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Read more › News - 5th September 2018

Win a trip to Disneyland Paris with Discovery Vitality

In celebration of healthy, happy families, Discovery Vitality and Disney are giving you the chance to win a trip of a lifetime to Disneyland Paris. Our first trip has been won, and we will have two more trips to giveaway.   You too can stand a chance to win this amazing experience for you and…

Villiersdorp
Read more › News - 5th September 2018

parkrunners Spring into Action

All over the country parkrun SA celebrated spring with spring flowers and festive costumes. We also welcomed Drumblade parkrun to the parkrun family, when over 300 runners and walkers participating on a course that still looked decidedly wintry. The veld was brown and dead and the course was very dusty but everyone seemed to enjoy…

Koster
Read more › News - 22nd August 2018

parkrunners coming out of hibernation

We’re a week away from the 1st of September and the first day of spring and I already have a sense that parkrun South Africa is about to emerge from a long winter hibernation, and emerge excited and keen to get growing again.   Throughout winter, our numbers have stayed steady. About 35,000 parkrunners have participated…

Mofolo
Read more › News - 22nd August 2018

Mofolo 3rd Birthday Celebration and #RecordMustFall Drive a Big Hit in Soweto

A crisp clear sky and cold winters morning, enthusiastic volunteers and locals welcomed the parkrun visitors at Mofolo Park, Soweto, on 28 July, as they joined in celebrating the Mofolo parkrun’s third birthday, running the course in reverse.   After months of planning, hard work, promoting the Mofolo parkrun third birthday event by Wesley Banda and…

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Read more › News - 22nd August 2018

Celebrate Women’s Month with Discovery Vitality by getting active to help schoolgirls in need

This Women’s Month, Discovery Vitality has partnered with Dis-Chem and Miss SA 2018, Tamaryn Green, to empower schoolgirls and help them maintain their dignity – by providing sanitary products to girls in need. Tamaryn Green has committed to the empowerment of young women as one of the objectives of her reign as Miss South Africa 2018.  …

parkrun
Read more › News - 22nd August 2018

Sports Bras – A Fit Girl’s Best Friend

Did you know: without the right support, the average A-cup can move as much as 4cm in each direction during high-impact workouts? And that the average D-cup bounces up to 8cm? Never mind being super uncomfortable – the constant movement stretches the breast skin and tissue, resulting in more sag than support.   Your best…

Nathalie Murray 25 Club
Read more › News - 22nd August 2018

An update on milestone t-shirts

Over the past few months we’ve been looking at a number of options to continue providing milestone t-shirts to parkrunners in South Africa.   We are pleased to say that in the next couple of weeks we will begin testing opening up claims for South African parkrunners in the global milestone t-shirt system. Before we…

Melkbosstrand
Read more › News - 7th August 2018

Melkbosstrand makes a mark

It would be hard to find a more beautiful parkrun than Melkbosstrand parkrun, which we launched on Saturday 28 July.   After a night spent gazing at the lunar eclipse we woke to a perfect Cape morning. Seagulls were wheeling in the air, Table Mountain was silhouetted in the background, the tide was receding leaving…

Mink on Mink Parkrun
Read more › News - 7th August 2018

Cool Comfort: Get the Look

You’ve seen it in MRP Sport store windows, you’ve seen it on their Facebook page and you’ve seen it on the app. Now, it’s time to take things up a notch and see the Cool Comfort range in your workout wardrobe.   The pieces that make up the Cool Comfort collection are all about versatility….

Ann
Read more › News, Press - 7th August 2018

Two Comrades champions, many Scouts in purple, one Ebotse parkrun

2018 Comrades Marathon champion, Ann Ashworth, is a regular parkrunner and volunteer, and joined Comrades down run record holder and parkrun 50 club member, Frith van der Merwe at Ebotse parkrun recently.   Local Scouts also attended the parkrun to paint it purple to highlight their activities. Purple is both the colour of Scouts and the parkrun 25…

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