CALLING ALL 14-19 YEAR OLDS
We’re looking for the fastest of the fast. Follow in the footsteps of school of speed principal, USAIN BOLT,
and get scouted by the PUMA running team.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF SPEED

We’re looking for the fastest of the fast in the search for the next BOLT. Sign up for the PUMA School of Speed and cement yourself in the #ForeverFaster HALL OF FAME by winning a contract to run for PUMA, so…

EVENT
SCHEDULE

UP NEXT - School of Speed #4 - Dal Josafat Stadium, Paarl

DATE: Monday, 26 February 2018     VENUE: Dal Josafat Stadium, Paarl          TIME: 15h30

COACHES CLINIC: Monday, 26 February 2018 at 14h00-15h00

PUMA School of speed water saving

  • Waterless soap solutions will be provided as opposed to wash basins.
  • PUMA School of Speed will provide water in dispensers rather than handing out water bottles.
  • We encourage kids to bring their own water bottles.
  • Bottled water from previous events (Gauteng and Durban) will be given to VIPS.
  • Water ballast previously utilised for weighting down structures has been replaced by cement blocks.
  • All water supplied at the event will not come from the City water grid.
  • No ice will be bought.

VIEW PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

School of Speed #5 - Bestmed Tuks Athletics Stadium, Pretoria

DATE: Saturday, 3 March 2018     VENUE: Bestmed Tuks Athletics Stadium, Pretoria           TIME: 12h00

COACHES CLINIC: Saturday, 3 March 2018 at 10h30-11h30

FINISHED - School of Speed #1 - PUC McArthur Stadium, Potchefstroom

DATE: Saturday, 20 January 2018      VENUE: PUC McArthur Stadium, Potchefstroom      TIME: 12h00

RESULTS: View Here

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FINISHED - School of Speed #2 - Ruimsig Stadium, Johannesburg

DATE: Monday, 29 January 2018      VENUE:  Ruimsig Stadium, Johannesburg      TIME: 13h00

COACHES CLINIC: Monday, 29 January 2018 at 11h00-12h00

RESULTS: View Here

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FINISHED - School of Speed #3 - Kings Park Athletics Stadium, Durban

DATE: Saturday, 10 February 2018      VENUE: Kings Park Athletics Stadium, Durban          TIME: 10h30

COACHES CLINIC: Saturday, 10 February 2018 at 08h00-09h00

VIEW PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

VIDEO
HIGHLIGHTS

2018 Video Highlights

Video Highlights from the 1st 2018 School of Speed event at PUC McArthur Stadium, Potchefstroom – 20 January 2018.

Video Highlights from the 2nd 2018 School of Speed event at Ruimsig Stadium, Johannesurg –
29 January 2018
.

Video Highlights from the 3rd 2018 School of Speed event at Kings Park Athletics Stadium, Durban –
10 February 2018
.

2017 Highlights
Use the full playlists below to see all the action.

Video Highlights from the fifth School of Speed event at Dal Josafat Stadium, Paarl, Boland – 28 February 2017.

Video Highlights from the fourth School of Speed event at the Durban Stadium, KwaZulu-Natal – 11 February 2017.

Video Highlights from the third School of Speed event in Johannesburg at the Ruimsig Stadium, Roodepoort – 1 February 2017.

Video Highlights from the second School of Speed event in Cape Town at the Green Point Stadium – 18 January 2017.

EVENT
ACCOLADES

All athletes stand a chance to be scouted and contracted to the PUMA Squad.

The contract will be for the duration of one calendar year. Each potential PUMA Squad Athlete will be required to sign a legally binding contract with stipulated obligations for both the winners and PUMA.

Podium winners of each event final will win the following:

1st Place – PUMA School of Speed Tee, PUMA peak cap & category medal
2nd Place – PUMA School of Speed Tee, PUMA sweat band & category medal
3rd Place – PUMA School of Speed Tee & category medal
The top 3 overall male and female athletes will each win a pair of PUMA spikes.

The APE/ASA table will be used to determine the top 3 overall male and female athletes.

Top 3 overall of the meet will win a Spur voucher worth R200!

SPONSORS
& PARTNERS

NEWS
& FAQs

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SPUR SPONSORS PUMA SCHOOL OF SPEED ATHLETICS SERIES

South African family restaurant and proud sponsor, Spur Steak Ranches welcomes all athletes and supporters to PUMA’s School of Speed athletics series this summer. Known for their great value and generous portions Spur Steak Ranches will award over R4000’s worth of...
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POTCH SETS THE PACE FOR PUMA’S SCHOOL OF SPEED IN 2018

PUC McArthur Stadium played host to the first of 5 PUMA School of Speed Meets in 2018 at the weekend with high school athletes taking to the track to stretch their legs and display their talents under the watchful eye of the school’s Vice Principal and 100m sensation...
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PUMA School Of Speed set for Cape Town debut

The PUMA School Of Speed Series heads to Cape Town this week with the second event (in a series of five) taking place at the Green Point Athletics Stadium on Wednesday, 18 January 2017. Launched in November 2016, the series is committed to the development of athletics...
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

#1 What is PUMA School of Speed (SoS)?
A: The PUMA School of Speed is a talent identification programme looking for the fastest athletes on South African soil.
#2 Who is the team behind SoS?
PUMA – A Forever Faster sport and leisure brand that develops the finest products for the finest, fastest athletes in history.

Stillwater Sports – A dynamic team of passionate industry-leaders. By designing, organising and marketing high quality sports events for athletes and lifestyle sports enthusiasts we help people pursue a healthy lifestyle

#3 What events form part of SoS?
A: Focusing on track and field events. You have a chance to take part in the 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, Relays (only for the u19 teams), Short hurdles, Long jump and High jump.
#4 Where does SoS take place?
A: Potchefstroom, Johannesburg, Durban, Paarl and Pretoria

CHECK OUT THE VENUS HERE

#5 Why should I enter SoS?
A: SoS offers you the opportunity to be identified as the next Fastest athlete. Follow in the footsteps of Usain Bolt and Thando Roto to win a spot in the PUMA Squad
#6 What are the qualifying criteria?
A: If you think you are the next Bolt and between the ages of 14 and 19 you qualify to take part in the track heats.
#7 Is this for schools or individual athletes?
A: Both schools and individuals can take part in the PUMA School of Speed.
#8 Is SoS officially accredited and will my SoS times count towards provincial and national championship qualification?
A: Yes, all the meets are endorsed by the Local Athletics Federations and all times count as official qualifications.
#9 How do I enter?
A: Right here via this website – Enter Now.

Click the ‘enter now’ button top right or CLICK HERE
#10 What is the cost to enter?
A: All entries are free, but you have to enter online.
#11 How do I get to the event?
A: Your own transport by way of bus, car or bicycle.
#12 Will I be able to buy food and beverages at the event?
A: Yes, There will be a number of vendors at the events. Spur will be there selling delicious chips and burgers!
#13 Is there a Safe Bag area for me to use as a locker at the event?
A: No. We suggest you don’t bring anything of value to the meet. You are solely responsible for your belongings.
#14 What time do the meets begin and end (approximately)?
A: Start times vary from 10h30 to 15h30 depending on event – VIEW EVENT DETAILS.
Depending on the number of heats, the finals will start at approximately 18h30 and will finish at 21h30.
#15 Will the event be streamed?
A: Yes, catch the stream during the event on our website www.schoolofspeed.com
#16 Can my family & friends come along to support me?
A: Yes, family, friends and extended family are encouraged to come and support you. Spectator entry tickets will be on sale for R20 per person at the venue entrance on the day of the meet. Kids in school uniform and those under 6 are free.

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School of Speed #4 – Dal Josafat Stadium, Paarl

Monday, 26 February 2018

School of Speed #5 – Bestmed Tuks Athletics Stadium, Pretoria

Saturday, 3 March 2018

PAST EVENTS FOR 2018

School of Speed #1 – PUC McArthur Stadium, Potchefstroom

Saturday, 20 January 2018

School of Speed #2 – Ruimsig Stadium, Johannesburg

Monday, 29 January 2018

School of Speed #3 – Kings Park Athletics Stadium, Durban

Saturday, 10 February 2018