Health department promotes healthy living in communities

2016-05-19 06:00
 Photo: supplied Young runners accept prizes at the finish.

Photo: supplied Young runners accept prizes at the finish.

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THE Department of Health in partnership with the Department of Sport and Recreation held an event - Move for your Health - to promote healthy living in Pennington on Saturday­.

The event included a 10km and a five-kilo-metre race, which young and old participated in.

“The aim of this event was to encourage communities to move for health in order to fight chronic diseases,” said health department spokesperson, Thabisile Ngcobo.

The department aims to hold the event every year. - Supplied.

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