Stillwater Sports, the organizers of South Africa’s award-winning road running series is excited to announce that in 2023 the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series will boast a combined Prize Purse of R 1 560 000.00.
Revolutionizing the road running space since 2015, the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series consists of five mass participation events that are hosted across five cities: Absa RUN YOUR CITY GQEBERHA 10K (Sunday 02 April 2023), Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K (Sunday 14 May 2023), Absa RUN YOUR CITY DURBAN 10K (Sunday 09 July 2023), Absa RUN YOUR CITY TSHWANE 10K (Sunday 27 August 2023) and the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K (Sunday 24 September 2023).
“We’re excited to confirm that the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series has a combined series Prize Purse of R 1 560 000.00 in 2023,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports and Founder of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series. “To break it down, each of the five events will be allocated 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. The overall winners in each city (first male and first female) will each take home R30 000.00, with R25 000.00 going to the runners up and R20 000.00 to the third-place finishers. The Age Category Prize Purse will be allocated towards the Top Three finishers in the Junior, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 – 69 and 70+ Age Categories.”
To view the Prize Purse Breakdown, CLICK HERE
“Our goal is to become the leading 10km road running series in the world,” continues Meyer. “We trust that the 2023 Prize Purse will serve both as motivation and reward, to contenders. We can’t wait to witness world class performances on home soil and are excited to kick off the 2023 season with the Absa RUN YOUR CITY GQEBERHA 10K on Sunday 02 April 2023. We would like to invite runners from across the country to join in on the fun as we #RunYourCity in 2023!”
EVENT INFORMATION: 2023 Absa RUN YOUR CITY SERIES
A diverse road running series, the RUN YOUR CITY Series integrates businesses, families, investment in community, world class achievement and fun for all participants. Placing each host city on a pedestal, iconic landmarks form the foundation of a magnificent route experience that also boasts a feel-good vibe compliments of the city’s leading performing arts groups, refreshments, exciting sponsor activations and enthusiastic support along the way.
|1. Sunday 02 April 2023||Absa RUN YOUR CITY GQEBERHA 10K|
|2. Sunday 14 May 2023||Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K|
|3. Sunday 09 July 2023||Absa RUN YOUR CITY DURBAN 10K|
|4. Sunday 27 August 2023||Absa RUN YOUR CITY TSHWANE 10K|
|5. Sunday 24 September 2023||Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K|
Hashtag: #RunYourCity #AbsaRunYourCity
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/