Another capacity crowd of 13,000 entrants is projected to enter the 12th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® road race taking place in and around Melrose. The 5.6-kilometre road race starting at The Wanderers Club at 18:30 will be held on Thursday, 26 March 2015.
Jo’burg gets ready to run
The highlight on the Johannesburg corporate sports/social calendar, last year's Corporate Challenge attracted 13,000 entrants from 227 companies. Johannesburg is the first stop in the 13-race, 7-country, 5-continent J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® Series, now in its 39th year promoting workplace fitness and camaraderie.
Companies that have already registered should finalise their entries as soon as possible. Deadline for Release Forms is Friday, 6 February 2015 or once the maximum number of entries is reached.
For more information on the registration process please call 0860 460 906 or email for further information.
The 2015 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® will once again be entertaining participants on and off the road with a quintessential South African rock band, The Parlotones, headlining the post-race concert at The Wanderers Club. The multiplatinum-selling group will share the stage with DJ Vin Deysel, who will add some beats to the post-race entertainment.
Laureus Sport for Good Foundation will receive a donation from J.P. Morgan on behalf of all Corporate Challenge participants. The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation South Africa currently supports 15 sports-based community initiatives nationwide and since its inception it has raised over R50 million for projects and programmes which have improved the lives of more than 80,000 young people.
The Foundation uses the power of sport to address social challenges and initiate social change. Laureus supports community development projects that use sport's ability to reach and help disadvantaged target audiences.
The 2014 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® attracted South African sporting and entertainment celebrities which included: rugby legends Morné du Plessis and Butch James, and Olympic silver medalist Elana Meyer.
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