Totalsports Women’s Race announces Prize Purse

Seen here:  The elite field in action at the 2017 Totalsports Women’s Race. 

Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

The 2018 Totalsports Women’s Race (Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town) boasts a combined prize purse of R123 600.

An annual Women’s Day celebration, the Totalsports Women’s Race encourages athletes to ‘Run United’ in three major cities in support of PinkDrive.

“The Totalsports Women’s Race invites women to celebrate life and a healthy living by running united,” says Agne du Plessis, Stillwater Sports:  General Manager Road Running and Athletics.  “We are excited to be able to offer an incentive to the more serious runners that would like to challenge themselves and possibly better their personal best finishing times.  In 2018 each event will feature a prize purse to the value of R 41 200.  Prize money will be allocated to the top 8 finishers in the Open Category with the winner taking home a whopping R10 000.”

“The top 8 runners in the Junior Category will also be awarded for their efforts,” continues du Plessis.  “We’ve ensured that the top 3 finishers in the age categories 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+ will not go home empty-handed.  We look forward to witnessing some exciting race in Durban (Sunday, 22 July 2018), Johannesburg and Cape Town (Thursday, 09 August 2018).  Families and friends are invited to be part of the celebration and show support on the day.  Be sure to visit the PinkDrive #Shop4Cancer to ensure that your dress code matches the event theme.”

To view the entire Prize Purse breakdown CLICK HERE

Event Information2018 Totalsports Women’s Race

Dates & Venues: Sunday, 22 July 2018 Durban:  Kings Park Athletics Track
  Thursday, 09 August 2018 Johannesburg:  Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown
  Cape Town:  Grand Parade, Cape Town CBD
Entry Fee: 10km licensed runner R120,00
5km R80,00
10km Durban unlicensed runner R140,00 (temporary license included)
10km Johannesburg  unlicensed runner R140.00 (temporary license included)
      10km Cape Town unlicensed


R155.00 (temporary license included)

Each entrant will receive a fitted Event T-shirt, a finisher’s bracelet and can look forward to an exhilarating live performance by a well-known South African artist.

Enter online at

Charity SupportThe Totalsports Women’s Race proudly supports PinkDrive, a Non-Profit Company (NPC) that is committed to improving breast cancer awareness, education, and providing and offering free services to the medically uninsured across South Africa. PinkDrive will be present at the Totalsports Women’s Race in Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town offering FREE clinical breast examinations and educating on the importance of self- breast examinations.

Facebook page:  Women’s Race / The PinkDrive

Twitter:  @womensrace / @TotalsportsSA / @thepinkdrive

Instagram:  Totalsports_SA

For more information on PinkDrive visit  For further information or to enter the Totalsports Women’s Race visit


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