Subjects: Other sports
Active, Healthy Kids now Get Rewarded with Vitality Active Rewards for Kids
Kids can now get rewarded and earn Discovery Miles for successfully completing age-appropriate challenges that reinforce healthy behaviour in four key areas; healthy eating, physical activity, digital awareness, and other crucial activities such as dental care and sleep hygiene.
Discovery Vitality announces new partnership with Strava, the social platform for athletes
Vitality members can earn Vitality points using their Strava app, and Strava becomes the new home of the Team Vitality Community.
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
• 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
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
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
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
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!
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
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!
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?
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.
SA sweeps podium in men's elite Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town
Cape TownThe first day of the Discovery Get Active weekend drew to a close on Saturday 11 February with the triumphant ring of the South African anthem. The men’s elite sprint race was dominated by green and gold with Richard Murray in first place despite a 10-second transition penalty. He was followed closely by Olympic bronze medalist Henri Schoeman and Wian Sullwald in third. Murray was unable
Discovery Vitality announced as the Official Wellness Partner of the South African Olympic team for Rio 2016
15 July 2016 – Discovery Vitality, South Africa’s leading scientific wellness programme, has been confirmed as the Official Wellness Partner of the South African Olympic team for Rio 2016. Through the sponsorship, Vitality hopes to inspire ordinary South Africans to lead healthier lives.Shrey Viranna, Discovery Vitality Chief Executive, said; “The Olympic Games is the ultimate platform for achievi
Nurgalieva twins take on Comrades in Team Vitality colours
Discovery and Team Vitality are excited to announce that renowned Russian running sisters – Elena and Olesya Nurgalieva who have dominated the Comrades Marathon leader board over the past few years – will be running the Ultimate Human Race for Team Vitality this year.
More than 30,000 people take part in the Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk
It was a fun morning out for more than 30,000 people today (18 May 2014) as the 2014 Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk got underway. Families and friends; professionals and casual walkers, corporates and colleagues; veterans and first-timers – all spent an enjoyable morning together, along Durban’s promenade...
Sibusiso Vilane and Saray Khumalo to set Mount Everest records for Charity
In April 2014, two South African mountaineers, Sibusiso Vilane and Saray Khumalo will climb Mount Everest in the Himalayas in an attempt to break records and raise money for the Nelson Mandela Bangle Library Initiative and The Lunchbox Fund.
Discovery raises R400 000 for Teddy Bear Clinic at the 94.7 Cycle Challenge
Together with Discovery, Daryl Impey and Geraint Thomas successfully raised R400 000 for the Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children at the Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge on Sunday 17 November..
Day One of DHSHWAA sets tone for next two weeks
It is 8.30 am. The sun is beats down on the serene Western Cape landscape. The road to Van Rynsdorp is undulating, however this does not dampen the walkers’ excitement when they see the destination of the first 5km walk. A sea of faces, patiently awaiting the arrival of white microbuses interrupts the peaceful and silent landscape...
There is no contesting the fact that the Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk welcomes all kinds of people. While many participants enter the Big Walk to have fun, some people have personal reasons for doing so that are incredibly different to the majority of Big Walk participants...