12 April 2019 Gauteng Night Run kicks off Arnold Classic Africa

The inaugural Gauteng Night Run will set the Sandton streets alight come Thursday 16 May at 19h30: The night before the start of Africa’s greatest sporting festival The Arnold Classic Africa.

Initiated and hosted by the Gauteng Provincial Government, the Gauteng Night Run will be an 8km fun run for everyone from far and wide. With entries now open, the expected 3000 runners will set off at 19h30 sharp, starting and ending at Crawford College Sandton.

The entry fee is R180 per person, with juniors and grand masters at only R100 each. Inclusive in the fee is a shirt and medal for each runner. Entries are open via www.nightrun.co.za, and are set to close on 10 May 2019.

“We’re delighted to extend our partnership with this year’s Arnold Classic Africa by way of a run through the Sandton streets and we absolutely welcome everyone to join us in a celebration of life! This event is another way in which we can help citizens be involved in regular exercise and help them to lead a heathy lifestyle which has numerous benefits to reducing various health issues. Entries are now open, we welcome everyone to come and run: let’s fill up the streets,” says the MEC for Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation Faith Mazibuko.

Wayne Price of Gentle Giant Promotions says that the Arnold Classic Africa will benefit from this great initiative;

“We welcome the news of this run on the eve of our three day festival and promise that we’ll meet all entrants at the start line come 16 May. The Gauteng Provincial Government is to be commended on their efforts of highlighting the importance of exercise, which is why we did not hesitate to join forces for this race.”

Event organiser Danny Blumberg of DB Events would like to give a special thanks to Gauteng Provincial Government, City of Joburg and Arnold Classic Africa.

 

To enter: www.nightrun.co.za

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