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Read more › News - 10th October 2017

WIN a chance to #TrainWithWayde!

How would you like to WIN a training session with Wayde van Niekerk – world champ sprinter, Olympic gold winner and Discovery Vitality Ambassador – along with super coach Tannie Ans? You can with Vitality!   On your marks, get set …   Post a picture of yourself on Facebook attending a parkrun between 7…

Read more › News - 10th October 2017

Summer never looked this good

Fit bodies aren’t made in winter… they’re made all year long. So get set for summer fitness with MRP Sport’s workout wardrobe must-haves that’ll see you right through the sizzling season.   Ladies… fresh, floral- inspired prints and soft pastels are the order of the season. Take your pick of their printed leggings to power…

Read more › News - 10th October 2017

Celebrations as parkrun turns 13

Last Saturday, Rondebult parkrun joined the parkrun family as the 121st parkrun launched in Southern Africa. Thami Xala and his team of 44 volunteers managed the wonderful celebrations marking the start and simultaneously the 13th anniversary of Bushy parkrun on International parkrun day, #parkrun13.  About 300 of us gathered on farmers Jeorge and Charles Farinha’s…

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Read more › News - 28th September 2017

parkrunner of the week Thomas Muswede

Name: Thomas Muswede Age: 44 Occupation: Assistant Manager: Parks Home parkrun: Potchefstroom Running club: None Trail or Road Running? Road running Number of parkruns completed: 110 How has parkrun changed your running / fitness? parkrun started by changing my attitude first and foremost as I used not to believe I could run. Since I started…

Vitality rewards
Read more › News - 28th September 2017

Introducing surprise rewards

Dream holidays up for grabs with the NEW Vitality Active Rewards features   Vitality have just launched some great new features for Vitality Active Rewards – update your Discovery app now to earn even bigger, better rewards when you get active with parkrun.   Get rewarded with weekly rewards   Achieve your weekly fitness goal…

Read more › News - 28th September 2017

100 MRP Sport Stores and Still Going Strong!

We did it! On Thursday, 28th September, we officially open the doors of our 100th MRP Sport store at Cornubia Shopping Mall in Mt. Edgecombe, and we couldn’t be prouder!   MRP Sport’s journey started just over 11 years ago, when the very first store opened its doors in Boksburg, Gauteng. Since then, 99 more…

Read more › News - 28th September 2017

See in Summer with parkrun

Welcome to the newsletter and a reminder that next Saturday (7th October) those parkruns which have seasonal starting times will be switching to the earlier Summer starting time of 7am. So this Saturday (30th September) will be their last winter starting time and the following Saturday ( 7th) will be the first summer starting time.  This…

Read more › News - 13th September 2017

Trainers for R279.99! Why Pay More?

What better way to kick off your summer parkruns than with a brand new pair of trainers? The change in season definitely calls for a change in trainers, and at just R279.99 – what more reason do you need?   The range of men’s and ladies’ trainers features a super-cool breathable upper for better ventilation…