Cancer is a collection of diseases not to be taken lightly – but who’s to say you can’t have bucket loads of fun while supporting a good cause?

Yep, the 9th edition of the Hollard Daredevil Run is fast approaching. Get your man to join thousands of others in the fight against prostate and testicular cancer.

So, encourage your man to squeeze into one of the famed purple Daredevil Speedos, take to the streets in a show of solidarity with sufferers and survivors, and do his bit to help prevent future victims.

His entrance donation will go to the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) and the Prostate Cancer Foundation. CANSA funds the MANVan – a compact mobile clinic that can access far off venues to provide education, awareness and PSA blood tests.

A Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test is used for screening as it can detect prostate cancer even before symptoms occur.

Testing will be done on the day, just prior to the run, or at the Hollard Campus when race packs are collected. (see below).  To obtain accurate PSA screening results, please refrain from strenuous exercise before the run.

“It’s just 5kms, and totally worth jamming your jewels into a Speedo for!”

What you need to know

Scenes from 2018. Don’t worry if you don’t look like Mr South Africa – men and boys of all ages, shapes and sizes participate. Whether you’re a serious triathlete or haven’t seen your abs in years, join the army of Daredevil runners and help run cancer straight out of town.

When

  • Friday 15 March 2019 at 15.00

Where

  • Zoo Lake Sports Club,
  • c/o Lower Park / Prince of Wales / Westwold
  • Parkwood
  • Johannesburg

Entry cost

A minimum donation of R100 (but hey, go big or go home), R50 for a Daredevil Speedo if you’re a first timer or need a new one, and R10 for admin fees. This includes a free PSA test if you’re on the more mature side of 40.

How to enter

Team and individual entries can be completed either online (here) or at the Hollard Campus when you collect your entry pack (containing your ID wristband, race number and Speedo).

When and where do I pick up my entry pack (and register if I haven’t done so already)?

  • Hollard Campus
  • 22 Oxford Rd
  • Parktown
  • Jozi
  • Wednesday 13 March (12pm – 6pm)
  • Thursday 14 March (12pm – 6pm)
  • Friday 15 March (6am – 1pm)

Note: Entry pack availability at Zoo Lake is extremely limited. To avoid disappointment, please ensure that packs are collected from the Hollard campus at the given times.

Where do the proceeds go?

80% of the donations go to the CANSA funding of the Hollard MANVan. The MANVan travels to rural areas around SA, and offers free PSA screening and health checks. It also disseminates information about prostate and testicular cancer. To date, the MANVan has tested over 18 000 men from all over the country.

The MANVan will offer PSA blood tests to South African men from all over the country

 

20% of the donations are given to the Prostate Cancer Foundation and are used for cancer awareness and research programmes.

Men and boys of all ages and sizes can help raise awareness of prostate and testicular cancer. For further info, please contact our awesome Daredevil team at [email protected].

 

The route

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