His journey started at Mediclinic Brits and he visited six Mediclinic hospitals in Pretoria and Centurion before returning to Mediclinic Brits. He covered a distance of around 120 km.
Inspired by a patient who had a heart attack after neglecting his health, Lesego was motivated to spread the message of good heart health last year. He says that he has chosen September to create awareness around cardiovascular diseases by equipping patients with knowledge, practical advice and treatment options.
“For me this run is about people making small changes in their lives, to positively impact their health.
Climbing stairs or walking for half an hour twice a week can make all the difference. I hope that my interaction with people will inspire them to take care of themselves before it is too late. Our slogan for this year is ‘Keep it beating’, because you do not know how many heart beats you still have left.”