April 21, 2024

Puma Nitro Runs set to captivate the Mother City

By Jacky McClean


The vibrant Mother City is gearing up for a series of eight exciting PUMA NITRO™ RUNS leading up to the 9th annual Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K that is set to coincide with Mother’s Day.

These runs are open to all, whether you are part of a running club or just enjoy a casual stroll.”The first PUMA NITRO™ RUN will take place on Thursday, 14 March 2024 at 17:30, starting at The Burrow/Nine Four in Cape Town CBD,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports and Series Founder.

“This exciting fitness initiative serves as a lead-up to the main event, the Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K in May. Besides offering a fun 5km run, the PUMA NITRO™ RUNS provide a fantastic social platform for like-minded individuals to connect. What sets these runs apart is the exclusive opportunity for runners and walkers to test out PUMA’S  latest range of running shoes.”

PUMA NITRO RUNS by Chris Hitchcock

“PUMA’S dedicated technical team will be on-site at each run, offering valuable assistance and guidance to ensure every participant finds their perfect fit for an enhanced running experience," continues Meyer.”

“This hands-on experience allows you to accurately identify the shoe that aligns with your unique running style.

The PUMA NITRO™ RUNS are open to all club and non-club runners and walkers and are free of charge. There are fantastic prizes up for grabs, including a pair of PUMA Velocity NITRO™ 3 running shoes, courtesy of PUMA South Africa.

Participants are reminded to collect their lucky draw tickets on completion of the 5km run/walk.

In conclusion, Meyer emphasizes,  The PUMA NITRO™ RUNS offer a glimpse into the heart of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series, giving participants a taste of what awaits them at the Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K on Sunday, 12 May 2024.

1 Thursday 14 March 2024 17h30 The Burrow/Nine Four The Burrow/Nine Four, 10 Loop St,
Cape Town City Centre

2 Wednesday 20 March 2024 17h30 Century City Athletic Club Century City Athletic Club, Park
Lane, Milnerton

3 Tuesday 26 March 2024 17h30 The Sweat Shop The Sweat Shop, 29 Vineyard Road, Claremont, Cape Town

4 Wednesday 17 April 2024 17h30 Brackenfell Athletic Club, Brackenfell Athletic Club, 14
Witels St, Arauna, Cape Town

5 Thursday 25 April 2024 17h30/45 Sport SA Sport SA, 288 Main Rd, Paarl

6 Thursday 2 May 2024 17h30 Pinelands Athletic Club, Pinelands Athletic Club, 55 Forest
Dr, Service Road, Pinelands

7 Thursday 9 May 2024 17h30


The President Hotel, 4 Alexander Rd, Bantry Bay, Cape Town

8 Friday 10 May 2024 07h00 Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K

The Lookout V&A Waterfront, Granger Bay Blvd, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town

1. Sunday 07 April 2024 Absa RUN YOUR CITY GQEBERHA 10K
2. Sunday 12 May 2024 Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K
Start Line: Marine Drive, Milnerton
Finish Line: Lower Long Street opposite Absa Building
Entry Fee:
 Licenced Runners: R245.00
 Temp Licence: R50.00
Entry Includes:
 Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series Event Performance T-shirt
 Sponsor and Partner Gifts
 Race Number with Timing Chip
 Amazing Sponsor Route Entertainment Points
 Lively Route Entertainment Points
 2 x Refreshment Stations on Route
 Tog Bag Drop and Collect Service
 Pre and Post Event Entertainment
 Transport Service (to start and from finish)
 Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K Finisher’s Medal

3. Sunday 07 July 2024 Absa RUN YOUR CITY DURBAN 10K
4. Sunday 25 August 2024 Absa RUN YOUR CITY TSHWANE 10K
5. Tuesday 24 September 2024 Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K

EXCITING NEWS: In 2024, each of the five Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series events will showcase unique, city-specific medals, adding a personalized touch to the participant experience reflective of the host city’s essence and character.

CHARITY SUPPORT: The Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series has welcomed the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) as the official charity for the entire series of events taking place in Gqeberha, Cape Town, Durban, Tshwane and Joburg in 2024. A non-profit leader in the fight against cancer since 1931, CANSA enables research, educates the public and advocates for and supports all people affected by cancer, while leading SA towards a cancer-free society.

When entering an Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series event online, runners can show their support by donating towards CANSA.

Facebook: @Gqeberha10k / @CapeTown10k / @Durban10k / @Tshwane10k / @Joburg10k
Instagram: @Gqeberha10k / @CapeTown10k / @Durban10k / @Tshwane10k / @Joburg10k
Hashtag: #RunYourCity #AbsaRunYourCity
Websites: www.runyourcityseries.com

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