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Vitality unlocks additional adjustments to its wellness programme to encourage South Africans to stay healthy and rewarded while at home

Vitality unlocks additional adjustments to its wellness programme to encourage South Africans to stay healthy and rewarded while at home

Press releases   •   Mar 27, 2020 13:20 CAT

In support of our President’s call for our nation to heighten collective efforts in curbing the spread of COVID-19 by staying at home, Discovery Vitality is adjusting its wellness offering to members to encourage healthier choices during this 21-day period.

Vitality calls on every South African to run for their country and by doing so, help vaccinate children

Vitality calls on every South African to run for their country and by doing so, help vaccinate children

Press releases   •   Mar 05, 2020 11:50 CAT

Global, free-to-enter running competition open to all South Africans launches in Johannesburg, led by Wayde van Niekerk, and around the world in 180 countries. In partnership with UNICEF, Vitality aims to vaccinate one million children against deadly diseases, by donating vaccines on behalf of participants who complete their weekly runs.

Get moving Joburg – the Discovery 947 Rhythm Run is here!

Get moving Joburg – the Discovery 947 Rhythm Run is here!

Press releases   •   Feb 27, 2020 14:50 CAT

​Johannesburg, South Africa: Joburg’s hippest race – the Discovery 947 Rhythm Run promises to get people moving in more ways than one. The race – and after party with live music from SA’s top DJs – is set to light up the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on Saturday, 30 May 2020.

Discovery delivers robust half-year results with elevated investment in strategic new initiatives

Discovery delivers robust half-year results with elevated investment in strategic new initiatives

Press releases   •   Feb 20, 2020 10:21 CAT

The Group highlighted results for the period ended 31 December 2019, characterised by substantial investment in new initiatives and a strong performance from the core businesses with the exception of VitalityLife: • Net asset value increased by R1 598 million • Total new business API increased 17% to R11 116 million • Normalised profit from operations decreased 7% to R3 551 million

Get moving KZN – The Vitality Run Series is here!

Get moving KZN – The Vitality Run Series is here!

Press releases   •   Feb 15, 2020 08:43 CAT

Vitality is turning KwaZulu-Natal orange. For the first time ever, the Discovery Vitality Run Series (VRS) will partner with the city’s iconic races to get more citizens onto their streets.

The Vitality Running World Cup is off the starting blocks

The Vitality Running World Cup is off the starting blocks

Press releases   •   Feb 10, 2020 13:05 CAT

Discovery Vitality today announced that registration is open for the Vitality Running World Cup, the annual, free-to-enter, knockout running competition gives both active and inactive people the opportunity to Move More. Taking place in 180 countries, from 5 March to 5 April 2020, the Vitality Running World Cup will allow countries to compete against each other for top spot.

Discovery Miles 101: how Vitality members can earn and spend them in 2020

Discovery Miles 101: how Vitality members can earn and spend them in 2020

Press releases   •   Jan 07, 2020 15:29 CAT

​From January 2020, Vitality members and Discovery Bank clients can earn Discovery Miles – the new rewards currency that will be widely accepted, easy to earn and spend for Vitality members, who have up to now earned Vitality Rewards Points.

New Vitality Health International Division and leadership changes to drive Discovery’s global health insurance initiatives

New Vitality Health International Division and leadership changes to drive Discovery’s global health insurance initiatives

Press releases   •   Dec 02, 2019 14:55 CAT

Discovery today announced the establishment of a new business unit, Vitality Health International (VHI).

Discovery Insure spearheads collaboration to eliminate child deaths on SA roads

Discovery Insure spearheads collaboration to eliminate child deaths on SA roads

Press releases   •   Nov 26, 2019 14:42 CAT

The programme combines telematics technology from Discovery Insure and education to promote good driving behaviour that makes transport to and from schools safer for children.

Cyclists took to the road for the Discovery 947 Ride Joburg

Cyclists took to the road for the Discovery 947 Ride Joburg

Press releases   •   Nov 17, 2019 16:47 CAT

The streets of Johannesburg were awash with enthusiastic cyclists who rode à bloc in Joburg’s iconic and most-loved cycling event. This year’s event attracted roughly 23, 000 cyclists as well as 20 000 eager supporters. The Discovery 947 Ride Joburg is the world’s second-largest timed cycling race and features cyclists ranging from beginner to elite every year.

Wayde van Niekerk invites you to run for your country – against Usain Bolt, Jamaica and the world

Wayde van Niekerk invites you to run for your country – against Usain Bolt, Jamaica and the world

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2019 13:14 CAT

• Vitality Running World Cup starts in March 2020 • The global challenge will enable people to run for their country alongside national teams captained by Olympic Gold medallists Usain Bolt, Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill and Wayde van Niekerk • Forms part of Vitality’s commitment to get 100m people 20% more physically active by 2025 – and address the pressing global issue of inactivity

Ground-breaking global study shows how fitter bodies could lead to a fitter SA economy with potential growth of $500 million (+R7 billion) a year

Ground-breaking global study shows how fitter bodies could lead to a fitter SA economy with potential growth of $500 million (+R7 billion) a year

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2019 02:01 CAT

• Vitality and RAND Europe publish a ground-breaking, global study on the economic impact of physical inactivity • The 23-country study assesses how different physical activity improvement scenarios may affect the economy of countries up to 2050, and shows the significant influence of regular exercise on economic growth, workforce productivity and life expectancy

​Win a trip to watch Arsenal

​Win a trip to watch Arsenal

Press releases   •   Nov 05, 2019 13:35 CAT

Discovery launches #IWasThere – an exciting new competition, in partnership with Arsenal Football Club, with the incredible prize of 20 unparalleled VIP football experiences as part of the 2019/20 Premier League season. Each experience includes two tickets to an Arsenal match, luxury accommodation, return flights and £1,000 spending money.

Discovery Life reaches R5 billion in PayBacks to clients, over and above claims paid of R26.5 billion

Discovery Life reaches R5 billion in PayBacks to clients, over and above claims paid of R26.5 billion

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2019 10:53 CAT

Discovery Life has long been a pioneer in the life insurance industry, with products that ensure clients are protected in the case of death, disability or severe illness. Since launching in 2000, Discovery Life has offered clients considerable value for money through the PayBack benefit, amongst others. These clients have cumulatively been rewarded with R5 billion in PayBacks this October.

Discovery's Vitality Drive Sensor wins at the MTN Business Internet of Things (IoT) Awards.

Discovery's Vitality Drive Sensor wins at the MTN Business Internet of Things (IoT) Awards.

Press releases   •   Oct 25, 2019 09:50 CAT

Discovery Insure’s innovative Vitality Drive Sensor which uses vehicle telematics to accurately track driving behaviour has won the Best Commercial IoT solution in the MTN Business Internet of Things (IoT) Awards.

Breaking the Stigma: Why Discovery is introducing a New Mental Wellbeing Programme

Breaking the Stigma: Why Discovery is introducing a New Mental Wellbeing Programme

Press releases   •   Oct 10, 2019 14:23 CAT

Depression will be the world’s leading contributor to the global burden of disease by 2030, based on mental health risk statistics. This is reflected in the latest Discovery Health Healthcare Claims Tracker, which reveals key trends in mental health related claims by members of the Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS), and confirms that depression is the most prevalent mental health condition.

Get a new iPhone with Discovery

Get a new iPhone with Discovery

Press releases   •   Oct 08, 2019 10:52 CAT

Discovery is excited to announce that it has extended its partnership with Apple and iStore to help clients fully fund a new iPhone through Vitality Active Rewards.

The Vitality Run Series hits the streets of Pretoria in October

The Vitality Run Series hits the streets of Pretoria in October

Press releases   •   Oct 07, 2019 15:27 CAT

This jacaranda season, Vitality is turning Pretoria orange. The popular Discovery Vitality Run Series (VRS) – which has seen thousands of South Africans participate in Johannesburg and Cape Town – is partnering with four of Pretoria’s most iconic road races to get more citizens active on their streets.

Team Vitality opens 2020 membership – with an exciting offer for cyclists

Team Vitality opens 2020 membership – with an exciting offer for cyclists

Press releases   •   Oct 02, 2019 13:28 CAT

​South Africa’s largest running and cycling club, Team Vitality, has opened next year’s membership with an exciting offer for cyclists, to join Team Vitality cycling for 2020 and get the rest of 2019 free. Vitality members who join Team Vitality cycling or renew their Team Vitality cycling membership from the 1st of October will get their Team Vitality membership for the rest of 2019 free.

The most critical risks South Africans face today

The most critical risks South Africans face today

Press releases   •   Sep 26, 2019 11:50 CAT

Discovery Life’s 2018 claims data has revealed the major risks Discovery Life members across different age groups faced in 2018. Unnatural causes continue to be the predominant reason for death claims, among people under the age of 30. Last year, the leading causes of unnatural deaths were motor vehicle accidents (35%), suicide (32%), other accidents (17%) and crime (16%).