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[JAN] 2022 Dis-Chem half marathon
Date: 16 January 2022 Gauteng’s premier half marathon is back in 2022, heralding the start of the New Year’s running activities. The Dis-Chem half marathon hosted by Bedfordview Country Club Athletics will once again take runners through the scenic suburbs of Bedfordview. Join 3,000 runners on the day as... Read more
Safe return to exercise vital for long COVID sufferers
According to official statistics, some 3,000,000 South Africans have contracted COVID-19 since the virus first arrived in the country. Among those who exhibited symptoms, some recovered quickly while others experienced lingering health problems that lasted for weeks or even months. Those who experience longer-term effects are known as ‘long... Read more
Entries for 2022 IRONMAN 70.3 Durban are open!
It’s time to secure your spot on the start line of one of the biggest triathlons in South Africa. Entries for the 2022 IRONMAN 70.3 Durban are now open! Race in the middle of a South African winter in the Paradise City of Durban on Sunday, 5 June 2022.... Read more
USN athlete Bauke Hanekom is larger than life
Everything in Bauke Hanekom’s life is super-sized, from his physical stature and calorie intakes to the world record he’s attempting to break. Standing 1.93 m tall and weighing 120 kilos, this personal trainer and gym owner from Cape Town needs serious energy to fuel his body – up to... Read more
We compare 3 popular Fitbit devices available at Dis-Chem
Dis-Chem offers a range of Fitbit devices in-store and online, including various smartwatches and activity trackers. To help you find the best option for your health and fitness-focused lifestyle, we compare 3 of the more popular devices on offer. Fitbit SenseTM Fitbit’s most advanced health smartwatch boasts innovative sensor... Read more
[OCT] Hollard Daredevil Run 2021
Date: 15 October 2021 It’s ballsy, it’s brave and it’s back, bigger than ever. The COVID-edition nationwide Hollard Daredevil Run 2021 is officially open for entries. This one-off event will see brave men in purple speedos run through the streets across the country participating from the comfort of their... Read more
[OCT] Knysna Extreme Triathlon
Date: 16 October 2021 Are you up for Africa’s toughest triathlon? Experience a triathlon like no other at the Knysna Extreme. The race covers a total distance of 229km with an altitude gain of over 3,800m. The Knysna Extreme 0.5 is a shorter alternative and serves as an introduction... Read more
Limited 2022 IRONMAN African Championship entries now available
Don’t miss your opportunity to work towards a new goal and compete in South Africa’s most iconic triathlon, the Biogen-sponsored IRONMAN African Championship. Organisers have made a limited number of entries available for the 2022 event before registrations close until a later date, which takes place on Sunday, 3... Read more
[SEPT] Joburg 10K Cityrun
Date 24 September 2021 Due to current restrictions on mass participation events, the 2021 Joburg 10K Cityrun will take place as a virtual event. The event forms part of SA’s premier road running series, the Run Your City Series, which includes the Joburg 10K Cityrun, the Durban 10K Cityrun... Read more
[SEPT] THIRSTI AfricanX Trailrun 1-Day Xperience
Date: 18 September 2021 The THIRSTI AfricanX Trailrun 1-Day Xperience will take the picturesque Paul Cluver Wines by storm. This ‘individual entry’ event offers four race distances, namely 6km, 12km, 24km and 42km. Runners can look forward to experiencing some of the Western Cape’s most iconic trails combined with... Read more