Win with race

2015-04-30 17:00

EXCITING prizes are on offer for the primary and secondary school that registers the most participants to compete in the Goldfields College’s Campus-to-Campus Race. The race will take place in Welkom on 18 April. Sakkie Peters, the Goldfields College’s deputy chief marketing officer, said the purpose was to challenge schools to register large numbers of athletes to promote sport in the community and encourage participation.

“We believe we also bring communities together through the unique concept of this event,” Peters said.

This year the Campus-to-Campus Race will take place for the third time and again it makes provision for participation in three categories: a 5 km fun run, a 10 km and 21 km.

The main race, the 21 km run, will start at the Tosa Campus of the Goldfields College and finish at the main campus in town.

The route for this race goes through Flamingo Park, Reitz Park, Dagbreek and Jim Fouché Park. About 8 km of the 21 km race will see participants run through the streets of Thabong. It is all systems go for the marathon, with the Matjhabeng Local Municipality having approved the route and giving the organisers the green light. Free State Athletics has also approved the staging

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