Triple Celebration at Totalsports Women’s Race on National Women’s Day

For the first time since the event’s inception in 2001, South Africa’s largest Women’s Day Celebration – the Totalsports Women’s Race – will be hosted across Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban on National Women’s Day, to be celebrated on Friday, 9 August 2019.

“We are extremely excited to host the Totalsports Women’s Race on one day across three cities,” says Agne du Plessis, Stillwater Sports General Manager:  Road Running.

“In previous years the event would kick off in Durban in July before heading to Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Triple the Fun

“This year we will triple the fun on National Women’s Day with women from all walks of life in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban uniting to take on a 5km or 10km road run (or walk) in support of PinkDrive,” says du Plessis.

“The Totalsports Women’s Race is a fun filled Women’s Day celebration that encourages a healthy lifestyle and supports PinkDrive,” says Patrick Singh, Head of Totalsports Marketing.

“We are proud to host South Africa’s largest Women’s Day celebration and extremely excited to be doing so in three major cities on one day in 2019.

“This year we will emphasise the message that we are #StrongerTogether.  People run for various reasons, irrespective of the reason we’d like to invite all women (grandmothers, aunts, sisters, mothers and daughters) to run united as we support PinkDrive and raise awareness around breast cancer because we are #StrongerTogether.”

Event Information:  2019 Totalsports Women’s Race  

Friday, 9 August 2019 / National Women’s Day

·         Durban:  Kings Park Athletics Track
·         Johannesburg:  Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown
·         Cape Town:  Grand Parade, Cape Town CBD

Start Time:
10km / 08:00
5km / 08:15

Entry Fee:
10km licensed runner
10km Durban unlicensed runner
R160.00 (temporary license included)
10km Johannesburg  unlicensed runner
R165.00 (temporary license included)
10km Cape Town unlicensed runner
R170.00 (temporary license included)

Entries Open:
ONLINE entries open:   Monday, 1 April 2019
ONLINE entries close:  Friday, 26 July 2019
Enter via:

N-STORE entries open:  Wednesday, 1 May 2019
IN-STORE entries close:  Monday, 15 July 2019

Selected Totalsports Stores:
KZN:  Westville Pavillion, Gateway, Musgrave, The Bluff and West Street
Gauteng:  Sandton, Menlyn, Maponya Mall, Carlton Centre, Pritchard, Newtown and Eastgate.
Western Cape:  Canal Walk, Tygervalley, Waterfront and Cavendish Women.

Each entrant will receive a fitted Event T-shirt and a finisher’s bracelet and will enjoy an entertaining route with refreshment points. 

Charity Support:  The Totalsports Women’s Race proudly supports PinkDrive, a Non-Profit Company (NPC) that is committed to improving breast cancer awareness, education, and providing and offering free services to the medically uninsured across South Africa. PinkDrive will be present at the Totalsports Women’s Race (Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town) offering FREE clinical breast examinations and educating on the importance of self- breast examinations.    

Like our Facebook page:  Women’s Race / The PinkDrive
Follow us on Twitter:  @womensrace / @TotalsportsSA / @thepinkdrive
Follow us on Instagram:  Totalsports_SA

For more information on PinkDrive visit  For further information or to enter the Totalsports Women’s Race visit


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