On Tuesday 02 April 2019, Red Cross Children’s Hospital held a Relay Marathon at the Rondebosch Common for staff members in the hospital community. Each of the teams ran a total of 16 laps around the Common, with the runners passing the baton after each lap.
The Relay started at 08:00 and finished with a final shotgun lap at 13:00 for those team who had not completed all their laps. The weather for the day was kind, with the sun shining and a wind keeping the runners cool.
RX Radio entered a team of Child/Young Reporters and staff workers and the team managed to complete all 16 laps before the 13:00 cut-off lap. Young Reporter Mujahid he was the fastest runner in the RX Radio team with a time of 10 minutes and 50 seconds. For the event, NJ Africa sponsored t-shirts for the whole RX Radio team.
In the end, the A –Team (Anaesthesiologists) was the first to finish the laps with Surgery All-stars and Team Oystercatcher coming second and third.
[CHECK OUT] the coverage from the day below: