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2018-02-15 06:01
The Khayelitsha Athletics Club was one of the many clubs that attended the 27km Freedom Race in Paarl.

The Khayelitsha Athletics Club was one of the many clubs that attended the 27km Freedom Race in Paarl.

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February 10th, 2018 marked the 28th anniversary of former President Nelson Mandela’s release from Victor Verster Prison ( now Drakenstein Correctional Services (DCS) and to commemorate this historic moment, the Drakenstein Correctional Facility in conjunction with the Drakenstein Municipality and the Cape Winelands District Municipality staged the seventh annual 27 For Freedom Race. Runners from accross the Peninsula and the world were there, City Vision roving camera was there to capture the moment.

Area commissioner Jeremy Matheyse said the event lived up to expectations in honouring the greatest statesman as “walkers and runners” followed path that Madiba walked on before he took the historic revered steps to freedom.

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