The Volunteers in Mahikeng tried out the Parkrun track last Saturday after the track was approved for use by officials. Participants included popular comrades marathon winners and runners, Andrew and Gift Kelehe and several other former comrade runners. An official date will be announced soon for the Parkrun championship which will be preceded by the launched and official opening of the Parkrun Mahikeng by ten times winner of the comrades marathon, the world acclaimed Bruce Fordyc. Excitement in Mahikeng for the much talked about launch has grown to unlimited heights during recent weeks and members of the now famous Mahikeng Cleaning Campaign who have taken over the cleaning campaign of the provincial city are ensuring that the capital city remains clean to welcome guests who are expected to flock in their hundreds to Mahikeng. Mahikeng residents have been requested to keep their areas clean and urged to stop dumping at restricted areas. Strict rules have been put in place and perpetrators found breaking the law will have to face the consequences of their acts.
MAHIEKGN MAIL-MAHIKENG: After spending 38 years as a teacher at Thelesho Primary School in Madibe Village, Mahikeng, Mmagauta Mosipidi, a retired school teacher still felt an unshakeable sense of attachment to the teaching profession and school children in particular.
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