The vibrant streets of the Mother City will be painted red on Sunday 12 May when participants from all walks of life gather to take on the second installment of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series in 2024 —the iconic Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K.
“Entries are officially open for the 9th annual Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports and Event Founder. “As the birthplace of the Series, Cape Town holds a very special place in our hearts. We look forward to welcoming runners from diverse backgrounds, coming together to celebrate fitness, community, and the breathtaking landscapes that make the Mother City the ideal backdrop for this world-class event. Join us in making this edition an unforgettable celebration of running excellence!”
“The City of Cape Town is thrilled to once again team up with the organisers of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series in 2024 to host the world-class Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K,” says City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security JP Smith. “Whether you call this vibrant city home or you’re visiting from afar, we would like to extend a warm welcome to all runners participating. This event not only showcases the beauty of our city but also promotes an active and healthy lifestyle, encouraging citizens and visitors alike to explore and enjoy the vibrant streets of the Mother City. We wish you the best of luck come race day. Enjoy every stride!”
“Being part of this event holds great significance for Western Province Athletics (WPA),” says Farouk Meyer, President, Western Province Athletics. “It not only embodies our commitment to promoting a vibrant running culture but also allows us to interact with and support the diverse running community in the province. The event perfectly encapsulates the spirit of athleticism, camaraderie, and the pursuit of excellence (from grassroots to the highest levels of competition) that we, at WPA proudly promote.”
EVENT INFORMATION: Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K
As part of the iconic Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series, a mass participation 10km road run series, the Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K will showcase the city’s iconic landmarks along the route, while offering participants a glimpse of its magnificent beauty. Whether you’re a seasoned elite runner, a casual jogger, or a newcomer to the sport, this event promises to exceed all expectations, leaving you eagerly anticipating more.
|Sunday 07 April 2024
|Absa RUN YOUR CITY GQEBERHA 10K
|Sunday 12 May 2024
|Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K
|Start Line: Marine Drive, Milnerton
|Finish Line: Lower Long Street opposite Absa Building
|Entry Fee: Licenced Runners: R245.00Temp Licence: R50.00 Entry Includes: Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series Event Performance T-shirtAbsa Entrant GiftsRace Number with Timing ChipAmazing Sponsor Route Entertainment PointsLively Route Entertainment Points2 x Refreshment Stations on RouteTog Bag Drop and Collect ServicePre and Post Event Entertainment Transport Service (to start and from finish)Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series Finisher’s Medal
|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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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/