how to join sowetan big walk
The Sowetan Big Walk is likely to be bigger than anticipated.
The event takes place on May 1 and will start at the Mapetla Sports Centre. The date is ideal as it will be a holiday - Workers' Day.
Orlando Pirates players will be among the walkers.
The Sowetan Big Walk, conceived by Madimo Promotions, is part of Sowetan's Aggrey Klaaste Nation Building Foundation. How to get there - from the North:
l Take the M1 South, follow the N1 Bloemfontein-R28 Vereeniging road signs;
l Follow the N1 Bloemfontein-N12 Kimberley- R68 Soweto signs;
l Take the M68- Old Potchefstroom Road- Southgate off-ramp;
l At the T-Junction, turn right into Old Potchefstroom Road;
l Pass the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital on your left;
l Pass over the railway bridge, Klipspruit Valley Road;
l Proceed straight - pass Regina Mundi Roman Catholic Church on your right, en route to Moroka police station;
l At Moroka police station, turn right into Koma Road;
l Turn further left into Manotshe Street, proceed and pass a set of traffic lights, and at the third short street, turn right into Letsie Street, which will lead you straight to the Mapetla Sports Centre.
From the south - Follow the M1 North signs and take Columbine Road, which becomes Old Potchefstroom Road, then follow the directions as stated above.