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Working For Water Half Marathon

12 November 2014


The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) will be hosting the annual Working for Water Qwa Qwa /Golden Gate Half Marathon taking place on the 15 of November 2014, at the Golden Gate Highlands National Park.

The celebration of the Working for Water Programme half marathon is an annual event on the DEA events calendar. This year’s celebration recognizes the significance of 19 years of work done by the Working for Water in the management of natural resources, alleviation of poverty, job creation and social development in the 20years of democracy in South Africa.

The marathon consists of the following races, a 21 km half marathon (which has been registered as a Comrades Marathon qualification race) 11km half marathon and a 5km fun walk/run. There will be six water points between the start and finish points, the six points will be named after patrons, as well as former and current ministers.

Members of the media are invited to cover the event as follows:

Venue: Golden Gate National Park Basotho Cultural Village, end point will be Setsing Super Spar in Phuthaditjaba

Time: 07:00am


Tshego Letshwiti
Cell: 076 307 9634

Sipho Mawoko
Cell: 073 370 8327

For media queries contact:

Zolile Nqayi
Cell: 082 898 6483