ON YOUR MARKS: Get set for the Newcastle Mall’s 8 km Rainbow Run

Be part of the Newcastle Mall's 8 kilometre Rainbow Run on September 25. Registration is now open at R25 per person. Photo adapted from another colour festival.

Spring is already in the air and time is running out to enter the Newcastle Mall’s annual 8 kilometre Rainbow Run.

Are you ready to say goodbye to the winter weight as you gear up for the ultimate challenge?

This year the event will take place on Monday, September 25. Yes, it’s a public holiday, so no excuses!

Whether you walk for fitness or just for the fun of it, the walk is an event fit for the whole family.

What better way to kick-start your road to a healthier lifestyle than walking 8 kms?

If this sounds like a plan to you, make your way to the Newcastle Mall at the Edgars Court (entrance two), as registrations are now open.

Tickets are sold at just R25 per person, and there are loads of prizes to be won. Each participant will receive a free gift bag before commencing the race and a medal on completion.

The start and end points will be at the Newcastle Mall, Taxi rank area, Oak Street.

Don’t miss out on this colour fiasco, the Newcastle Mall’s 8 kilometre Rainbow Run is happening on September 25. Registration is now open at R25 per person. Photo adapted from another colour festival.

Prizes for the race winners are:

For male and female winners

First prize – R1 000 in vouchers.

Second prize – R800 in vouchers.

Third prize – R500 in vouchers.

Other category prizes include:

– A family prize

– Under 12 years old

– Over 60 years old

– Best dressed prize and

– Best water table.

The Newcastle Advertiser will be hosting a water table along with other watering holes, so be sure to look out for the team and don’t miss the chance to get your photo taken.

Be part of the #ColourfulMeSelfie competition on the Newcastle Advertiser’s Instagram, and show off your best Rainbow Run photo’s.

The mall will also host local cultural entertainment on the day from 10am and a prize-giving ceremony for the race will commence at 12pm.

See you there!

Tersia Gopi

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