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Be Colourfully Kind at this Week’s African Karting Cup

Spectators at this week’s African Karting Cup (AKC), which is taking place at Zwartkops Kart Circuit in Centurion between 15 – 17 February, will not only have the opportunity to see 40 of the finest participants from all over Africa battling it out, but will also be able to lend support to CANSA. CANSA is excited to host a Shavathon at the event with our theme this year – ‘Be Colourfully Kind’. It’s CANSA’s 22nd year of hosting Shavathon events and what better way to celebrate than for the karting community to focus on kindness…


CANSA Active has 25 Swimmers Taking on 8 Mile Aquelle Midmar Mile Charity Challenge in 2024

The 51st Edition of the aQuelle Midmar Mile Charity Challenge in 2024 sees CANSA Active’s 25 swimmers taking on the 8-mile charity challenge at the Midmar Dam, and raising funds for CANSA. R 242 886 was received by CANSA from the Midmar Charity Challenge in 2023, the 50th anniversary of the event. We are thankful to all our past and current swimming champions for their support! Show your support of our CANSA Active swimmers and CANSA by making an online donation…


Melda Ruiters SCTM CANSA Active Ambassador and Bone Marrow Transplant Survivor

Melda Ruiters, multiple myeloma survivor, is participating in the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon as a CANSA Active Ambassador. Read her inspiring story below and support her efforts at the event…


SCTM 2023 – Chantel Memziwe NHL Survivor Outrunning Cancer

Chantel Memziwe is a determined lady! Never letting her cancer diagnosis or treatment get the best of her, she kept pursuing her love of running and achieving the goals she had set for herself. We are so fortunate that she is one of our CANSA Active Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Ambassadors for 2023. Chantel is also a member of our Facebook Support group for cancer patients and loved ones, Champions of Hope. Read her remarkable story of perseverance…


Support us with the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

Our CANSA Active brand promotes regular exercise and physical activity to reduce cancer risk. Through our five-year partnership with Sanlam and continued beneficiary status at the annual Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, CANSA can continue to create awareness and educate the public about cancer and the support services we provide.


Eighth CANSA Pink Xtreme Trail Run

On the 7th of October 2023 Vrede en Lust Wine Estate will be hosting their eighth annual CANSA Pink Xtreme Trail Run to raise funds for CANSA during Cancer Awareness month. This year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever with the addition of a festival area on the Manor House lawn…


Paint the Cradle Pink Ride (Edenglen Cycling Club)

On Sunday the 1st October Edenglen Cycling Club (EGCC) – a community based club serving the cycling communities of greater Edenvale / Bedfordview / Dowerglen / Greenstone – hosted a ride for cancer awareness in the cradle of Humankind. What began as a simple conversation between friends who were particularly concerned about a family member who contracted cancer suddenly, mushroomed into an amazing event which epitomises the camaraderie and spirit amongst the cycling fraternity…


SOX Footwear – Girls Rule Run!

Get ready to join the Girls Rule Run! Happening at Loftus Park, 12 August. There is a fun 5km and 10km route planned, guaranteed to be something that you and your girlfriends will enjoy, giving you an insider view into Loftus Stadium.


Comrades Marathon is CANSA Active

CANSA Active is at the Comrades Marathon, raising awareness about the value of a healthy, balanced lifestyle, which includes sufficient activity and being SunSmart, to lower personal cancer risk. We can’t wait to see you at our Expo stall (A41 – A42) at the Durban Exhibition Centre, 8 to 10 June 2023 and invite you to sign the Tobacco Control Pledge and complete a CANSA Lifestyle Risk Assessment…


CANSA Active Runners Tackle Totalsports Two Oceans Ultra-Marathon and Half Marathon

Our CANSA Active staff can’t wait to meet all the Totalsports Two Ocean Marathon (TTOM) participants when they collect their race packs at CTICC, Cape Town at the TTOM Expo, the largest running-related expo in the Western Cape. Look out for our CANSA Active Stand D at CTICC 1, from 13 – 15 April 2023. Please also support our CANSA Active runners in the Ultra Marathon and Half Marathon who are raising funds online for CANSA…


CANSA Active at the 2023 Cape Town Cycle Tour Expo

The Cape Town Cycle Tour Lifecycle Expo is South Africa’s leading cycling, health and fitness exhibition and our CANSA Active team is excited to be there to show off our newly branded CANSA Active gear. We look forward to seeing you there!


Grey College Old Boys Support CANSA Active at the Cape Town Cycle Tour 2023

CANSA Active can’t wait for the 45th Cape Town Cycle Tour on 12 March 2023. Watch out for our stall at the Expo! We are privileged to have the 150 Shades of Grey College Old Boy riders riding for CANSA once more. One school making a difference! Please support them by making an online donation towards their fundraising project…


CANSA Active Riders at ABSA Cape Epic 19 – 26 March 2023

CANSA is thrilled to have five teams riding for CANSA Active at the ABSA Cape Epic. CANSA Active volunteers will be manning water points and providing free sunscreen for riders courtesy of SunSmart CANSA Seal of Recognition Partner, Ocean Freedom. We look forward to seeing you supporting our riders! Funds raised support CANSA’s care and support services to cancer patients, loved ones and caregivers…


Fifty CANSA Active Swimmers at 50th Anniversary of the Aquellé Midmar Mile

CANSA Active was recently represented at the 50th Anniversary of the Aquellé Midmar Mile (the world’s largest open water swim) by 50 swimmers, 11 – 12 February 2023. This was the 5th year that CANSA Active swimmers participated in this event and our swimmers looked amazing in their newly launched CANSA Active branded swimwear. A huge thank you to our CANSA Active Swimmers for raising much needed funds for CANSA’s care and support programmes assisting cancer patients, loved ones and caregivers…


CANSA Active and Sox Footwear Collaborate to Provide Socks and UV Protective Sleeves

Sox Footwear and CANSA Active have joined forces in an exciting collaboration aimed at promoting an active, healthy, balanced lifestyle while raising awareness and funds for CANSA’s fight against cancer in South Africa. The collaboration features a range of CANSA Active socks and UV 50+ protective sleeve designs that are available for purchase online…