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J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® 2017 once again reaches full capacity

Feb 27, 2017
J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® 2017 once again reaches full capacity

The 14th annual J.P Morgan Corporate Challenge® Johannesburg, scheduled for Thursday, March 30 at the Wanderers, has reached its full capacity of entrants.

The continually sold-out race has been a Johannesburg tradition since 2004, A host of companies, comprising 14,000 participants, swap their corporate attire for running gear to once again participate in the world’s premier corporate fitness event.

All companies that have successfully entered the race should be aware that hospitality bookings are filling up fast. Make sure to secure your spot to join in on the post-race celebrations. Hospitality order forms are available at www.jpmorganchasecc.com.

Last year a total of 13,798 racers, joggers and walkers from 237 South African companies toed the starting line at the Wanderers for the one-of-a-kind 5.6km company road race.

Promoting a healthy work-life balance and a sense of camaraderie among the business community, the J.P Morgan Corporate Challenge® Johannesburg is a must-attend event on the local running calendar.

The event also attracts some of South Africa’s top sporting and entertainment celebrities and hosts a festive pre- and post-race hospitality area.

Johannesburg is the first stop in the 13 global races of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® Series, which is celebrating its 41st year since its launch in 1977.  The Series drew a total of 254,501 entrants from 6,929 companies in 2016.