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FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN entries open this week

FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN by Tobias Ginsberg

Entries for the 4thannual FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN (taking place on Tuesday, 24 September 2019 / National Heritage Day) will open on Wednesday, 01 May 2019 #RunJoburgYourWay.   “What better way to celebrate National Heritage Day than to be part of the action of the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “Like its sister events, ...

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Ayeko looking to challenge at FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

The Elite Men’s field in action at the 2018 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Twenty-year old Joel Ayeko from Uganda is hoping to make an impact at the 2019 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday, 19 May 2019.    Ayeko is a relatively new comer to the sport, making his first appearance in 2016 at the Pettinengo 9.6km race in Italy, where he finished 14thbehind illustrious names such as multiple World Champion, Ezekiel Kemboi ...

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Pacesetters ready for a Top Class FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

A group of twenty reputable runners will set the pace for fellow runners (who have very specific finishing goals) at the 5th annual FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN, the Cape’s premier 12km road race, on Sunday, 19 May 2019.  “The aim of pace setting is to run the race in a particular time (at an even effort) in order to assist other runners to run that specific goal time,” says Rassie Pretorius.  “Pace setting is especially helpful to novice runners that have a specific goal time in mind, but that are not sure at what pace to run.  Being a pace setter is very satisfying as you get to help other runners to realize their dreams.  We will publish all our activities on the Western Province Pace Setters Facebook group.  You’ll be able to spot us on the day by looking for the flags that we carry.  The goal time will be on the top most flag.  We look forward to helping runners realize their dreams at this top class event.”  Seen here (from left to right):  Craig Stachan, Petro Neethling and Conrad Koorts were part of the pacesetting team at the 2017 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.  Photo Credit:  Mark Sampson

A group of twenty reputable runners will set the pace for fellow runners (who have very specific finishing goals) at the 5thannual FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN, the Cape’s premier 12km road race, on Sunday, 19 May 2019.    “I have run and pace set at the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN since the event’s inception in 2015,” says Rassie ...

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Gauteng support for coastal-city marathon picking up momentum

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Flat fast course, beautiful route and world-class organisation of Sanlam Cape Town Marathon are major drawcards   Johannesburg, 4 April 2019 – Africa’s only IAAF Gold Label-status marathon officially kicked off preparations for this year’s springtime event with a press conference this afternoon in Sandton. This inaugural Joburg launch marks the significance of an event witnessing growing support from the ...

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Drum Café ready to shine at FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

Drum Café Cape Town will be seen in action for the 4th consecutive year entertaining entrants (and spectators) on- route at the Cape’s premier 12km road race, the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday, 19 May 2019.  Founded in 1997, Drum Café consists of drummers, marimba players, dancers and singers all performing with traditional African instruments and style.  Photo Credit:  Drum Café

Drum Café Cape Town will be seen in action for the 4th consecutive year entertaining entrants (and spectators) on- route at the Cape’s premier 12km road race, the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday, 19 May 2019.   Founded in 1997, Drum Café consists of drummers, marimba players, dancers and singers all performing with traditional African instruments and style.   ...

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Growing international interest in Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

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Cape Town, 27 March 2019 – Organisers of Africa’s only IAAF Gold Label-status multi-award-winning city marathon aim to increase international participation to at least 15% this year. Over eighty countries participated in last year’s Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, representing 10% of the marathon entrants. Southern African Development Community (SADC) states, Northern and Western Europe, Asia and North American countries were ...

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Prize Purse announced for 2019 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

The FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN will boast an impressive overall prize purse of R250 000 in 2019, with the open men’s and women’s winners each taking home a whopping R30 000 on the day.  Prize money has been allocated to the top 10 finishers in the Open Category, with the runner- up in the Open Men’s and Women’s races taking home R17 000 each and the final spot on the podium securing R13 000.  Juniors, Veterans, Masters, Grand Master as well as the 70+ age groupers will earn prize money from 1st to 3rd place.  Seen here:  Elite Men’s runners in action during the 2018 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

The FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN will boast an impressive overall prize purse of R250 000 in 2019, with the open men’s and women’s winners each taking home a whopping R30 000 on the day.   “Celebrating its 5th anniversary in 2019, the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN has established itself as a ‘proudly South African, proudly Cape Town’ must do road ...

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Runners enable Die Burger Kinderfonds to enrich lives at the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

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A proud charity of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN since the event’s inception in 2015, Die Burger Kinderfonds received a welcome donation of R9 045 in 2018 thanks to runner support.    Started in 1957, Die Burger Kinderfondsis a non-profit organisation that aims to assist with the educational needs of less fortunate children and developing the youth’s leadership skills. “Youth development ...

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