JOHANNESBURG LEG OF KELLOGG’S HEALTH OF THE NATION WELL SUPPORTED

The Johannesburg leg of the Kellogg’s Health of the Nation: 50 hour sports challenge took place at Southern Suburbs Sports Centre in Rossettenville from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th October 2011. The event was a great success with 3000 children from the surrounding communities taking part in the weekend’s challenge and getting involved in a …

50 HOUR YOUTH SPORTS CHALLENGE IS FACT FINDING AS WELL AS FUN

Health of the Nation 50-Hour Sports Challenge, taking place at the Southern Suburbs Recreation Centre in Rosettenville from Friday 28 until Sunday 30 October.  The young participants will feature in important field research, which will provide information on the state of fitness and obesity in South African school children. This year, behind all the fun …

A MOVING LETTER WRITTEN ABOUT KELLOGGS HEALTH OF THE NATION

This is a letter written to the Sporting Chance staff from a wonderful person who volunteered to be a part of this past weekend’s Kellogg’s Health of the Nation: 50 hour sports challenge… thanks Lynn  Dear Sporting Chance and Sponsors I got home on Sunday the 18.09.2011, round about 16h30, I was cold and wet, …

NOMADIK TENT A WINNER

Thank You to Nomadik Tents for sponsoring our media tent for this past weekend’s Kellogg’s Health of the Nation: 50 hour sports challenge. The red stretch canopy tent was the prefect venue to entertain our VIP’s and media personnel. Special thanks to Dawn Barrett and the Cape Town Nomadik Tents branch for their continued support!  

KELLOGGS HEALTH OF THE NATION IN CAPE TOWN

Sports celebrities including Proteas cricket coach Gary Kirsten and Cape Cobra cricket players Herschelle Gibbs, Dane Vilas and Johann Louw and SA hockey player Illse Davids, joined more than 3 000 schoolchildren from communities throughout the Western Cape for the sixth annual Kellogg’s® Health of the Nation 50-Hour Sports Challenge, which took place at the Western …

KELLOGGS HEALTH EDUCATION ROAD SHOW CONTINUES

The Health Education road show of the Kellogg’s Health of the Nation project has continued this week, visiting the various Cape Town communities that will participate in this weekend’s Kellogg’s Health of the Nation: 50 hour sports challenge. The interactive format of the road show sessions have been well received by the participants and the …

KELLOGG’S HEALTH OF THE NATION PROJECT 2011 REVISITS RESEARCH TESTING

The Health of the Nation project was borne following the results of Sporting Chance’s Health of the Nation research tests, which were conducted from 2000 until 2004 in conjunction with the UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa.  The results of the research revealed that South Africa was …

Joburg gives our youth a Sporting Chance – Kellogg’s Health of the Nation

“Real transformation in South African sport will never take place whilst the three fundamental pillars to succeed are missing. Firstly there is a lack of adequate sporting facilities; secondly there is a lack of access to quality sporting equipment and finally there are not enough good and committed coaches.” So says Brad Bing of Sporting Chance, the youth sports development agency that co-ordinates the annual Kellogg’s® Health of the Nation 50-Hour Sports Challenge.

More than 3000 children from disadvantaged communities throughout Gauteng took part in the Challenge held at the Southern Suburbs Recreation Centre in Rosettenville from Friday 15 until Sunday 17 October. Participants ranging from 9 to 13 years of age, kept a ball in motion for an uninterrupted 50 hours to highlight the importance of physical activity in children’s lives.

SAfm tackles Health of the Nation with Sporting Chance

SAfm, the SABC’s news and information radio station, has officially come on board as a media partner to support the Johannesburg leg of the fifth annual Kellogg’s® Health of the Nation 50-Hour Sports Challenge 2010.

More than 3000 children from disadvantaged communities throughout Gauteng will take part in the event, which takes place at the Southern Suburbs Recreation Centre in Rosettenville from Friday 15 until Sunday 17 October.