Read more › News - 19th September 2019

It’s sunnies season

Get set for the sunshine season with your pick of MRP Sport’s sunnies. From on-trend silhouettes to more athletic styles, there’s a pair perfect for every face.   MRP Sport’s selection of men’s and ladies’ sunglasses feature UV 400 lenses. This means that these sunglasses provide your eyes with UV protection from both UVA and UVB…

Read more › News - 19th September 2019

Returning parks to the community

As parkrun continues to grow across South Africa, it is not only helping people to get active, but also to bring communities together, and restoring a sense of pride in previously neglected public spaces. Martin Woodbridge tells us how Goodwill parkrun has made a difference:   Mahikeng (meaning place of stones), is a medium-sized town and…

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Read more › News - 19th September 2019

Hooked on camaraderie, encouragement and volunteers

Raymond Venables was 67 years old when he was convinced to try his first parkrun, despite not being a runner. 18 months later, he has just completed his first marathon!   Raymond tells us how he caught the parkrun bug, and how it has become a family affair.   In February 2018, some friends of ours suggested…

Read more › News - 4th September 2019

The road to 100 parkruns

Dreas du Plessis recently reached a parkrun milestone when he joined the 100 club. Here he tells us his remarkable story of overcoming adversity, time and time again…   I wish to thank all organisers and volunteers and fellow parkrunners who contributed to this unthinkable achievement. I would like to tell my story in order…

Read more › News - 22nd August 2019

Adrenalin Addo parkrun added

A little over a month ago, we launched the new Adrenalin Addo parkrun in the Eastern Cape. It is a lovely parkrun with an enthusiastic community of local and visiting parkrunners.   Etienne and Marizel Kruger and their team of volunteers have created a beautiful course that winds its way through citrus orchards, past ponds…

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Read more › News - 22nd August 2019

Vitality Run Series

Our friends at Discovery Vitality are excited to let you know that entries to the first ever Vitality Run Series in Pretoria are now open. Are you ready to paint the Jacaranda trees orange?   Join Team Vitality and get 50% cash back on the Vitality Run Series in Pretoria   Team Vitality members get…

Read more › News - 22nd August 2019

Saddle Up with MRP Sport

Just like your weekly parkrun with your friends, cycling is also an enjoyable activity that’ll not only do wonders for your health, it’ll giving you a great sense of wellbeing and accomplishment that TV and screen time can’t. Discover new roads in your neighbourhood, feel the wind in your hair and enjoy the fresh perspective…

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Read more › News - 15th August 2019

Exclusive R100 off for Vitality members

#EscapeTheOrdinary as Tough Mudder returns to the Elgin Valley on 19 October. Tough Mudder is a team-oriented challenge that has no winner, no finisher medal and no clock to race against – just an epic experience like no other!   Designed by the British Special Forces to test your mental grit, camaraderie and all-around physical fitness…

Read more › News - 8th August 2019

A busy morning at Gilloolys parkrun!

Everyone is welcome at parkrun, whether you walk, jog, run or volunteer. There are now more than 1,800 parkruns across 21 countries worldwide, as part of our mission to create a healthier, happier planet.   Some parkruns welcome a handful of people each week, others welcome thousands. The attendance numbers aren’t important. What is important…

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Read more › News - 8th August 2019

Ladies, Go for Fit from R59,99 with MRP Sport

Whether you’re looking for something to add to your active wardrobe or building it up from the beginning, it’s all about making sure you have the right pieces: active staples that are not only the perfect fit for your body, but the perfect fit for your budget too, like our range of ladies’ fitness must-haves…

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