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Sophia Alley – “Cancer is just a chapter, my story is far from over.”

On Sunday, 7 July, Sophia Alley completed the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Durban 10K, showcasing her determination and resilience. As a CANSA Active Champion, Sophia participated in the event to raise awareness for cancer patients, while also celebrating her own journey as a cancer warrior and survivor. Her incredible spirit and commitment to the cause inspire us all to continue the fight against cancer.

Posted on 9 July 2024

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Non-stop Survivors – Fighting cancer, ONE stride at a time!

Rodney Reynders, a cancer survivor, along with his wife, Barbara, twin brother, Clive, and a few very close friends, are gearing up to run the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Durban 10K on Sunday, 7 July, in support of CANSA Active. Rodney’s decision to become a CANSA Active champion is deeply personal, driven by his own cancer journey and his desire to give back.

Posted on 5 July 2024

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Cape Town Festival of Running – July 2024

Hewat Athletics Club is excited to be hosting the 24th Annual CAPE TOWN FESTIVAL OF RUNNING on Saturday 13th July and Sunday 14th July 2024.

Posted on 26 June 2024

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The Absa #RunYourCity Durban 10k is upon us!

CANSA is the charity partner at the Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series 2024 and we will be at the Durban 10k event   5 – 7 July.

Posted on 26 June 2024

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Absa #RunYourCity Series heads to the City of Gold on National Heritage Day!

Taking place on National Heritage Day, the Absa RUN YOUR CITY JOBURG 10K celebrates Johannesburg’s vibrant culture and history. The race offers participants the unique opportunity to explore the dynamic streets of Joburg, showcasing the city’s landmarks and diverse neighbourhoods.

Posted on 11 June 2024

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Sponsors ready to treat runners to an on-route extravaganza at Absa #RunYourCity Durban 10K

The streets of Durban will be buzzing with excitement on Sunday, 7 July 2024, as event sponsors go all out to create an unparalleled on-route experience at the iconic Absa RUN YOUR CITY DURBAN 10K.

Posted on 11 June 2024

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Capetonians support CANSA when you #RunYourCity this Mother’s Day

When registering online for the Absa RUN YOUR CITY CAPE TOWN 10K (taking place on Sunday 12 May 2024), participants, whether they’re running or walking, can support the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) by making an immediate donation towards this meaningful cause.

Posted on 8 May 2024

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Join CANSA as a CANSA Active Champion at the Comrades Marathon 2024

Are you participating in the Comrades Marathon 2024 and want to make your run count for a great cause? Consider becoming a CANSA Active Champion and run to support cancer patients, caregivers, and loved ones!

Posted on 8 May 2024

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Megan Pentz-Kluyts – CANSA Ambassador and Absa RUN YOUR CITY Champion

With a love for nature and the outdoors, Megan snorkels, hikes and runs – trail running is a favourite. She is a member of the West Coast Athletic Club and a new interest is learning the ropes of being a Western Province pacesetter.

Posted on 6 May 2024

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Melda Ruiters – Bone Marrow Transplant Survivor and Absa RUN YOUR CITY Champion

Before I had cancer it was all about improving my time. Today I am just happy to be able to run for a cause that matters – I run for CANSA, because I am still able to make a difference through my running.

Posted on 3 May 2024

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