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Opinion: Helping change lives no better motivation for London Marathon

21 April 2017 7:54 AM

Xolani Gwala says he is privileged to run the London Marathon to help better lives of those who are less fortunate.

702 Breakfast host, Xolani Gwala, is running the London Marathon for the Teddy Bear Clinic this Sunday.

After touching down in London on Tuesday, he says he is inspired by people who are running for causes to improve the lives of those who are less fortunate.

Read: Xolani Gwala inspired by David Gatebe as he readies for London Marathon

The entire world united to help those who are less fortunate. We are very fortunate to participate in this one and play our role in assisting those in our communities who have very little.

Xolani Gwala, 702 Breakfast host

What is even more inspiring is the 30 000 or so people that are running are mostly raising awareness or funds for charity.

Xolani Gwala, 702 Breakfast host

Anyone who would like to support the Teddy Bear Clinic through Xolani’s run can donate HERE

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21 April 2017 7:54 AM

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