Justice League Virtual Run Series # Superman Run 19 July 2020


Sportsvendo, the same team who brought the unprecedented success of The Color Run to South Africa, is proud to have launched the Justice League Virtual Run Series in South Africa with Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of DC Entertainment, on 19 July with the Superman Run kicking off the series.

The DC Super Heroes are infiltrating the Health & Fitness and Lifestyle markets to get DC Fans in South Africa back out on the road exercising and keeping healthy. Mass participation Virtual Runs launched around the country featuring the DC Super Heroes.

On 19 July, during the Superman Run, people across South Africa emerged from their homes as one and took to the streets wearing their Superman T-shirts. People came out in the absolute best spirit and it was refreshing to see a wave of Superpower-themed runners, walkers and cyclists being active with their families to make a difference.   Although keeping physically distanced, the participants were a part of prominent sight that has never been seen before in the country. All for a good cause! Even our Comrades stars Nick Bester & Bruce Fordyce joined the Superman Run as well as rugby players Morne Steyn, Ivan Van Zyl and cricket stars Johnny Ferreira, Mignon Du Preez. Paul Rothmann and Patron, Miss Earth SA 2014 Ilzé Saunders.  Some photos of the excitement can be found here:



Each following month will see another Super Hero take the lead – the “Wonder Woman Run” in August, celebrating Woman’s Day, followed by the “Aquaman Run” in September,  the “Batman Run” in Octoberand the series will finish off with “The Flash Run” in November. 

The series is making contributions to beneficiaries such as Headstart Kids (providing food packs and nutritional support to children aged 6 months to 5 years) providing relief to people in need. Sportsvendo is proud to have made a big difference and would like to thank the public for doing their part and for complying to all the Covid19 rules and regulations. The excitement is now building up towards the Wonder Woman Run on 9 August and everyone is invited - book your tickets on www.justiceleagueseries.co.za.

Super Hero Kits (themed to the respective Super Hero per run) will be couriered to all the entrants containing (using the Wonder Woman Run as an example):

  • Collector’s Edition Wonder Woman Medal
  • Limited Edition Wonder Woman T-shir
  • Limited Edition Wonder Woman Button Badge

The 2020 Justice League™ Virtual Run Series will take place as follows: 

 Sunday, 19 July: Superman Run (Done and was a huge success)

Sunday, 9 August: Wonder Woman Run

Sunday, 6 September: Aquaman Run

Sunday, 4 October: Batman Run

Sunday, 8 November: The Flash Run

 For more information on being part of the very first Justice League Virtual Run Series, visit us on our website and social media platforms or send us an email to hallo@wonderwomanrun.co.za :

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