Walk for charity with Sir Ian Beefy Botham

Sir Ian Beefy Botham will walk across South Africa, to mark the celebration of his 60th Birthday and the 30th anniversary of his first ever walk from John O’Groats to Lands End in Great Britain in 1985.

Sign up for R200 to join in the fun and walk with Sir Ian on any of the days at any of the locations countrywide - between 10 - 17 December 2015 (locations listed below).

Proceeds from his walk will go to these charities: Nazareth House in Cape Town; Waitrose Foundation - marking it’s 10th anniversary this year, helps improve the lives of the workers and communities that supply Waitrose's products from South Africa; Kliptown Youth Project and Chipembere Rhino Foundation (CRF).

Listen to the conversation below:

Locations

10 Dec – Day 1 - From The Table Bay Hotel to Llandudno beach. 11 Dec – Day 2 - From Hout Bay to Tokai with Nazareth House. The walk goes over the back of the Mountain finishing at the Food Lovers Market in Tokai. 12 Dec – Day 3 - From Kayamundi Primary School to Flagstone Winery. Starting at the primary school on top of a hill looking over Stellenbosch. The kids will be dancing and singing for the walkers who then walk to the winery where there will be a wine tasting and a few cheetahs roaming around … 13 Dec – Day 4 - Port Elizabeth - down the coast, finishing at the Boardwalk hotel – where the Nelson Mandela Film Festival will be finishing the same day. This day is Chipembere’s so the tracking dogs will be with the walkers, a fun day! 14 Dec – Day 5 - Durban - from the Springfield Food Lovers Market to the Umhlanga Pier. 15 Dec – Day 6 - Soweto - the walk starts at Kliptown Youth Project, one of the charities, through the historic pasts of Soweto and finishing at Jabulani Mall, this will be an awesome day. 16 Dec – Day 7 Johannesburg - Makaya Ntini is joining the walkers on this day and the walk finishes at the Mazlow hotel - this is The Waitrose Foundation day. 17 Dec – Day 8 Pretoria - the final day in the capital, the walkers finish in Church Square. After the walk finishes Sir Ian will be going to The Palace at Sun City for a Post Walk Party.

More information

For further info, the listeners can visit www.beefywalkingtherainbownation.com For ticket sign ups they can go to https://www.webtickets.co.za/events/featured/join-beefy-walking-the-rainbow-nation/1458570959


Read More
Major medical breakthrough: New gene pegged as cause of heart attacks in youth

Major medical breakthrough: New gene pegged as cause of heart attacks in youth

This is being called the biggest medical advancement in South African cardiology since Dr Chris Barnard's first heart transplant.

Parents urged to check tertiary institutions are legit before registering kids

Parents urged to check tertiary institutions are legit before registering kids

The Council on Higher Education says parents need to be wary of the increasing number of fly-by-night tertiary institutions.

New app to detect hearing loss

New app to detect hearing loss

University of Pretoria has developed a new app which uses a smartphone to detect hearing loss.

702 Walk the Talk: What are you walking for?

702 Walk the Talk: What are you walking for?

This year we are asking all participants, What are you walking for?

New Beginnings: A walk along the coast with Tequila

New Beginnings: A walk along the coast with Tequila

Pippa Hudson talks to people who've made some kind of change in their lives or embarked on a new adventure.

Your walking has gotten Joburg gymning... outdoors!

Your walking has gotten Joburg gymning... outdoors!

Thanks to funds raised by Walk the Talk, Greenside - and now Parkview - residents are benefitting from a new outdoor gym!

Popular articles
8 things you may not know about Jacques Pauw

8 things you may not know about Jacques Pauw

We thought we'd let you in on some facts about sought after, award-winning journo Jacques Pauw, author of The President's Keepers.

UCT students invent effective shower water-capturing device

UCT students invent effective shower water-capturing device

Shower Savvy is a Jerry can look-alike that one can stand on while taking a shower which stores up to 10 litres of grey water.

The President's Keepers: PDF version is tantamount to theft - Exclusive Books

The President's Keepers: PDF version is tantamount to theft - Exclusive Books

A PDF version of the book has been doing the rounds since Sars and the State Security Agency threatened legal action.

Falling out of love? Signs and stages of romantic disengagement

Falling out of love? Signs and stages of romantic disengagement

Can you love your partner, but no longer be in love with them? Dr Eve unravels stages of disaffection in romantic relationships.

Celibacy liberated me - Amanda Ndiki

Celibacy liberated me - Amanda Ndiki

Author Amanda Ndiki, celibate for 6 years describes her journey and how celibacy helped mend her sense of self.

Investing in increasingly wealthy Mauritius (Africa’s most functional democracy)

Investing in increasingly wealthy Mauritius (Africa’s most functional democracy)

Bruce Whitfield interviews Nikiwe Bikitsha, who is on a fact-finding mission in Mauritius courtesy of Standard Bank.

'The university degree is dead'

'The university degree is dead'

Flux Trends founder Dion Chang gives five reasons why he believes getting a degree is past its sell by date.

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?