18 September 2006

Lindsay Weight Memorial Run

A memorial run will be held on 23 September 2006 to celebrate the life of Lindsay Weight.

To commemorate her passing away, and also to celebrate her remarkable life of Lindsay Weight, a special Memorial Run will be held on Saturday morning 23 September 2006 at 08h30.

Everyone who knew Lindsay, and even those who only knew of Lindsay, without necessarily having known her personally, are invited to join her husband Ian and family and friends for this occasion.

The run will start at the parking area at Constantia Nek and will follow a moderate distance through Cecelia Forest, and back to the Nek (30-50 minutes in total).

The route has been chosen for its scenic beauty as well as its significance for Lindsay: she loved running on the slopes of Table Mountain. Just 3 weeks ago she successfully completed the Puffer Ultra 80km run, along the spine of the Cape Peninsula's mountains.

The idea is that those participating run as one group, at the pace of the slowest runner, so the organisers encourage everyone to participate.

Kathy McQuaid of the Sports Science Institute says: "This is not meant as an occasion just for runners, it is meant as a running farewell to Lindsay from everyone who knew her in any context of her life. Even if you just walk a section of the route, we would encourage you to come along and be a part of this special farewell to Lindsay."

The organisers would like to encourage everyone to bring either flowers or flower petals. Participants will drop these all along the route to mark the occasion in a special way.

(For enquiries, phone Patrick at 073 553 5086)

- Health24, September 2006




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