EMMARENTIA - More than 15, 000 walkers will put their running shoes to tar on Sunday, at the Discovery 702 Walk the Talk race.
The 30 and 15 kilometre (km) races kicked-off at 7am at the Marks Park Stadium in Emmarentia, Johannesburg.
The 8 km race will start at 9am, while the 5 km race is expected to start at 11am.
Lebogang Shange, a professional walker and last year's 30 km race winner spoke to Talk Radio 702.
He says he hopes to finish Sunday’s 30 km walk in 2 hours, 30 minutes.
He previously won the 15 km race and hopes today will win him his third gold medal.
Loads of activity is expected at the stadium through-out the day as families and their pets participate in the fun walks.
Many have called today’s gathering a meeting of the neighbours – as Johannesburg residents take back their city from criminals.
(Edited by Thato Motaung)