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The Music Run 2017

Running - Gauteng
  • 5Km
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Get ready to rock, Joburg - The Music Run™ by Old Mutual, the ultimate 5km running and music festival, is bringing the beat to Riversands Farm Village on Saturday 4 February 2017. Johannesburg is one of over 15 cities across three continents that will be introduced in 2017 to The Music Run™, one of the fastest growing fun run events of its kind worldwide.

Launched in 2014 by Fresh Events Global, The Music Run™ is the ultimate 5km running and music festival for music lovers, casual runners and fun seekers. The Music Run™ is more like a party than a run and it is the only 5km fun run that puts music at the heart.

The Music Run™ empowers participants to control the soundtrack of the run by voting for their favorite songs in the build up to the event. Voting is via a bespoke ‘Music Voting App’ and the songs with the most votes make the official run playlist. On the day of the event, runners will experience the world’s loudest 5km running course known as ‘The Sound Track’.

Over 120 speakers pump out the songs participants voted for across 5 interactive and music themed zones. The run ends with the ultimate after-run music festival. With music, every step of the way, running never sounded so good. 2016 will see further global expansion of The Music Run™ with additional events across Asia and inaugural events planned in North America and Africa.

The Music Run™ empowers participants to control the soundtrack of the run by voting for their favourite songs in the build-up to the event. Voting is via a ‘Music Voting App’ and songs with the most votes make the official run playlist. On event day, runners experience the world’s loudest 5km running course, known as ‘The Sound Track’.

More than 120 speakers pump out the most popular songs across five interactive and music themed zones – pop, rock, old school, hip hop and dance. The run will end with the ultimate after-run music festival, which includes world class DJs, live bands, dancers, laser lights, LED screens, chill out zones, giveaways and plenty more.

Karen Thomas, Old Mutual Head of Brand, says The Music Run is an experience that’s encouraging people to live an active and healthy lifestyle that’s fun. “It represents a new generation of fun run events, where participants can actively shape and share in the experience.

Combining music and running in an immersive and social way is immensely energizing and uplifting for everyone who takes part. We are very excited to bring it to South Africa and know that music runners here will love our interactive run course, the music festival and local acts involved.”

Created by Fresh Events Global, The Music Run™ was first held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2014. The event has already been experienced by more than 100 000 participants across 12 events and 9 countries from Singapore to Hamburg. In 2016 The Music Run™ expands to the Middle East and Africa.WorldSport will run events in South Africa.

To register for the event, visit TheMusicRun website or simply click on the entry button below. Registration starts at R220.00 p/p and kids under the age of 5 are free.

For more information please visit TheMusicRun website, Facebook, Twitter or the dedicated Music Run YouTube channel. For any media queries, please contact Vuyelwa Ntshuntshe on 021 761 6765.

Address/Venue:

Riversands Farm Village
Midrand
gauteng

Date/Time

From Saturday, 04 February 2017 to Saturday, 04 February 2017

Contact Details

Old Mutual

Web: http://www.themusicrun.com/country/southafrica

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