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Mark Heywood and Bara surgeons cycling to raise money for children in hospital

Written by: Zanele Zama

Section 27's Mark Heywood is participating in the 900-kilometre mountain bike race from Johannesburg to the Indian Ocean on the Kwa-Zulu Natal coast.

Heywood says the importance of the race is to raise funds for Section27, a legal centre working for equality and social justice in South Africa.

he is cycling with Surgeons For Little Lives.

READ: Social justice advocate to cycle 900 kms to raise funds for Section 27

We need to raise money for Section 27. You know its a grant funded organisation.

Mark Heywood, Section 27

Heywood says he is excited about the race as it affords him to the chance to meet new people and socialise.

For me, it's also about pleasure and meeting people, seeing our beautiful country, meeting the communities across this country and seeing what South Africa is capable of pulling off.

Mark Heywood, Section 27

Surgeons For Little Lives is a charity that is run by surgeons that work at Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital. They raise money to improve paediatric trauma and surgery at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital

Mark Heywood, Section 27

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This article first appeared on 702 : Mark Heywood and Bara surgeons cycling to raise money for children in hospital




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