to win this fantastic prize the following three boxes need to be ticked: you need to enter the event (and pay the entry fee), collect your race number (during the stipulated race pack collection times) and be on the start line on event day.


Facebook: @Tshwane10K

Instagram: @Tshwane10k

Hashtag:  #RunYourCity #AbsaRunYourCity

Websites:  www.runyourcityseries.com


About Absa

Absa Group is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups. 

Absa Group offers an integrated set of products and services across personal and business banking, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management and insurance.  

Absa operates in fourteen countries. The Group owns majority stakes in banks in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania (Absa Bank Tanzania and National Bank of Commerce), Uganda and Zambia and has insurance operations in Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, and Zambia. Absa also has representative offices in Namibia and Nigeria, and securities entities in the United Kingdom and the United States. For further information about Absa Group Limited, please visit www.absa.africa


About the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series 

A proudly South African mass participation road running series, the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series has been revolutionizing the sport since 2015.  A road running celebration like no other, the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series comprises five unique events namely the Absa RUN YOUR CITY GQEBERHA 10K (launched in 2023), Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K (launched in 2015), the Absa RUN YOUR CITY DURBAN 10K (launched in 2017), Absa RUN YOUR CITY TSHWANE 10K (launched in 2023) and the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K (launched in 2016).

A diverse road running series, the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series integrates businesses, families, investment in community, world class achievement and fun for all participants. For further information please visit https://runyourcityseries.com/

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