Totalsports Women’s Race welcomes Metro FM as a broadcast partner

Seen here:  Runners enjoying the action of the 2018 Totalsports Women’s Race. 

Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Metro FM, South Africa’s No1 Urban radio station, has teamed up with the Totalsports Women’s Race, South Africa’s largest Women’s Day Celebration, as the event’s broadcast partner.

For the first time since the event’s inception in 2001, runners in Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town will unite by running together in support of PinkDrive on Friday, 09 August 2019 (National Women’s Day).

“We are proud to welcome Metro FM as the broadcast partner of the Totalsports Women’s Race,” says Patrick Singh, Head of Totalsports Marketing.  “Together with Metro FM’s support we are guaranteed to generate much needed exposure for PinkDrive and their very important message that early detection saves lives.   We look forward to hosting SA’s largest Women’s Day Celebration in three cities on one day.  We invite all runners to join in on the fun, help us prove that we are #StrongerTogether.”

“As a lifestyle brand, Metro FM knows the importance of having holistically healthy listeners, and being in a healthy physical shape is part of this,” says Tony Soglo, Metro FM Programmes Manager.  “The Totalsports Women’s Race is the perfect opportunity for us to not only get involved in the race itself, but also use our reach and audience affinity to promote the race as an opportunity for women to network with each other whilst having fun and doing it in a healthy way. The values of Totalsports speak to the values of Metro FM, which encourages our listeners to aspire to be the best individual they can be.  We are excited to team up with Totalsports on this journey.  Be sure to listen to Metro FM for tips on healthy holistic living.”

Event Information2019 Totalsports Women’s Race   

Date Friday, 09 August 2019 / National Women’s Day
Venue: ·         Durban:  Kings Park Athletics Track
·         Johannesburg:  Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown
·         Cape Town:  Grand Parade, Cape Town CBD
Start Time: 10km / 08:00
  5km / 08:15
Entry Fee:  
10km licensed runner R130.00
5km R100.00
10km Durban unlicensed runner R160.00 (temporary license included)
10km Johannesburg  unlicensed runner R165.00 (temporary license included)
      10km Cape Town unlicensed


R170.00 (temporary license included)
      Entries Open: ONLINE entries open:   Monday, 01 April 2019

ONLINE entries close:  Friday, 26 July 2019

Enter via:

  IN-STORE entries open:  Wednesday, 01 May 2019
  IN-STORE entries close:  Monday, 15 July 2019
  Selected Totalsports Stores:



KZNWestville Pavillion, Gateway, Musgrave, The Bluff

and West Street

GautengSandton, Menlyn, Maponya Mall, Carlton Centre, Pritchard, Newtown and Eastgate.

Western CapeCanal Walk, Tygervalley, Waterfront and – Cavendish Women.

Each entrant will receive a fitted Event T-shirt and a finisher’s bracelet and will enjoy an entertaining route with refreshment points. 

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 (Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town) offering FREE clinical breast examinations and educating on the importance of self- breast examinations.

Like our Facebook page:  Women’s Race / The PinkDrive

Follow us on Twitter:  @womensrace / @TotalsportsSA / @thepinkdrive

Follow us on Instagram:  Totalsports_SA

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


ISSUED BY:                                            Newsport Media

ON BEHALF OF:                                    Totalsports Women’s Race


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