An estimated 30 000 South Africans and international participants are running and walking through the streets of the Pretoria CBD to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s legacy. The Mandela Remembrance Walk and Run in Pretoria marks the fifth anniversary of Madiba’s passing in December 2013.
Wishing all the participants well at this morning’s Mandela Remembrance Walk & Run, as we mark the 5th anniversary of #Madiba‘s passing away. #RememberNelsonMandela #Mandela100 #BeTheLegacy #FindTheMadibaInYou #MandelaRWR2018 https://t.co/yKnEM5SxHj
— NelsonMandela (@NelsonMandela) December 9, 2018
The event includes a 21km run, a 10km run and a 5km walk. Executive member of the Nelson Mandela Foundation Tokyo Sexwale is taking part in the walk.
Gauteng Premier David Makhura, who’s also part of the walk, says this is a significant event to unite South Africans and the world.
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