UWC gears up for Fast and Flat 10km on 1 June 2013
So: If you think you are ready for the Comrades Marathon, you have the opportunity to test your speed and stamina at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) Athletics Club’s annual 10km Fast ‘n Flatand 5km Fun Run on Saturday 1 June 2013 held in conjunction with the HIV/AIDS Unit and the Saartjie Baartman Centre.
All runners, walkers and wheelchair entrants are welcome. The race caters for athletes from all ages and takes place a day before the Comrades Marathon. The race is one of the major road events in the country.
Despite chilly conditions, athletes come out in their numbers to attend. Last year, UWC had a turnout of more than 1500 athletes for the 10km race and more than 500
participants for the 5km Fun Run.
The event is well supported by athletic clubs across the country and is quite popular among local athletes in and around Cape Town.
The race allows the perfect opportunity for sponsors, partners and potential donors to market their brand.
Registration will take place at the UWC Sports Stadium at 6am and the race will start at 7.30am. Licensed runners pay R35 to enter and non-licensed runners pay R55. The 5km Fun Run and walk will cost R10 for those who want to participate.
For more information contact: Jerome Walters at firstname.lastname@example.org or call him on 021 959 2056