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Tuesday, June 6, 2017


(Pic by Daniel Craig Johnson / DCJ Art Studio)

The finishing area of the Durban SPAR Women’s 10/5km will be bouncing to the sounds of top South African pop band, Monark, who will perform at the finish on June 11 at GrowthPoint Kings Park Stadium outer fields.

Monark, who came onto the music scene in 2013 after dominating SA’s airwaves, will be the headline act for the thousands of runners directly after the challenge’s prize giving. The band will be performing popular tracks Hush, Smiling, Something and their recent release tune Broken that is making waves on playlists around the country. They offer listeners something completely fresh and unique in their style and set trends sonically, stirring up tastes in the local music landscape.

The band is slowly changing the face of pop music within our borders, with their craft songs, which they say have “great meaning and soul stirring hooks”. The Monark members who are from Johannesburg and Potchefstroom, comprise Eugene Coetzer (vocals and percussion), Ewald Jansen van Rensburg (guitar), Deon de Klerk (bass) and Graeme Wuth (drums).

Monark takes to the stage directly after the top runners receive their awards at 10h00. Their performance will be followed by the race lucky draw where female finishers of both the 10km and 5km events, who are present, stand a chance to win over R25,000 in lucky draw prizes.