Runners and walkers are invited to actively embrace Valentine’s Day by registering for the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series’ second challenge, ‘The LOVE Run 5K’ Strava Challenge that is set to take place on Wednesday, 14 February 2024.
“This challenge is the perfect opportunity for energetic couples, friends, and families to celebrate Valentine’s Day actively,” states Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports and Founder of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series. “These Strava Challenges serve as an excellent platform for runners to connect, encouraging a stronger, healthier, and highly active RUN YOUR CITY Series running community. In addition to being a fun way to stay active, it also provides perfect preparation for the upcoming 2024 Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series. Seize the opportunity, gather your significant other, family members, and friends, and transform this Valentine’s Day into an active and enjoyable experience by participating in ‘The LOVE Run 5K’ Challenge on Strava.”
“Runners will need to complete their 5km run/walk between 05:00 – 23:00 on Wednesday 14 February,” continues Meyer. “An awesome pair of PUMA NITRO running shoes is up for grabs. To stand a chance to win this fantastic prize, all you need to do is complete the 5km run and share your experience, pictures, and routes to the RUN YOUR CITY Series Strava Club page.”
Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series Challenge #2: ‘The LOVE Run 5K’ Challenge on Strava
Date: Wednesday 14 February 2024
Time: between 05:00 – 23:00
Route: Runners can choose their own location and route
How to join Challenge #2 / ‘The LOVE Run 5K’ Challenge:
Runners are to “join” the RUN YOUR CITY Series Running Club on Strava: https://www.strava.com/clubs/rycs
If runners have not done so yet, they will need to create a Strava Account before they can join the club.
Runners are to join ‘The LOVE Run 5K’ challenge on the RUN YOUR CITY Series Running Club by clicking on the orange “I’m in” button displayed next to the Event listing.
Runners must record their run using a smartphone (Android or iPhone device) or smart watch (Garmin).
Runners must share their activities, pictures, and routes to the RUN YOUR CITY Series Strava Club page. All activities logged during the challenge period must be uploaded to Strava no later than 23:00 on Wednesday 14 February 2024.
WIN BIG: The names of 5 lucky runners will go into a lucky draw to win an AWESOME pair of PUMA NITRO Running Shoes. Don’t forget to share your activity to the RUN YOUR CITY Series Running Club on Strava within the stipulated time frame. The winner will be selected by random draw and announced on the RUN YOUR CITY Series Running Club page on Thursday 15 February 2024.
EVENT INFORMATION: 2024 Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series
The Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series is an inclusive road running series that brings together elites, passionate runners, walkers, and those striving for healthier lifestyles. Each event seamlessly blends world-class achievements with a vibrant atmosphere, ensuring that participants of all backgrounds find both challenge and enjoyment in the experience.
|Sunday 07 April 2024
|Absa RUN YOUR CITY GQEBERHA 10K
|Sunday 12 May 2024
|Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K
|Sunday 07 July 2024
|Absa RUN YOUR CITY DURBAN 10K
|Sunday 25 August 2024
|Absa RUN YOUR CITY TSHWANE 10K
|Tuesday 24 September 2024
|Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K
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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/