Disc-Chem Living Fit
Joel Stransky pedals with passion & purpose
What does life hold for professional athletes after retirement? For South Africa’s 1995 World Cup-winning flyhalf, Joel Stransky, it’s a life filled with epic adventure and serious tests of endurance. Joel worked hard to maintain an active lifestyle when he hung up his Springbok jersey and entered the corporate... Read more
[MAY] Nedbank Runified: Breaking Barriers 50km road race
Date: 23 May 2021 Through Nedbank Runified: Breaking Barriers, Nedbank and the Biogen-backed Nedbank Running Club are creating opportunities for elite runners and their supporters in 2021. This exclusive 50km race will welcome top-tier elite runners and renowned industry names, promising one of the greatest athlete line-ups that South... Read more
[SEPT] Wildcoast Wildrun
Dates: 8-12 September 2021 Take a three-day boutique running holiday along South Africa’s Wild Coast for a slice of unfenced coastal paradisethat traverses the rural homeland of the isiXhosa people. This is a trail running kaleidoscope which, at it’s heart, is wild in every sense of the word. Run... Read more
[MAY] Trail Series Super League 2021 Paarl Mountain
Date: 23 May 2021 Trail Series Super League organisers have a green light to commence with the first race in the 2021 series under strict Covid-19 conditions. Runners can choose from 7.5km, 13.5km or new 20km routes that traverse gardens of an iconic and magnificent national monument and spectacular... Read more
Steyn breaks SA marathon record
Despite cold, windy and wet conditions, reigning Comrades and Two Oceans champion Gerda Steyn managed to break Coleen de Reuck’s long-standing national marathon record on Sunday in Sienna, Italy. Racing at the Xiamen Sienna Tuscany Elite Marathon, Steyn’s phenomenal tenacity and her sustained training through the global lockdown ensured... Read more
DNA testing: How modern science is changing our approach to health and fitness
DNA testing and analysis offers us unparalleled insights into our bodies and their potential. Numerous DNA testing companies globally now leverage evolving scientific advances in human genomics research to benefit consumers from all walks of life. And this technology has very specific and relevant applications in health and fitness.... Read more
[APR] RYC Series RUN.CLIMB.RUN Challenge
Dates: 19–25 April 2021 The Run Your City (RYC) Series is challenging its running club members on Strava to climb at least 750m over as many runs as they would like from 19 – 25 April 2021 as part of the RUN.CLIMB.RUN challenge. “The RYC Series’ second challenge for... Read more
Optimise your life with a DNA test
Imagine your body came with a manual. Well, it does. You just need a genetic test to access the info. Dis-Chem offers advanced DNA tests, powered by MUHDO. These easy-to-use testing kits deliver invaluable insights about your genetics and how you can optimise your health and fitness based on... Read more
[NOV] 947 Ride Joburg Kids
Date: 13 November 2021 Fledgeling cyclists have the opportunity to fly inside the safety of Steyn City on age- and ability-appropriate courses at the 947 Ride Joburg Kids event. Wonderful adventures await on closed-off routes where children with different skill levels can experience an exciting day of cycling on... Read more
[NOV] 947 Ride Joburg MTB
Date: 14 November 2021 Steyn City will provide mountain bikers with the opportunity to explore an incredible network of trails constructed inside the estate walls normally reserved exclusively for residents. There is a 25km or 50km route option for the 2021 947 Ride Joburg mountain bike event. The trails... Read more