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The organisers of SA’s most iconic 10km road running series, the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series have announced that Chery will be the Official Vehicle Partner of the series with the signing of a two-year agreement between the parties.


“We are extremely excited to welcome Chery as the Vehicle Partner of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series in 2022,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports and Founder of the Series. “The Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series has been revolutionising the sport of road running in South Africa since 2015, and we are extremely proud to have sponsor partners who focus on similar innovative elements, just as we do. In this regard Chery is a perfect match for the series, being a premium new brand, with a customer driven approach.  We look forward to enhancing the event with the fantastic vehicles that Chery will provide.”


“The success of the series can be attributed to a number of important factors such as fantastic partnerships as well as the constant drive for innovation. Our team is continuously pushing the boundaries to offer a truly unique road running experience.”


“To keep ahead of the competition Chery also relies on innovation, placing a huge emphasis on research and development,” continues Meyer. “It’s always great to team up with a partner that shares the same beliefs. We are extremely proud to show off the impressive Chery fleet at the Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K this coming weekend. The vehicles will form an integral part of our event team. Look out for the stylish Chery display at registration as well as on event day at the start and finish.”


Commenting on the new association, Mr Tony Liu, Chery South Africa Executive Deputy GM said, “It is a pleasure to announce this association. We believe that mass participation events such as the Absa RUN YOUR CITY series, is enjoyed by all in South Africa. Chery wants to make a difference in South Africa and help to create memorable experiences for all South Africans.”




The Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series has established itself as a ‘proudly South African’ mass participation road running series that celebrates everything that is iconic to its host city – the vibe, the city and the people! The 10km point to point routes are fast and flat, highlight iconic landmarks and boast magnificent views while featuring lively performances from local performing arts groups.    


1.       Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K Sunday 15 May 2022
2.       Absa RUN YOUR CITY DURBAN 10K Sunday 10 July 2022
3.       Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K Saturday 24 September 2022



Facebook: @CherySouthAfrica / @CapeTown10k / @Durban10k / @Joburg10k

Instagram: @cherysouthernafrica / @CapeTown10k / @Durban10k / @Joburg10k

Hashtag:  #RunYourCity #AbsaRunYourCity

Websites:  www.runyourcityseries.com



About Absa


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 three unique events namely the Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K (launched in 2015), the Absa RUN YOUR CITY DURBAN 10K (launched in 2017) 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/