African Centurion 2018

Placed at 16/08/2018
The African Centurion, brought to you by Old Mutual, will be hosted on Robben Island in Cape Town, South Africa on the 20 & 21 October 2018. This UNESCO World Heritage site is a significant landmark in South Africa’s recent history, and we invite you to take part in the third annual instalment of this internationally recognised event. This will be the last year that the event will be hosted on the island, so it is a truly momentous occasion.
This year’s African Centurion also coincides with what would have been Mandela’s 100th birthday, making the location of the event that much more powerful and significant. African Centurion champions the spirit of Ubuntu (the Nguni Bantu term that encapsulates the belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity) and all that Madiba stood for and has also therefore selected to donate 10% of all sponsorship raised this year to the Mandela Rhodes Foundation.       
The initiative started in Britain in 1911 and has since taken place in several other countries, including Australia, Malaysia, the UK, the USA and the Netherlands, with the aim of bringing people from all walks of life together and use walking as the medium. Entrants have 24 hours to complete a distance of 100 miles and can enter solo, or as a relay team of two or four, with the South African event being the only one to offer this option. Several support stations will be set up along the route for the walkers and supporters are welcome to join the event.
Let’s Walk Together !
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