Sandton welcomes the biggest street mile

 

Fredman Drive in Sandton will be a hive of activity on Thursday evening 6 April when runners from all over the country participate in the biggest street mile event in the country.

One of the main reasons why the KPMG SunMile is held is to encourage camaraderie between friends and colleagues through corporate wellness. The event also provides a platform for South Africa’s elite runners and raises funds for the Heart Foundation through the Executive Challenge.

Runners will recall that the race was postponed earlier this year due to inclement weather. “Ultimately we made the right decision to postpone [it] as the safety of our runners will always be of utmost importance. We want to bring back the street mile with a bang, for participants to run, celebrate and support others. It’s an event that brings people together. Come 6pm on Thursday 6 April, we’ll be setting the Sandton streets alight,” said KPMG’s Pierre Jacobs.

Read Five ways to tie your running shoes

The route will include live performances, pumping music and DJs at the finish, including a live performance by Rubber Duc. The News Café precinct will celebrate with food and drinks galore.

“There’s plenty for our nearly 2 000 entrants to look forward to, including an event T-shirt, finishers medal and free race photos posted to their social media pages,” said Jacobs.

“The Heart Foundation is of primary importance to this event and we’ve already raised in excess of R50 000 for them thanks to the CEO challenge. Miss and Mrs South Africa will also be present on race day and enjoy the festivities and fabulous celebrations of healthy living, exercise and friendship.”

Entries can still be made on the day. There will be a partial closure of Fredman Drive from 10am and a full road closure from 4pm.

For more information on the event go visit www.sunmile.co.za or on Twitter #KPMGSunMile

find your
dream home

looking for an
affordable
apartment

List your Property

It's easy in only three
simple steps...

find professional
services in
your area

Locate a business
operating in
your area

List your Business

Want more customers? They're online right now, searching for businesses like yours. Place your ad now...

Latest News

COMMENTS

fourwaysreview2midrandreporteralexnewsnortheasterntribunerosebankkillarneygazettegetitcitybuzzLeisure OptionsAutodealer.co.za
Top
Next Story x
Just in: EFF marches to Huawei Sandton offices

Thanx for your referral. We have no doubt your friends will love our newsletter as much as you!

Don't forget to verify your email.

SUBSCRIBE
to our free NEWSLETTER
!
SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter.




SELECT your titles:

Alex News
City Buzz
Fourways Review
Joburg East Express
Midrand Reporter
North Eastern Tribune
Northcliff Melville Times
Randburg Sun
Roodepoort Northsider
Rosebank Killarney Gazette
Sandton Chronicle


Your details:


Your friends:

I didn't sign up for this
I'd like to see and read more... (Please indicate in comments section below)
I'm relocating (Please indicate where to)
Other