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CANSA Active at 46th Cape Town Cycle Tour (10 March 2024)

The 46th Cape Town Cycle Tour (CTCT) takes place on Sunday, 10 March 2024. CANSA is one of the Cycle Tour’s regular Charity Groups, who raise awareness regarding services offered and how to reduce personal cancer risk at the event. The 46th Cape Town Cycle Tour (CTCT) takes place on Sunday, 10 March 2024. CANSA is one of the Cycle Tour’s regular Charity Groups, who raise awareness regarding services offered and how to reduce personal cancer risk at the event. We are thankful to have sold out all our charity entries this year and thank our Grey College Old Boys’  1987 for their continuous commitment to CANSA…

Posted on 5 March 2024

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CANSA Active ABSA Cape Epic Charity Challenge (17 to 24 March 2024)

CANSA Active is on the leader board with 7 teams registered for the ABSA Cape EPIC Charity Challenge in 2024. Riders can look out for the CANSA Active gazebo at selected water points along the route and top up with sunscreen powered by Ocean Freedom, CANSA’s Seal of Recognition SunSmart partner, with Sunscreen Stands provided by cause related marketing partner, Eventstands…

Posted on 2 March 2024

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Epic Fundraiser For CANSA Active

Two intrepid cyclists, Jaco Swanepoel and Martin Cilliers, are teaming up with Ciovita (one of the leading manufacturers of cycling apparel worldwide) to create a heartwarming, and epic, campaign to raise funds for the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) as part of their Absa Cape Epic experience in 2024. The campaign features a special edition Absa Cape Epic cycling jersey created by Ciovita. For a donation of R100, one can submit the name of a cancer survivor, or that of a loved one lost to cancer, and once 1000 names have been reached, Ciovita will print the names on the jersey. The jersey will be available to purchase on Ciovita’s online store, where a further amount from the sale of each one, will be donated towards Jaco and Martin’s fundraising efforts for CANSA…

Posted on 2 March 2024

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Bannister Erasmus Pedals with Purpose at ABSA Cape Epic

As I gear up for this year’s Cape Epic, my ride is no longer just a personal challenge; it’s a banner unfurled high in honour of those we’ve lost, a beacon of hope for those currently in the throes of battle, and a rallying cry for all who believe in the potency of collective action. My pedals turn with purpose, echoing the resilience of the human spirit…

Posted on 28 February 2024

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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…

Posted on 29 September 2023

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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!

Posted on 8 March 2023

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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…

Posted on 8 March 2023

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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…

Posted on 8 March 2023

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Support our CANSA Active Virgin Active SA Ride Joburg Riders

We are so proud of our CANSA Active cyclists riding to support CANSA this weekend at the Virgin Active SA Ride Joburg challenge! We wish them strong legs and lots of luck for their races! These cyclists are doing what they love and being ambassadors for an active, balanced lifestyle which helps lower personal cancer risk, while raising much needed funds for CANSA’s education programmes to lower cancer risk and for support services to those affected by cancer…

Posted on 19 November 2022

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Battle Cry of a cancer Survivor “Today we Cry, Tomorrow we Fight!”

Zakithi Mgiliya, Hodgkins’ Lymphoma cancer Survivor and cyclist for CANSA Active in the Virgin Active SA Ride Joburg 2022, shares about her cancer journey and how cycling helped her through. “One thing I have learned from this journey is that there are a handful of things that truly matter in anybody’s life. Identify those things and enjoy them because in the twinkle of an eye, your life can flip into the unimaginable. So, live like the breath you are taking now, is your last.” 

Posted on 19 November 2022

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