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Pedalling To Lift A Nation’s Spirit

The Bestmed Tshwane Classic is not just a very special celebratory day out for thousands of passionate cyclists. At its core it also represents the drive of South Africa’s capital and its people to edge forward in difficult social and economic circumstances, showcasing the fact that nothing gets our great nation down.

Posted on 16 Jul 2019

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2017 Was Great, 2018 Better… And Now It’s The Bestmed Tshwane Classic

“The vision of the Bestmed Tshwane Classic is to present Tshwane’s version of the Cape Town Cycle Tour and 947 Cycle Challenge, and this is only possible through significant buy-in from the Tshwane Metro and exceptional sponsors”

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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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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Fedhealth IMPI Challenge Season Finale sure to Impress

The picturesque Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) will be buzzing with excitement this coming Saturday, 17 November 2018 when adventure seekers of all ages test their skill and challenge their fears at the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4, the final event of the season.
Celebrating its 10th anniversary on the day, the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4 boasts four entry categories: IMPI Elite, IMPI Corporate, IMPI Challenge, IMPI Dash and IMPI Mini.

Posted on 16 Nov 2018

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SunSmart at Spartan Race with CANSA Active team

The CANSA Active team providing care in the sun to the participants at the Spartan Race that took place 27 October at Kings Kloof, Gauteng.

Posted on 7 Nov 2018

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Girdlestone, Oberholzer power to solo victories at Tshwane Classic

Dylan Girdlestone (Office Guru) put in a powerhouse display in the final 10km to claim a solo victory in the second edition of the Tshwane Cycle Classic, presented by Jacaranda FM and Sun Time Square at the Voortrekker Monument today. The men’s race was aggressive from the outset and 15 riders had dislodged themselves by […]

Posted on 7 Nov 2018

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D’Oliveira ready for Fedhealth Impi Elite Race#4

Dominique D’Oliveira will be the competitor to beat in the women’s category of the Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race #4 at the picturesque Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 17 November 2018. “It’s the people, the vibe and the beautiful scenery that attracts me to the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge,” says D’Oliveira.  “Personally I prefer obstacle courses […]

Posted on 7 Nov 2018

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Capetonians Dared to Show Their Creative Flair at the Fedhealth Impi Challenge #4

“The Fedhealth IMPI Challenge’s Best Dressed competition encourages entrants to embrace their creative flair,” says Pieter Du Plessis, Fedhealth IMPI Challenge Race Director. “Instead of introducing a theme each year, we prefer to leave it up to the entrant and we have never been disappointed. The best dressed competition is definitely an event highlight with outfits ranging from colourful, to daring, crazy and outrageous. After ten years of IMPI action, IMPI warriors still manage to amaze us. We are excited to celebrate 10 years of obstacle course racing bliss in November. Bring your family and friends and celebrate with us.”

Posted on 15 Oct 2018

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Tshwane Classic Route ‘Quite Simply Amazing’

Van Rooyen and his squad have completed two training rides on the course in preparation of the big day. “A win here is very important to us because it’s our home town event. Our sponsor, Bestmed, is nestled in Pretoria, so we really want to do well,” he said.
The Tshwane Classic route presents the famous Tom Jenkins ascent 12km from the finish and it provides a sublime platform for the climbers to pile on the pressure to try and create a lead going into the city centre and past Church Square.

Posted on 11 Oct 2018

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