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Inaugural Discovery Duathlon a great success

Press Release   •   Oct 26, 2015 07:27 GMT

The Inaugural Discovery Duathlon, held in Sandton over the weekend of the 24th and 25th October, was a huge success with a great turnout! Fitness enthusiasts, aspiring athletes and novices took to the streets amidst the scorching Johannesburg temperatures, with the aim to complete a RunCycleRun. 

Congratulations to over 2000 athletes for trading their cars for their bicycles and running shoes, and for braving the hilly course through the Sandton CBD. Thank you to Sandton and the surrounding areas for sharing your roads with us. 

Get your bicycles out and running shoes tied in preparation for the next Discovery Duathlon. Discovery looks forward to hosting you next year!

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Discovery Limited is a South African-founded financial services organisation that operates in the healthcare, life assurance, short-term insurance, savings and investment products and wellness markets. Founded in 1992, Discovery was guided by a clear core purpose – to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives. Underpinning this core purpose is the belief that through innovation, Discovery can be a powerful market disruptor.

The company, with headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa, has expanded its operations globally and currently serves over 4.4 million clients across South Africa, the United Kingdom, the United States, China, Singapore and Australia. Discovery recently announced an intent to partner with Generali, a leading insurer in Europe, and has partnered John Hancock in the US. These new partnerships will bring Discovery’s shared-value business model to protection industries in Europe and the US.

Vitality, Discovery’s wellness programme, is the world’s largest scientific, incentive-based wellness solution for individuals and corporates. The global Vitality membership base now exceeds three million lives in five markets.

Discovery is an authorised financial services provider and trades under the code “DSY” on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange. 

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