Nelson Mandela – a celebration of an icon’s life

All systems go for Mandela Day Marathon

Saturday 26 August 2017 10:00

SABC

Mayor of Umsunduzi, Themba Njilo says the city does not anticipate any glitches for the Mandela Day Marathon on Sunday.

Mayor of Umsunduzi, Themba Njilo says the city does not anticipate any glitches for the Mandela Day Marathon on Sunday.

The sixth edition of the Mandela Day Marathon will take place on Sunday.

The race, which is run between Imbali township and the Mandela Capture site just outside Howick in Kwa-Zulu Natal, has reeled in Absa as a sponsor.

Thousands of athletes are expected to take part.

The Mayor of Umsunduzi, Themba Njilo says the municipality is ready for the marathon.

“This is a year of honouring or showing love to our icon, Tata Nelson Mandela and to cater for everyone. We wanted to make sure that everyone is playing a part in the biggest marathon in the world.”

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