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Seen here:  Runners enjoying the Absa Run Your City Series Vibe. 

Photo Credit:  Mark Sampson

Runners (and walkers) who enter (and pay) the Absa Run Your City Series (Absa Cape Town 12 ONERUN, Absa Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN and/or Absa Joburg 10K CITYRUN) before Tuesday 31 March 2020 stand a chance to win a R5 000 Totalsports Gift Voucher.

“There are three Totalsports vouchers up for grabs, one in each city,” confirms Agne du Plessis, Stillwater Sports Head of Road Running.  “It’s important to note that the ‘Early Bird Entry’ period will close for all three events on Tuesday 31 March 2020.  We are thankful to Totalsports for offering such an amazing prize.  The ‘Early Bird Winners’ are sure to put the voucher to get use before event day.”

“As the sports brand authority Totalsports is proud to be involved with the Absa Run Your City Series,” says Nikki Crous, Head of Totalsports Marketing. “Each event highlights the beauty and splendour of its host city, encourages mass participation, boasts magnificent on route entertainment and attracts the attention of both local and international runners.  We are proud to be associated with the event. Whether you are running for a PB, running for a cause or running for the sheer pleasure of it, we look forward to watching you cross the finish line”

EVENT INFORMATION:  2020 Absa Run Your City Series

Date Event Venue Entry Fee Charities
1.       Sunday 17 May 2020 Absa Cape Town 12 ONERUN Start:  Woodbridge Island

Finish:  Bree Street (Cape Town, CBD)

Standard Fee:    R195 (licensed) R235 (unlicensed)

Gold Package Fee:  R850 (licensed) R890 (unlicensed)

1. help2read

2. Cotlands

3. Die Burger Kinderfonds 

4. The Cape Of Good Hope SPCA

2.       Sunday 12 July 2020 Absa Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN Start:  Blue Lagoon (Athlone Drive)

Finish:  Beachfront Precinct (near The Bike and Bean)

Standard Fee:    R195 (licensed) / R225 (unlicensed)

Gold Package Fee:   R850 (licensed) R880 (unlicensed)


1. The Reach For A Dream Foundation


3. Durban & Coast SPCA

4. LIV Village 

5. iThemba Lethu

3.       Thursday 24 September 2020 Absa Joburg 10K CITYRUN Start:   Absa Bank City in Johannesburg

Finish:  Mary Fitzgerald Square (Newtown)

Standard Fee:     R195 (licensed) R230 (unlicensed)

Gold Package Fee:   R850 (licensed) R885 (unlicensed)


1. Cotlands

2. Johannesburg Heritage Foundation

3. Johannesburg SPCA 

4. Reach For A Dream Foundation


1.    “Early Bird” Entries:

(only applicable from 03 February – 31 March 2020)

Runners who enter and pay by Tuesday 31 March 2020 will automatically be included into an “Early Bird” giveaway offer with the chance to win a Totalsports Gift Voucher to the value of R5000 (One gift voucher per event / T&C’s apply).   
2.    Company Entries (Standard and Gold Package): Each company that enters 10 or more runners will receive a 15% discount on their entry fee (T&C’s apply).
3.    Runners Taking Part in ALL THREE Events

·         Absa Cape Town 12 ONERUN

·         Absa Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

·         Absa Joburg 10K CITYRUN

Runners that participate in ALL THREE RACES will receive a limited-edition t-shirt and medal.  Finishers will receive Gold Package treatment at the Absa Joburg 10K CITYRUN (the 3rd and final event).

WORLD ATHLETICS LABEL-STATUS:  The Absa Run Your City Series has achieved an incredible feat with all three iconic road races receiving World Athletics Label-statuses in 2020.  The Absa Cape Town 12 ONERUN and Absa Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN received Silver-status, while the Absa Joburg 10K CITYRUN was awarded Bronze-status.  World Athletics Label Road Races are races that the World Athletics designates as one of the “leading road races around the world.”

Facebook: Ctown12 / Durban10k / Joburg-10K

Twitter: @CTown12 / @Durban10k / @joburg10K

Instagram: @capetown_12 / @Durban10k / @Joburg10K

Hashtag:  #AbsaRunYourCity

Website:  www.thecapetown12.com / www.durban10k.com / www.joburg10k.com

About the Absa Run Your City Series:

Absa is proud to once again bring you the Absa Run Your City Series which  comprises of three unique mass participation events that integrate business involvement, family, diversity, investment in community, world class achievement and fun for all participants, both individuals and businesses alike.

Each of the races are developed to take participants through the historical routes around each city, thereby adding a tourism element to each race, making it more than a race but an economic opportunity for each community.

The Absa Run Your City Series is made up of three races around South Africa, namely, the Absa Cape Town 12 ONERUN, the Absa Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN and the Absa Joburg 10K CITYRUN.

For further information please visit www.runyourcityseries.com