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Video Your Physical Activity to Win Fantastic Prizes

16 August 2019 – Those older than 12 can enter the CANSA and Green Outdoor Gyms SA’s competition, where the challenge is to make a video showing at least 5 minutes of exercise each day, and submitting it to enter the competition. Participants stand the chance to win cash prizes to the value of R10 000 each month and get entered into a draw to win their own Green Outdoor Gym to the value of R300 000. Entry fees are only R15 with R5 donated to CANSA towards its education and health awareness campaigns.

Tim Hogins, CEO of Green Outdoor Gym SA says, “We’re excited to partner with CANSA for this competition, as we believe that incorporating physical movement which can be any sport-related or wellness activities into daily routines can have a positive effect, not only on personal well-being, but also reducing individual cancer risk. So young, old, families, schools, gym members and business executives are invited to enter the competition, get active and have #FeelGoodFun. Videos can include one individual or many as long as some sort of physical activity is being shown.”

“The competition requires entrants to create a video of maximum 60 seconds long or less doing some form of exercise or moving activity. It includes any form of movement and get all body parts moving such as dancing, yoga, pilates, rowing, running, cycling, swimming, boxing, Zumba or even a weight workout session. More than one video or the same video can be submitted on the 1st of every month. Each entrant that submits a video for a three-month consecutive period is entered into a draw to win a Green Outdoor Gym SA gym for themselves or to donate to the community or their non-profit of choice,” Hogins continues.

Entrants pay R15.00 (South African) entrance fee to submit their video to: https://gog.co.za/cansa5active/ for moderation. Once approved and proof of payment has been verified, the video is uploaded on www.greenoutdoorgyms.co.za for viewing by its followers for a period of 25 days starting September 2019 to end September 2020. The video with the most likes on the website page wins R10 000 at the end of the 25-day period. View terms and conditions of the competition.

(For more information, please contact Lucy Balona, Head: Marketing and Communication at CANSA at email lbalona@cansa.org.za. Call 011 616 7662 or mobile 082 459 5230.)

About CANSA

CANSA offers a unique integrated service to the public and to all people affected by cancer. CANSA is a leading role-player in cancer research and the scientific findings and knowledge gained from our research are used to realign our health programmes, as well as strengthen our watchdog role to the greater benefit of the public. Our health programmes comprise health and education campaigns; CANSA Care Centres that offer a wide range of care and support services to those affected by cancer; stoma and other clinical support; medical equipment hire, as well as a toll-free line to offer information and support. We also supply patient care and support in the form of 12 CANSA Care Homes in the main metropolitan areas for out-of-town cancer patients and CANSA-TLC lodging for parents and guardians of children undergoing cancer treatment.

Queries CANSA

Visit www.cansa.org.za or contact the nearest CANSA Care Centre, call CANSA toll-free 0800 22 66 22 or email: info@cansa.org.za. In addition to online resources and Facebook support groups, CANSA offers multi-lingual support on WhatsApp: 072 197 9305 for English and Afrikaans and 071 867 3530 for Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho and Siswati. Follow CANSA on Twitter: @CANSA (http://www.twitter.com/CANSA), join CANSA on Facebook: CANSA The Cancer Association of South Africa and follow CANSA on Instagram: @cancerassociationofsouthafrica and LinkedIn.


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