Nelson Mandela Foundation

Mandela Rw 2019

This year we will be remembering the 6th year since Madiba passed away. It has since become a South African tradition that thousands of South Africans including athletes and families come together to commemorate this historic day with a half marathon and a fun family walk. 

This year many of South Africa’s top runners, personalities and athletes – among them musician Kabelo Mabalane, Bafana stars Aaron Mokoena and Shaun Bartlett, television star Andile Gaelisiwe and top runners Gerda Steyn and Collen Mulaudzi – will join in the event to ensure that Madiba’s memory is kept alive. 

Participants for the walk and run can enter online on In-person registration will also take place at the following outlets:  

Sweatshop - Centurion & Dunkeld

KUMO – Sandton

Runaway Sports – Pretoria

Orlando Community Centre – Johannesburg

Pilditch Stadium – Pretoria

Details of event:

Date: 8 December 2019

Time: 07h00 - 14h00

Venue: Union Buildings, Pretoria

For media enquiries and media accreditation, please contact Jermaine Craig at or on 0832010121.