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FNB JOBURG 10K CITYRUN BOASTS A R250 000 PRIZE PURSE

15 July 2019


Starting at FNB Bank City (Johannesburg) and finishing at Mary Fitzgerald Square (Newtown) on Tuesday 24 September 2019 (National Heritage Day) runners taking part in the 4thannual FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN will be seen vying for their share in an impressive R250 000 prize purse.

“The FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN is a ‘proudly South African, proudly Joburg’ must do mass participation road race,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports. “We are excited to celebrate the event’s 4thanniversary in 2019 and are equally excited to be able to award local and international athletes for their support and hard work, by offering a deserving prize purse of R250 000.  This prize purse includes a whopping total of R30 000 that will go to both the open men’s and women’s winners 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,” continues Meyer.  “Juniors, Veterans, Masters, Grand Master as well as the 70+ age groupers will earn prize money from 1stto 3rdplace.  We are thankful for the support received from our valued sponsors.  Without them this prize purse would not be possible.  We look forward to witnessing exciting racing and impressive achievements, while celebrating our heritage on 24 September.”

EVENT INFORMATION:  2019 FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN 
 
Starting in front of FNB Bank City, runners (and walkers) will be treated to a 10km route experience that will highlight iconic landmarks and feature lively performances by a host of Joburg’s leading performing arts groups.  Iconic landmarks to look out for will include: the Nelson Mandela Bridge, FNB Bank City, Constitution Hill, Mary Fitzgerald Square, Wits University and Ellis Park Stadium to mention just a few.
 

Date: Tuesday, 24 September 2019
Start Time: 08:00
Venue: Start – FNB Bank City in Johannesburg
  Finish - Mary Fitzgerald Square (Newtown)
Entry Fee: Standard Entry: R185 (licensed) / R220 (unlicensed)
Gold Package Entry: R850 (licensed) / R885 (unlicensed)
Entries Close: Monday, 09 September 2019
 
CHARITY SUPPORT:  When entering online runners can choose to support one (or all four) of the event’s charities:  1. Cotlands,2. Johannesburg Heritage Foundation, 3. Johannesburg SPCAand 4. Reach For A Dream Foundation.
 
Facebook:  Joburg-10K 
Twitter:  @joburg10K 
Instagram:  @Joburg10K
Hashtag: #FNBRunYourCity
Website:  www.joburg10k.com
 
The FNB Run Your City Seriesis made up of three races around South Africa, namely, the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN, the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN and the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN. 
For further information please visit www.runyourcityseries.com
 



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