Falcons assist at Totalsports Women’s Race

2017-07-27 06:00
Team Falcons at the Total Sports Race (from left) Smiley Naidoo, Queenie Naidoo, Praneetha Ramnarayan, Nikhil Ramnarayan, Harshada Fakir, Vitasha Ramnarayan, Maureen Gordon, Jay Fakir and Dolly Gajadhur.Photo: suppled

Team Falcons at the Total Sports Race (from left) Smiley Naidoo, Queenie Naidoo, Praneetha Ramnarayan, Nikhil Ramnarayan, Harshada Fakir, Vitasha Ramnarayan, Maureen Gordon, Jay Fakir and Dolly Gajadhur.Photo: suppled

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AN estimated 17 000 men and men participated in the 10km and 5km Total Sports Women’s Race on Sunday, July 16. Participants received a complimentary Nike T-shirt as well as a commemorative bracelet when they finished. The event raised R25 000 for the Pink Drive Charity.
The Pink Drive Charity promotes breast cancer awareness and provides free screening and assistance to cancer victims throughout South Africa. Checkout Verulam Falcons members Mike Padayachee, Celiwe Ndaba, Agnes Swangeni, Eddie Singh and Sanjeev Roopnarain assisted with the hydration at table one in the race.

The club said in a statement: “They enjoyed the atmosphere at the Blue Lagoon water stand and were kept busy with the thousands of participants. “Team Falcons salutes the leader of hydration team, Mike Padayachee, for his excellent organisation and management at the hydration table.”
Vitasha Ramnarayan completed the 10km in 67 minutes, followed closely by Rogani Moodley and Sharon Sivapurshad in 68 minutes. Dolly Gajadhur walked her first Total Sports Race in Falcons colours in a time of 01:33. - Supplied.

 

 

 

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