Melda Ruiters SCTM CANSA Active Ambassador and Bone Marrow Transplant Survivor

Melda Ruiters, multiple myeloma survivor, is participating in the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon as a CANSA Active Ambassador. Read her inspiring story below and support her efforts at the event…

Posted on 13 October 2023

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SCTM 2023 – Chantel Memziwe NHL Survivor Outrunning Cancer

Chantel Memziwe is a determined lady! Never letting her cancer diagnosis or treatment get the best of her, she kept pursuing her love of running and achieving the goals she had set for herself. We are so fortunate that she is one of our CANSA Active Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Ambassadors for 2023. Chantel is also a member of our Facebook Support group for cancer patients and loved ones, Champions of Hope. Read her remarkable story of perseverance…

Posted on 11 October 2023

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Support us with the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

Our CANSA Active brand promotes regular exercise and physical activity to reduce cancer risk. Through our five-year partnership with Sanlam and continued beneficiary status at the annual Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, CANSA can continue to create awareness and educate the public about cancer and the support services we provide.

Posted on 10 October 2023

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Eighth CANSA Pink Xtreme Trail Run

On the 7th of October 2023 Vrede en Lust Wine Estate will be hosting their eighth annual CANSA Pink Xtreme Trail Run to raise funds for CANSA during Cancer Awareness month. This year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever with the addition of a festival area on the Manor House lawn…

Posted on 30 September 2023

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SOX Footwear – Girls Rule Run!

Get ready to join the Girls Rule Run! Happening at Loftus Park, 12 August. There is a fun 5km and 10km route planned, guaranteed to be something that you and your girlfriends will enjoy, giving you an insider view into Loftus Stadium.

Posted on 21 July 2023

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Comrades Marathon is CANSA Active

CANSA Active is at the Comrades Marathon, raising awareness about the value of a healthy, balanced lifestyle, which includes sufficient activity and being SunSmart, to lower personal cancer risk. We can’t wait to see you at our Expo stall (A41 – A42) at the Durban Exhibition Centre, 8 to 10 June 2023 and invite you to sign the Tobacco Control Pledge and complete a CANSA Lifestyle Risk Assessment…

Posted on 8 June 2023

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CANSA Active Runners Tackle Totalsports Two Oceans Ultra-Marathon and Half Marathon

Our CANSA Active staff can’t wait to meet all the Totalsports Two Ocean Marathon (TTOM) participants when they collect their race packs at CTICC, Cape Town at the TTOM Expo, the largest running-related expo in the Western Cape. Look out for our CANSA Active Stand D at CTICC 1, from 13 – 15 April 2023. Please also support our CANSA Active runners in the Ultra Marathon and Half Marathon who are raising funds online for CANSA…

Posted on 12 April 2023

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Look Out for CANSA Active at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

CANSA is proud and thankful to be a beneficiary of the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon taking place 15 – 16 October 2022. Look out for our CANSA Active stand at the Expo (DHL Cape Town Stadium), alongside Sanlam, from 13 – 15 October. The Expo will display our exciting and affordable CANSA Active merchandise and Ocean Freedom sunscreen, SunSmart choice which recently was awarded the CANSA Seal of Recognition in the protection category, will also be available. CANSA is thrilled to be manning a hydration station (Albion & Campground Road in Rondebosch). Look out for our bright, enthusiastic CANSA Active volunteers. We are grateful to Sanlam for sponsoring our CANSA Active volunteers’ t-shirts. You can make an online donation to support our runners who are raising funds online…

Posted on 10 October 2022

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Sweating For CANSA – The Running Turtles

Husband and wife team: Tania and Jacques de Kock and the Running Turtles aim to raise R100,000 and run 1000km each from February to November for CANSA!
“We will tell the world the story and raise awareness and funds for the fight against cancer! All in memory of this great, loving man. “

Posted on 10 March 2022

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Trevor Salzwedel Runs Modderfontein to Harties Long Run (90km) to Raise Funds for CANSA

I started running fairly recently as I find it stress relieving and it provides me with a sense of calm. I started by running 5km every Saturday morning with my […]

Posted on 9 June 2021

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