The Northern Cape Department of Sport, Arts and Culture will be hosting the seventh annual Big Walk on Sunday, 02 October 2018. The event will be held in AR Abass Stadium in Kimberley in the Frances Baard District. 

The Big Walk which has started in 2012, is an initiative of the National Sport and Recreation Department. The event will comprise of two walks over a distance of five and ten kilometers each. It will also have a host of other exciting activities. The registration process will begin at 06H00 in the morning at the stadium for both ten and five kilometer walks. 
The five kilometer walk will start from the stadium and commence through Stok Roos Street into St Pauls Road and turn into Barkly and Pniel Road, short left into Madilief Laan, short left into Aster Road and finishes at AR Abass Stadium. Meanwhile the ten kilometer route will begin at the stadium down Stok Roos Street into St Pauls Road and cross over at the robot into Sechoareng and follows the Sechoareng route until the robots and turns left into Hulana Street. The route will continue straight and turn right at the old Ekhaya guest house into Morgan Street and then left at the robot into Royal Street down into Galeshewe Road and straight down up to the old Lyric cinema three way stop short left into Pniel Road, short right into Madilief, will follows Madelief up to Petunia Road and at the three way it will turn left into Stok Roos Street to finish at the stadium.
The completion of both fun walks is anticipated to be around 10H00 and will see the introduction of a variety of activities aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles and genuine family fun. They include soccer, exhibitions, tag of war, kiddies corner, mass aerobics and dribble it out amongst others. 

The Northern Cape Provincial Department of Sport, Arts and Culture is encouraging the  Kimberley community, particularly those in Galeshewe to come out in their numbers and experience a family fun day of a different kind and entertainment with a healthy twist. 


Issued by: Communications Unit.
Northern Cape Department of Sport, Arts and Culture.
Tell: 053 807 4700/ 078 944 0200.

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