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Mr 10-kay eyeing FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

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  Precious Mashele has set his sights on the 3rdannual FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN that will take place on Sunday 13 October 2019.   They call him “Mr. 10-kay” for a reason. Twenty-eight-year old Lesibe Precious Mashele who trains under the guidance of Hendrick Ramaala at Zoo Lake, has failed to win only one 10km race in the last two ...

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Runner will take 80th birthday in his stride at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Jannie Pieters and Michelle Carnegie

Bedfordview (Gauteng) runner, Jannie Pieters will make his FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN debut on Sunday, 13 October 2019, one month after his 80thbirthday!   Sharing his passion for running with his daughter, Michelle Carnegie, Pieters jumped at the opportunity for them to partake in this much loved event.      “I’ve been running for over 35 years, since my 40’s,” ...

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FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN entries open this coming weekend

Enthusiastic runners in action during the “PUMA Beat Bolt Sprint” section of the 2018 FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN route.  Photo Credit:  Anthony Grote

Entries for the 3rdannual FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN(taking place on Sunday 13 October 2019) will open this coming Saturday 01 June. “Although only in its third year, the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN has delivered nail-biting performances,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “In 2017 the inaugural event sawUganda’s Joshua Cheptegei smash the South African all-comers record of 27:55 set ...

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Records tumble at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Joshua Cheptegei photo credit Tobias Ginsberg

Perfect weather conditions, a fast route and a deep field resulted in a plethora of records tumbling at the 2ndannual FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN on Sunday, 14 October 2018. Joshua Cheptegei broke his own course record and with that the Ugandan Record and the SA All Comers record on the day.  Swiss sensation, Julien Wanders broke both the Swiss National ...

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In-form Wanders seeking sub 28 at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Seen here (far right):  Julien Wanders in action at the inaugural FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN in 2017.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Breaking 28 minutes over 10km is the target for 22-year-old Swiss National Record Holder, Julien Wanders, as he returns to Durban on Sunday, 14 October 2018 for that onslaught at the 2ndrunning of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN. Wanders was third across the line at the inaugural event in 2017 with a new personal best of 28:13, then a Swiss ...

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Commonwealth 10 000m Champion eyes FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN win

Stella Chesang and Jackline Chepngeno in action at the 2018 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.  Chesang finished 2nd behind Chepngeno on the day.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Uganda’s Stella Chesang, the 2018 Commonwealth Games 10 000m champion will return to South Africa on Sunday,  14 October to take on country woman and FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN defending champion, Mercyline Chelangat. Chesang complained of fatigue when she ran the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN in May earlier this year, where she finished 3rd.  However, the 21-year-old is shaping ...

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Leading performing arts groups spearhead route entertainment at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Amabhubesi Zulu Dancers at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN by Rogan Ward

The streets of Durban will be buzzing with music and dance on Sunday, 14 October 2018 when the City’s leading performing arts groups gather to entertain (and motivate) thousands of runners as they take on the 2ndannual  FNB Durban 10KCITYSURFRUN.   Performing arts groups to look out for on route will include the:  Durban Girls’ High Majorettes, Durban Regiment Pipe ...

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FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN boasts an impressive prize purse

FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN by Tobias Ginsberg

Stillwater Sports, the organisers of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN are excited to announce that the 2018 event (taking place on Sunday, 14 October 2018) will boast a whopping Prize Purse of R250 000.   “We are proud to increase the Prize Purse of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN from R212 000 (in 2017) to R250 000 in 2018,” says Michael Meyer, Managing ...

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