RUN FOR PUMA
Calling all 14-19 year olds to follow in the footsteps of Usain Bolt and Thando Roto to win a spot in the PUMA Squad.

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

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

DATE: Saturday, 20 January 2018      VENUE: PUC McArthur Stadium, Potchefstroom      TIME: 13h30

COACHES CLINIC: TBC
SCHOOLS CLINIC: TBC

RESULTS: Pending

School of Speed #2 - UJ Athletics Stadium, Johannesburg

DATE: Wednesday, 31 January 2018      VENUE:  UJ Athletics Stadium, Johannesburg      TIME: 14h30

COACHES CLINIC: TBC
SCHOOLS CLINIC: TBC

RESULTS: Pending

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

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

COACHES CLINIC: TBC
SCHOOLS CLINIC: TBC

RESULTS: Pending

School of Speed #4 - Dal Josafat Stadium, Paarl

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

COACHES CLINIC: TBC
SCHOOLS CLINIC: TBC

RESULTS: Pending

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

DATE: Saturday, 3 March 2018     VENUE: Bestmed Tuks Athletics Stadium, Pretoria           TIME: 13h30

COACHES CLINIC: TBC
SCHOOLS CLINIC: TBC

RESULTS: Pending

VIDEO
HIGHLIGHTS

2018 Highlights
All video coverage will be available shortly after the events.

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.

2016 Highlights

Check out the action from the first School of Speed event in Pretoria at the L.C de Villiers Stadium – 2 December 2016.

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 water bottle & 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.

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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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TEAM ENTRIES:

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INDIVIDUAL ENTRIES:

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