Makana Aerobics and Fitness Club (MAFC) held its second annual aerobics marathon recently. The program was well attended by aerobics clubs from districts including Alfred Nzo, Joe Gqabi, Buffalo City Metro, Chris Hani, O.R Tambo district and Amatole District. One aerobics club travelled from Bloemfontein to take part.
Sarah Baartman District was represented by Makana Aerobics and Fitness club (MAFC).
The Health and Fitness program started with a 5km fun run with the assistance of Makana Traffic officers who escorted the athletes. The fun run was followed by the eight hour aerobics marathon.
The days programme was jointly assisted by Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture, Makana Municipality, Coca- Cola Company, Metropolitan Insurance Company, Pick n Pay Supermarket and other local businesses including Mfana Ndini Braai place, Nyama Rama Butchery, taxi industry.
The aerobics marathon (comprising five Hi-lo, Cater Box, Step Aerobics, Functional and Team),attracted 86 people, with 10 finishers in the fun run.
“The event was well attended and MAFC think it served the purpose for which it was intended. We hope that next year when the event of this nature takes it will attract more enthusiasts than it did”, said organiser Luzuko Mampofu.