Record incentive set for Diva Run

=Simonay Weitz, of KPMG, will be defending her title this year. The seventeen-year-old athlete set a superb pace with a time of 35:25.              Photo:SUPPLIED
=Simonay Weitz, of KPMG, will be defending her title this year. The seventeen-year-old athlete set a superb pace with a time of 35:25. Photo:SUPPLIED

The popular Diva run, organized exclusively for women, has been scheduled for Saturday, 19 August, at Kings Beach, Port Elizabeth.

Irene van Eeden, Eastern Province Athletics race organizer, announced that a brand new record incentive has been introduced with R10 000 on offer for a new Eastern Province senior record and R1500 on offer for age group records by registered Eastern Province athletes.

The Diva Run is proudly presented by Eastern Province Athletics in partnership with Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.

The run includes three distances, the 10km (starts 08:30, cut off 10:00); 5km (08:00 - 09:00) and the 1.5km Kiddies Dash (07:30 - 08:00).

All the races start and finish at Kings Beach.

Moms are encouraged to walk with their children for the Kiddies Dash or leave the kids for the short duration of their run at the well-managed secure Kids Entertainment area.

The cost for 10km run is R50, 10km runners aged 65 years and over will pay only 50% of race fee, R25. The temporary licenses, required for the 10km only, is R30.

R30 for the 5km walk/run, and R10 for the 1.5km Kiddies Dash.

Enter online www.whereinpe or entry forms are available from Brocketts in Uitenhage or in PE at Brian Bands, The Footballer, Action Sports, Sportsworld and Sportsmans Warehouse.

Registration and late entries will take place at the Kings Beach Lifesaving Club from 16:30 to 19:00 on Friday, 18 August and from 06:00 on the morning of the race.

Enquiries: Irene van Eeden on 083 299 1775.

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