Totalsports Ladies Race Johannesburg and Stellenbosch support PinkDrive

The Totalsports Ladies Race supports PinkDrive, a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) that is committed to improving breast cancer awareness, education, and providing and offering services to women across South Africa.  Runners taking part in the Totalsports Ladies Race in Johannesburg and Stellenbosch on Saturday, 09 August 2014 are encouraged to show their support by dressing in pink.  Photo Credit ~ Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

The Totalsports Ladies Race supports PinkDrive, a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) that is committed to improving breast cancer awareness, education, and providing and offering services to women across
South Africa. Runners taking part in the Totalsports Ladies Race in Johannesburg and Stellenbosch on Saturday, 09 August 2014 are encouraged to show their support by dressing in pink. Photo Credit ~ Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Runners taking on the much anticipated Totalsports Ladies Race in Johannesburg and Stellenbosch on Saturday, 09 August 2014 can feel proud knowing that their entry contributes towards PinkDrive, a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) that is committed to promoting breast cancer awareness and providing breast health education and services to men and women across South Africa.

“We are truly grateful to be the beneficiary of the Totalsports Ladies Race Johannesburg and Stellenbosch for the third year running,” says Noelene Kotschan, Founder and CEO PinkDrive.  “The streets were abuzz with excitement at the 2013 events.  Although the front ladies said that the competition was tough, it is still much easier than someone being diagnosed with breast cancer.  Our main message that we’d like to get across is that early detection of breast cancer saves lives, and that cancer is a word and not a sentence.  It is vitally important that we continue to reach as many South African women (and men), by taking health services to the public.  Being part of the Totalsports Ladies Race brings us closer to our goal”.

“Our medical team will be on hand at both events,” continues Kotschan.  “We will be offering free clinical breast examinations and answer any concerns that the participants and their families may have.   We encourage participants to visit our ‘pink shop 4 cancer’ stand to pimp themselves pink.  In Stellenbosch we will also have our own Blikkiesdorp ‘proudly pink and blue’ minstrels joining us”. 

EVENT INFORMATION:  Johannesburg

Date: Saturday, 09 August 2014
Venue: Roosevelt High School, Emmarentia
Distances & Cost: 5km / R68.40 (temporary license not needed)
  10km / R112.30 (includes temporary license & compulsory disposable timing chip)
  10km / R95.19 (club runners, includes compulsory disposable timing chip)
Start: 08:00

 

Number Collection:   Saturday, 02 August 2014 between 09:00 – 15:00, Sunday, 03 August 2014 between 13:00 – 17:00 or Thursday, 07 August 2014 between 16:00 – 20:00 at Roosevelt High School, Roosevelt Park (Emmarentia).

EVENT INFORMATION:  Stellenbosch

Date: Saturday, 09 August 2014
Venue: Start ~ Plein Street / Finish ~ Coetzenburg Stadium
Distance & Cost: 5km / R68.40 (temporary licence not necessary)
  10km / R129.40 (temporary licence & compulsory disposable timing chip included)
  10km / R95.19 (club runners / includes compulsory disposable timing chip)
Start: 08:00

 

Number Collection:  Saturday, 02 August 2014 between 10:00 – 17:00 at Kenridge Primary School (Durbanville), Monday, 04 August 2014 between 12:00 – 18:00 at The River Club (Observatory) and Wednesday, 06 August 2014 between 13:00 – 19:00 at The Stellenbosch Town Hall.

Entries are limited to 5000 entries per event.  Entrants will receive an official race t-shirt.

Twitter:  @tsladiesrace / @ThePinkDrive

Facebook:    Totalsports / PinkDrive

For more information on PinkDrive visit www.pinkdrive.co.za  For more information on the Totalsports Ladies Race:  Johannesburg contact 086 005 1021, Stellenbosch contact   (021) 511 – 7130.  For race rules or on-line entries visit www.totalsports.co.za.