Scores of Alexandra community members young and old took part in the Run Alex 5km race and aerobics held at KwaBhekilanga sports fields.
The ‘war against fat’ event was organised by the local runner’s organisation Run Alex to encourage community members to live healthily.
According to the event organiser and a member of Run Alex organisation Sphiwe Nkosi, the event was aimed at teaching the community about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle.
“Run Alex organisation promotes a healthy living lifestyle and hosts its running activities every Saturday and Sunday at Atrec Sports Ground from 6 am to 9 am. We invite all members of the community to come and join us in the fight against obesity,” said Nkosi
Professional fitness trainer and founder of RK Fitness Reneilwe Kgengwe facilitated aerobics and light exercises during the three-hour session.