Events in Gauteng – October / November 2010

The West Rand Hobby, Toy and Collectible Fair: This event is held on the 30th of October 2010 at Ebenhaeser Primary school (on the corner of Delport and Rustenburg Roads) in Krugersdorp. The event will feature model cars, hobbies and collectable toys. The West Rand Hobby, Toy and Collectible Fair gives the public the opportunity to purchase as well as view Dinky toys, Corgi toys, Matchbox cars and lots more. Some of the collectors who are exhibiting their private collections have been given a challenge to modify a mini model car to the extreme. It will be interesting to see how creative these collectors can be. Food and beverages will be on sale thoughout the day. For more information phone John on John 072 2541730.

The Soweto Marathon: This event is held on the 7th of November 2010. There will be a standard 42.2km marathon as well as a 20km Walk, a 10km race and a 5km Fun Run. The marathon starts and ends in Soweto and the route it covers can be described as a tour of the area. Runners will race past the Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication in Kliptown, the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, the Hector Pieterson Memorial, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s house and Jabulani Mall. The Soweto Marathon showcases the best of South African long-distance running talent. The Soweto Marathon was established over 19 years ago and has been in the running calendar since its inception. The marathon is affectionally referred to as the “People’s marathon”. For more information contact Athletics South Africa on 011 8805800.

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