Online entries have opened for the SPAR Women’s Challenge in Durban on June 11.
There is a 10km and 5km option which starts in Masabalala Yengwa Avenue outside the finish venue at the Growthpoint Kings Park outer fields.
Entries are limited to the first 17 500 and can be done either online or at the race registration venue at the Durban Exhibition Centre three days prior to the event.
Prize money for the first position in the open category is R10 000, second position R7 500 and third R5 000.
For the professional athletes, the stakes are much higher as the prize money for the Grand Prix series sits at R173 000.
Currently Louisa Leballo (Nedbank) leads the Grand Prix log having taken the honours in Cape Town on April 2 in 32:58.
The next race takes place in May in Port Elizabeth.
The theme for the challenge this year is “SHEroes” celebrating the “Superhero” status of women.