SPUR EXPANDS ‘RUN YOUR CITY’ PARTNERSHIP Spur has expanded its footprint in the road running arena by teaming up with both the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN (Sunday, 24 September 2017) and the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN (Sunday, 08 October 2017), the sister events of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN. “We are proud to host three mass participation road running events in the heart of Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. “Each event highlights the beauty of its host city while incorporating iconic landmarks on route. The 3rd annual FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN attracted a record field earlier this year. After taking in the scenic beauty of the Mother City and enjoying energetic on route entertainment, runners were welcomed home by mouth-watering aromas thanks to Spur. We are excited to extend our partnership by welcoming Spur to both the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN (now in its 2nd year) and the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN (the inaugural event). Runners and spectators will definitely not be going home hungry.” According to Clare Rainey, Spur Brand Development Manager, Spur strives to build on the already active lifestyles enjoyed by all South Africans. “We are proud to support proudly South African events. We had an amazing time at the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN earlier this year and are excited to expand our partnership by teaming up with the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN and the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN. Spur will take over the last kilometre at both events. Runners can look forward to a ‘mouth-watering’ welcome home.” Team Spur’s two-time Swiss Mountain Bike Marathon Champion Ariane Lüthi will be seen leading out the elite race at the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN on Sunday, 24 September 2017. “I am proud to wear Spur on my chest all year round,” says Lüthi. “The FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN is ideal for all runners, whether fast or slow. It’s an amazing event for people to come together. The route goes through the heart of Joburg. This is really special. I am excited to be leading out the elite field, on my bicycle of course. I really admire the athletes that run like gazelles. It will be a hard 10km even for me. I am excited to be part of this mass road running event and look forward to delving into a sporting world other than that of mountain biking.” EVENT INFORMATION: FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN Iconic landmarks to look out for on the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN route 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: Sunday, 24 September 2017 (Heritage Day) Time: 08:00 Start Venue: FNB Bank City Johannesburg Finish Venue: Mary Fitzgerald Square Newtown Charity Support: When entering online, runners can choose to support either or all three of the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN Charities: the Johannesburg Heritage Foundation, the Johannesburg SPCA and/or the Reach For A Dream Foundation. EVENT INFORMATION: FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN Iconic landmarks to look out for on the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN route will include: the Moses Mabhida Stadium, City Hall and the Durban Railway Station to mention just a few. Date: Sunday, 8 October 2017 Time: 08:00 Start Venue: Masabalala Yengwa Street, in front of Moses Mabhida Stadium Finish Venue: Beachfront Precinct adjacent to Moses Mabhida Stadium Charity Support: When entering online, runners can choose to support The Reach For A Dream Foundation, TREE and/or the SPCA Durban. Like our Facebook page: Joburg-10K / Durban10k Follow us on Twitter: @joburg10K / @Durban10k Follow us on Instagram: @Joburg10K / @Durban10k Official hashtag: #J10krun / #D10Krun For more information on the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.joburg10k.com For more information on the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN email email@example.com or visit www.durban10k.com Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.