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:
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.
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