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parkrunners of the week – Johnny & Anne Erasmus

Names: Johnny (Johan) Erasmus & Anne (Annamarie) Erasmus   Age: Johnny 68 / Anne 67 Occupation: Retired engineering technician / Retired Home parkrun: Shongweni Running Club: Get Fit AC Trail or Road Running? Both Number of parkruns completed: 163 / 186 How has parkrun changed your running or fitness? parkrun has influenced me to train more regularly…

Tracksuit kids
Read more › News - 13th June 2018

Look, Mom! No Winter Chills!

When it comes to getting up and active, there’s no greater motivation than new workout kit. It’s true for us adults, and it’s just as true for kids. And now we’re in the thick of the chilly season, now’s the perfect time to kit out your kids in MRP Sport’s range of cool tracksuits.  …

Read more › News - 29th May 2018

parkrunners prepare for Comrades

After a brief pause in the pace of parkrun launches, we are back at full speed answering the call from more communities for more parkruns. This Saturday, Grabouw parkrun will join the family. The parkrun runs from Trail’s End through apple orchards on grave and dirt paths close to the Grabouw Dam and is going…

Read more › News - 29th May 2018

Spoil Dad this Father’s Day at the Discovery Vitality HealthyFood Studio

Spend some quality time with your Dad (or another father figure in your life) at the Discovery Vitality’s new HealthyFood Studio in partnership with Woolworths and Prue Leith Chefs Academy. Enjoy a flame-grilled healthy meal on Father’s Day weekend with a panoramic view of the Sandton skyline at Discovery Vitality’s HealthyFood Studio special Father’s Day braai…

ultimate run final
Read more › News - 29th May 2018

Geared for Comrades

Asijiki! This year, there’s no going back. MRP Sport’s Maxed runners are set for another gruelling Comrades Marathon. Look out for the profiles of our top athletes on the MRP Sport website, with some insights into how they have prepared for the 2018 Comrades Marathon before the race on the 10th of June.    …

Read more › News - 29th May 2018

parkrun profile: Langenhoven

Langenhoven parkrun is one of three parkruns in Bloemfontein, alongside Naval Hill and Heidedal. The launch in April 2017 was a memorable event as exactly 1,000 parkrunners completed the course. Nowadays, attendances average around 400 parkrunners a week, with over 4,000 different people completing the course in its first year.   Event Director Kim Robberts…

Read more › News - 15th May 2018

Four parkruns launched in two weekends

Most parkrunners took the news about our problem with milestone shirts quite stoically and I would like to thank the many who offered advice and encouragement. There were however a handful who didn’t understand my message and for that I apologise. My message did not herald the end of the milestone T shirts. It merely…

MoveToGo - 1000 girls on bikes - parkrun_v1_900x416 (2)
Read more › News - 15th May 2018

MoveToGive to get #1000GirlsOnBikes and change lives forever

This month, together with Team Dimension Data and Qhubeka, we’re giving you another reason get active to achieve your Vitality Active Rewards goals. Empower girls with our latest MoveToGive initiative and help get #1000GirlsOnBikes.   Let’s change 1,000 girls’ lives forever   From now until Sunday, 27 May 2018, you will have an additional weekly…