Wellness walk to be hosted at Dries Niemandt Park – Kempton Express

Posted: October 20, 2019 at 9:41 am


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South Africa United Against Cancer (SAUAC) is a female-owned organisation based in the South of Johannesburg.

The organisation aims to bring about a paradigm shift in the approach to cancer prevention by developing new communication and advocacy methods, and generating new knowledge on cancers through appropriate awareness and raise funds.

The organisation will be hosting a walk to raise awareness, educate and raise funds to aid the initiative. SAUAC, in partnership with SA FM and the City of Ekurhuleni, will host the 5km and 10km Wellness Walk Against Cancer on November 10 at 6.30am, with registration and participants receiving their purple accreditation wrist band.

The event will be held at Dries Niemandt Park, where there will be motivational speeches by cancer survivors.

The online entrance fee to the event is R150 for adults, R95 for children under 12 years and free for children less than two years. The gate entrance fee is R170 for adults and R100 for children under 12 years. No tickets on the day of the event will be sold. Tickets include a T-shirt, cup and walk number.

The event will be perfect for spending time with family, friends and colleagues, while supporting the walk against cancer. Attendees are encouraged to bring camp chairs.

There will be a tent and exhibition stalls where attendees will be given a chance to interact with nurses and caregivers to ask questions and receive pamphlets containing more information about cancer.

SAUAC will provide health screening services (rapid prostate cancer testing, cervical cancer screening pap smears, breast cancer examination, HIV/Aids testing, rapid cholesterol testing, blood pressure testing, blood glucose testing and body mass index test. Aerobics and yoga workshops for people with cancer will be provided and their caregivers will be educated about nutrition.

For more information contact the office on 010 141 1666 or send an email to [emailprotected]

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Wellness walk to be hosted at Dries Niemandt Park - Kempton Express

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