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The community of Modimolle, comprising of both the young and old, converged on the Ephraim Mogale Stadium, to form part of the Sports Day event hosted by the local Paul Dave Foundation.
The event was hosted in conjunction with the local athletics club, Fitness for All.
Participants ranged from the school-going age, middle-age and also the elderly.
The people of Modimolle braved wet weather conditions to participate in the event, which served to promote a healthy lifestyle, while at the same time raising funds for a good cause.
The event was kick-started with the fun run, which featured 2,5km, 5km and 10km race categories, and concluded with aerobics.
Paul Dave Foundation is a non-profit organisation led by CEO Karabo Mokgosi, working alongside businessman Jonas Mashishi, General Practitioner Dr Moses Radipabe, and also Karabo Mabotja and Kgotso Motau, as part of the executive committee.
Mokgosi said they were stunned by the positive response from members of the community.
“We are grateful for all the support from the community. The weather was not so great, but the people did not disappoint. We would also like to thank the business sector and community leaders who contributed towards the success of this event. ” she said.
The foundation’s CEO said with the Sports Day event done and dusted, they will now begin preparing for the youth empowerment event to be held mid-year.
35 days ago 22 March 2018