Runners enable Die Burger Kinderfonds to enrich lives at the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

Seen here:  Runners passing Die Burger’s on route activation at the 2018 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN. 

Photo Credit:  Mark Sampson

A proud charity of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN since the event’s inception in 2015, Die Burger Kinderfonds received a welcomed donation of R9 045 in 2018 thanks to runner support.

Started in 1957, Die Burger Kinderfonds is a non-profit organisation that aims to assist with the educational needs of less fortunate children and developing the youth’s leadership skills.

“Youth development lies close to our hearts, so it is with great pride that we continue to support the fantastic role that Die Burger Kinderfonds fulfils.  We are thankful to each and every runner that chose to support this deserving organisation.  It is through your support that the donation could be made.  We look forward to growing the support in 2019,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.

“The FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN is a special and fun event to be a part of,” says Suzaan Potgieter, Die Burger Kinderfonds Coordinator.  “The event is a great tourism opportunity for Cape Town, it is fun and it places a strong focus on charity support.  Die Burger and the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN have one very important aspect in common: Cape Town!  We love how the event connects different people – whether you are running professionally, for the fun or just to enjoy it. It is also a beautiful race.  What is more iconic than having Table Mountain as your view during a race?”

Die Burger Kinderfonds supports organisations and communities where children are less fortunate,” continues Potgieter.  “These organisations include ACVV (Afrikaanse Christelike Vroue Vereniginig), Badisa and the Western Cape Educational Department to mention just a few.  We are proud to be a charity of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.  The donation received in 2018 helped us to reach our targets and make a difference in the lives of so many children.  We are extremely thankful for the support and look forward to a spectacular race in 2019.”

EVENT INFORMATION:  FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

Date: Sunday, 19 May 2019
Start Venue: Woodbridge Island, c/o R27 and Loxton Road, Milnerton (Cape Town)
Finish Venue: Bree Street (Cape Town, CBD)
Entry Fee: Standard Entry:  R185 (licensed) / R225 (unlicensed)

Gold Package Entry:  R850 (licensed) / R890 (unlicensed)

Entries Close: Monday, 06 May 2019

Charity SupportWhen entering online, runners can choose to make a monetary donation towards either or both the FNB Cape Town ONERUN Charities:  Die Burger Kinderfonds and The Cape Of Good Hope SPCA. 

This year each event charity has also been allocated x200 entries which will be available at R500 each.  When entering on line, runners can choose this specific entry option.  The proceeds will go directly to the selected charity.

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About the FNB Run Your City Series:

FNB is proud to once again bring you the FNB Run Your City Series which  comprises of three unique mass participation events that integrate business involvement, family, diversity, investment in community, world class achievement and fun for all participants, both individuals and businesses alike.

Each of the races are developed to take participants through the historical routes around each city, thereby adding a tourism element to each race, making it more than a race but an economic opportunity for each community.

The FNB Run Your City Series is made up of three races around South Africa, namely, the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN, the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN and the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN.

For further information please visit www.runyourcityseries.com

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ISSUED BY:                                            Newsport Media

ON BEHALF OF:                                  FNB Run Your City Series a Stillwater Sports Initiative

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