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Bestmed Announces Sponsorship of Cycle4Cansa and Tshwane Classic

The Bestmed Cycle4CANSA and the Bestmed Tshwane Classic remains cornerstone events for us and we are privileged to be able to continue supporting the cause of fighting cancer and creating cancer awareness.

Posted on 16 Jul 2019

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Bestmed Backs Fast-Growing Tshwane Classic

South Africa’s biggest self-administered medical scheme, Bestmed, with close to 100 000 principal members, has announced an agreement with Hectic Promotions for the headline sponsorship of the Bestmed Tshwane Classic cycle race, which takes place on 3 November 2019 at the Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria.

Bestmed also announced that it has renewed its partnership with the Bestmed Cycle4CANSA Championship for a seventh year running, which is a fitting partnership and an extension of its brand promise, Personally Yours. 

Posted on 16 Jul 2019

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Solomon’s Cycles Still On Top After 20 Years!

The Dockrat family in Pretoria has been perfecting good business practices and excellent customer service for four generations. The evidence lies in the fact that Solomon’s Cycles, with locations in Pretoria North, Pretoria West, Woodmead, Sandton and Durban, continues to be relevant and at the forefront of product range, service and price – 20 years […]

Posted on 16 Jul 2019

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Office National Adds Support to Tshwane Cycle Classic

“As the fastest growing mass participation cycling event in the country it stands out as a beacon in the current tough economic climate,” says Office National CEO Andre de Beer.

“It ticks all the boxes and we believe it sets the benchmark as an affordable, yet high value participation sporting event. It’s also nice for us to get involved at this early stage to assist in the growth of the event along with organisers, Hectic Promotions.”

Posted on 16 Jul 2019

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Cycle For Bee and Brain Cancer Awareness

The aim of this campaign is not only to spread awareness of GBM but also to raise funds in order to assist families who have been forced to face similar realities to that of Bee and her family, who cannot afford to provide the type of care that Bee was able to receive. The donations will be used to enable CANSA to provide care and support to these patients and families to ensure that other families can battle this debilitating disease.

Posted on 28 Jun 2019

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Tshwane Diamond Cycle Classic

Pretoria boasts a brand new National Classic road cycling race following announcement today of the inaugural staging of the Tshwane Diamond Classic on 26 May this year. The Diamond Classic offers 110km and 50km route options which start and finish at the Baviaanspoort Correctional Facility.
The event starts and finishes at the impressive Baviaanspoort Correctional Facility, which presents ample parking, lots of shade, neat ablutions and impressive catering facilities – all crucial elements for accommodating a mass participation cycling event.

Posted on 5 Feb 2019

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Team up with Fit4Good and CANSA on World Cancer Day!

Fit4Good Planet Fitness Cancer Challenge 2019 is an initiative developed in partnership Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) and Planet Fitness Gyms with the aim of raising funds for care and support programmes offered at all CANSA Care Centres country-wide, with 100% of the funds raised going directly to this cause.
The Fit4Good Planet Fitness Challenge launches on World Cancer Day, 4 February 2019. It involves a corporate and peer-to-peer fundraising event with popular fitness activities where participants form teams with the option of riding a stationary bike or running on a treadmill to raise money as a community of contestants under one roof, by cycling or running for a very worthy cause, uniting members of families, schools businesses and friends in the fight against cancer.

Posted on 31 Jan 2019

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We Care Challenge: Are You Up for the Challenge?

The challenge is about promoting an active, healthy lifestyle, with an emphasis on the importance of caring and reaffirming those who are affected by cancer are not alone.

When an individual or loved one is affected by cancer, they often experience a range of emotions from turmoil, denial, anger, fear, anxiety and often feel alone with the belief that they can not get through it. This can be compared to climbing a mountain like Mount Kilimanjaro.

Posted on 28 Nov 2018

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We Care Challenge: Mount Kilimanjaro

The I Believe Foundation has launched the annual We Care Challenge in association the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA). The challenge is designed to bring companies, schools and individuals closer together by showing they care.

Posted on 28 Nov 2018

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100 Cycle Challenge Sweat for Charity

The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) is proud to be listed as a charity for the 100 Cycle Challenge #SweatForCharity to take place in May 2019.
The 100 Cycle Challenge takes place every first Sunday in May in the City of Ekurhuleni, Gauteng.

Posted on 16 Nov 2018

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