Press release: Totalsports Ladies Race Supports Pink Drive

MEDIA RELEASE JULY 2013

TOTALSPORTS LADIES RACE SUPPORTS PINKDRIVE

The Pink Drive logoReturning to Johannesburg and Stellenbosch on National Women’s Day (09 August 2013), the much-loved Totalsports Ladies Race will once again show its support of PinkDrive, a campaign that is committed to promoting breast cancer awareness and providing breast health education and services to men and women across South Africa.

“August is the month for celebrating womanhood and the Totalsports Ladies Race embodies this as well as many of the principles that PinkDrive stands for: femininity, strength, determination and bravery. This is the second year that the Totalsports Ladies Race has chosen PinkDrive as the beneficiary of this event and it is an honour to be chosen as a beneficiary for these events and we appreciate their support. Every cent received will help PinkDrive in its mission to provide much-needed medical services to men and women across the country,” says Noelene Kotschan, PinkDrive Director and Founder.

“PinkDrive would like to encourage participants and those who support them – families and friends – to promote breast cancer awareness,” continues Kotschan.  “It is important that both men and women be aware of changes in their bodies. This will ensure early detection and early treatment. We wish to thank all the women who will be walking or running at the Totalsports Ladies Races in Stellenbosch and Johannesburg, their support means so much to us and every person involved helps spread the message that “Early Detection Saves Lives”.  Although we won’t be running on the day, we will be there to create awareness of the campaign, as well as offering free clinical breast examinations”.

Event information

Participants can choose between a 5km run/fun walk and a 10km run/fun walk.

Stellenbosch

Date: Friday, 09 August 2013
Venue: Start ~ Plein Street | Finish ~ Coetzenburg Stadium, Stellenbosch
Start: 08h00
Distance: 5km run/fun walk & 10km run/fun walk

Johannesburg

Date: Friday, 09 August 2013
Venue: Rooseveldt High School, Emmerentia
Start: 08h00
Distance: 5km run/fun walk & 10km run/fun walk

ENTRIES CLOSE:  Fax and in-store entries will close on Sunday, 21 July 2013.  Online entries will close on Sunday, 28 July 2013.

ENTER EARLY:  Early entries will receive an official race T-shirt, while medals will be awarded to all finishers.  Moms with prams are welcome, while husbands, friends and family are encouraged to join in the fun and show support on route.

With awesome prizes up for grabs, the 2013 Totalsports Ladies Race is an event not to be missed.

For more information on PinkDrive visit www.pinkdrive.co.za.  For more information on the Totalsports Ladies Race Stellenbosch contact (021) 511 – 7130.  For more information on the Totalsports Ladies Race Johannesburg contact 086 005 1021.  For race rules or on-line entries visit www.totalsports.co.za.

David

Outdoor adventure enthusiast living on the Garden Route.

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