This year South Africa will be remembering the 6th year since Madiba passed away. It has since become a South African tradition that thousands of South Africans including athletes and families come together to commemorate this historic day with a half marathon and a fun family walk. The Mandela Remembrance Walk & Run will take to the streets of Pretoria on the 8th of December in a big way. Last year’s event saw 20,000 runners and walkers cross the start line in honour of Nelson Mandela, and with this year’s event once again offering a 21km, it’s going to be bigger than ever!
This year many of South Africa’s top runners, personalities and athletes – among them musician Kabelo Mabalane, Bafana stars Aaron Mokoena and Shaun Bartlett, television star Andile Gaelisiwe and top runners Gerda Steyn and Collen Mulaudzi – will join in the event to ensure that Madiba’s memory is kept alive.
Taking place at the Union Buildings, the event will honour Madiba and his commitment to South Africa.
Details of event:
Date: 8 December 2019
Time: 07h00 - 14h00
Venue: Union Buildings, Pretoria