The three “Tygers” – TygerBurger, Tygerberg 104fm and Tyger Valley Centre – have joined forces once again to host this year’s Tyger Run, taking place on Saturday, February 27.
All the proceeds of the 5km event will be donated to another “Tyger”, the TygerBear Foundation, so why not enter the whole family and assist a worthy cause?
The TygerBear Foundation offers therapy, support and training to members of the community who have experienced some form of trauma (which include abuse, neglect, gang violence, illness and malnutrition). “We receive approximately 75% of the referrals in the Western Cape and the amount of cases seen to date has tripled in the last two years,” says a spokesperson of the foundation.
Organisers have asked participants to bring along a new soft toy to the race, which will be handed out to the young patients getting treatment at TygerBear.
The more serious runners and walkers can enter for the 10km or the 21km race. The routes have been altered slightly to ensure participants’ safety.
* Runners can still enter for the 5km race at number collection and on race day.
The 21km race will start at 6am at Tyger Valley Centre.
Visit www.facebook.com/TygerRunWalk for more information.