On the 23rd anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s historic release from Victor Verster Prison, now the Drakenstein Correctional Facility, walkers will have the chance to follow the footsteps Madiba took during his walk to freedom, after 27 years of incarceration.
Start times: 27km Run/Walk: 6:30am; 10km Run/Walk: 7am; 5km: 9am
The day promises to offer a family fun day of sport, history and entertainment. The 27km route is scenic, with some sections of trail and offers participants a unique experience and to earn their Madiba medal at the finish.
Pre-entries, available at www.topevents.co.za, will close on 3 February at 12pm. Number collection will take place on 8 February at Sportsman’s Warehouse (Rondebosch, Tygervalley, Somerset West) and Dal Josaphat Stadium (Paarl). You can still enter the 5km Fun Run / Walk on race day.