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CANSA Staff to take part in ‘One in Four Challenge’ at Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

Lucy Balona (CANSA Head: Marketing and Communication) and HJ Botha (CANSA: Divisional Manager: Sustainability) will take up the challenge, with the theme ‘One in Four affected’ and run for cancer survivors and in doing so raise funds for CANSA.

Posted on 3 Sep 2019

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Entries Open for IMPI Challenge #2 and #3

November will be packed with IMPI Challenge action with the IMPI Challenge #2 taking place at Van Gaalen Kaasmakerij (North West Province) on Saturday, 02 November 2019 and the IMPI Challenge #3 taking place at Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch / Western Cape) on Saturday, 23 November 2019.

Posted on 3 Sep 2019

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Kotze passes away due to injuries sustained at Cycle4CANSA accident

Wicus Kotze, an executive at Bestmed Medical Scheme, passed away last night following an accident at last Sunday’s Bestmed Cycle4CANSA road race when a group of cyclists were struck from behind by a minibus.
Kotze received immediate medical care on the scene and was taken to hospital where he underwent emergency surgery to try and stop his brain from haemorrhaging.

Posted on 2 Sep 2019

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Video Your Physical Activity to Win Fantastic Prizes

Those older than 12 can enter the CANSA and Green Outdoor Gyms SA’s competition, where the challenge is to make a video showing at least 5 minutes of exercise each day, and submitting it to enter the competition. Participants stand the chance to win cash prizes to the value of R10 000 each month and get entered into a draw to win their own Green Outdoor Gym to the value of R300 000. Entry fees are only R15 with R5 donated to CANSA towards its education and health awareness campaigns.

Posted on 2 Sep 2019

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Hoffman Races to Victory at Cycle4CANSA

Team ENZA/PBC captain, Nolan Hoffman, sprinted to a convincing bunch victory at the Bestmed Cycle4CANSA, which was presented by the Optimum Group at Sun City.

Posted on 2 Sep 2019

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Bestmed Cycle4CANSA se Nuwe Bergfietsroete Maak Deure Oop vir Plaaslike Gemeenskap

“Ons werk al sedert die begin van die jaar aan die nuwe bergfietsroete en ons glo fietsryers gaan dit baie geniet. Die bestaande roete is uitgebrei in die Letsateng-wildreservaat en daar is indrukwekkende nuwe seksies ingesluit rondom die twee gholfbane.”

Posted on 21 Aug 2019

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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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