The 2024 season of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series is set to commence in the Eastern Cape, with the second annual Absa RUN YOUR CITY GQEBERHA 10K.
The race will take place on 7 April and entries are already open.
“We are thrilled to be back in the ‘friendly city’ in April to kick off the 2024 Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series,” said Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports and Event Founder. “While the series was first introduced to Gqeberha in 2023, it resulted in an overwhelmingly positive response, delivering on all fronts – from excitement and entertainment to outstanding performances. With the unwavering support of our valued sponsors and partners, including Eastern Province Athletics and the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, we remain dedicated to enhancing the overall experience of the Absa RUN YOUR CITY GQEBERHA 10K in 2024.”
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“We are excited to be back in Gqeberha for the second year to connect with like-minded individuals who are passionate about promoting a healthy and active lifestyle through running and walking, while making a difference in their communities,” said Jabulile Nsibanyoni, Head of Sponsorships, Brand and Marketing at Absa. “The unique thing about the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series is that it allows participants to explore each city and what it has to offer. When we launched the first ever Absa RUN YOUR CITY GQEBERHA 10K, the friendly people came in numbers to be part of the race. We are confident that the 2024 race will be no different, only bigger and better.”
The remaining races in the 2024 Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series will take place on the following dates:
12 May – Cape Town
7 July – Durban
25 August – Tshwane
24 September – Johannesburg