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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

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.

Over 7500 celebrate Spring At The Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk

Over 7500 celebrate Spring At The Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk

Press releases   •   Sep 14, 2019 13:31 CAT

Today just under 8000 participants celebrated the start of the season at the 8th annual Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk. The popular Pretoria-based event took place at the iconic Loftus Versfeld and catered for people of all ages, with 5 km, 10 km and 15 km routes – as well as live entertainment – on offer.

Call to cyclists to get moving and "Ride Joburg" with Discovery and 947

Call to cyclists to get moving and "Ride Joburg" with Discovery and 947

Press releases   •   Jul 23, 2019 10:05 CAT

Discovery and 947 are excited to announce a revitalised 23rd edition of Joburg’s most iconic cycling event, encouraging cyclists to move through the city’s streets like never before in the Discovery 947 Ride Joburg on Sunday, 17 November at Riversands Commercial Park.

Get ready Gauteng: the Discovery Vitality Run Series is back!

Get ready Gauteng: the Discovery Vitality Run Series is back!

Press releases   •   Jul 01, 2019 12:25 CAT

The highly anticipated Vitality Run Series (VRS) is back in Johannesburg and now, for the first time ever, Pretoria too. Entries to the Johannesburg Vitality Run Series have opened – with the most iconic races awaiting first-time and expert runners in Gauteng.

Ueda and Yee take blue carpet victory at the 2019 Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town

Ueda and Yee take blue carpet victory at the 2019 Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town

Press releases   •   Feb 10, 2019 20:07 CAT

The men’s elite race was dominated by twenty-year-old Alex Yee (GBN) with a time of 00:52:04 in first place, and the women’s elite race ended with an exciting eight seconds between Ai Ueda (JPN) and Summer Rappaport (USA).

Discovery Tough Mudders came, saw and conquered!

Discovery Tough Mudders came, saw and conquered!

Press releases   •   Sep 15, 2018 14:59 CAT

The normally quiet grounds of Houwteq campus were transformed today into a mud-fuelled arena where gladiators challenged themselves to doing something new for the first time, taking part in the first ever Discovery Tough Mudder event on African shores.

One in four South African preschoolers is overweight or obese. What does the research reveal?

One in four South African preschoolers is overweight or obese. What does the research reveal?

Press releases   •   May 24, 2017 13:16 CAT

More than a quarter of the world’s population is under the age of 15. Their health is our future. Based on the current exercise and eating habits of South Africa’s children, it’s clear that urgent action is required.

The night belongs to runners!

The night belongs to runners!

Press releases   •   Mar 20, 2017 12:29 CAT

Joburg to host Discovery 947 Rhythm Run in May