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Impressive prize purse announced for Totalsports Women’s Race 2023

The Totalsports Women’s Race will boast an impressive, combined prize purse of R202 500,00 in 2023. Taking place in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban on National Women’s Day (Wednesday, 09 August 2023), runners in each city will be able to compete for their share in the prize.

“We are proud to add to the Women’s Day celebrations by offering a combined prize purse of R202 500,00, at the Totalsports Women’s Race in 2023,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. “That equates to a R67 500,00 prize purse per city (Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban). Prize money has been allocated to the Top Ten finishers in the Open Category, with the Open Winner taking home R12 000,00, the second-place finisher R10 000,00 and the third-place finisher R8 000,00. Prize money has also been allocated to the top 3 finishers in the Junior, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+ categories.”

In closing Meyer adds: “We are proud to encourage excellence in women’s running in South Africa, and what better platform to do so than at South Africa’s largest Women’s Day celebration, the Totalsports Women’s Race.”

To view the 2023 Prize Purse Breakdown visit:


EVENT INFORMATION: 2023 Totalsports Women’s Race  

A fun filled Women’s Day celebration, the Totalsports Women’s Race encourages a healthy lifestyle and invites all women (grandmothers, aunts, sisters, mothers, and daughters) to run united in support of PinkDrive.

Date Wednesday, 09 August 2023 / National Women’s Day
Venue: ·         Durban: 

Start: Masabalala Yengwa Ave

Finish: Kings Park Athletics Track

·         Johannesburg: 

Start & Finish: Marks Park, Emmerentia

·         Cape Town: 

Start & Finish: Grand Parade, Cape Town

Start Time: 08:00
Entry Fee:  
10km licensed runner R140.00
5km R110.00
10km Cape Town unlicensed


Plus R45.00 (temporary license)
10km Johannesburg unlicensed runner Plus R50.00 (temporary license)
10km Durban unlicensed runner Plus R50.00 (temporary license)
      Entries Open: ONLINE entries open: Wednesday 05 April 2023

ONLINE entries close: Wednesday 26 July 2023

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EACH ENTRY INCLUDES: Each entrant will receive a fitted Event T-shirt and finisher’s medal, while getting to enjoy an entertaining route with vibrant refreshment points and a Live Performance at the finish.


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


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