Home > News > Events 03 October 2013 Cycle to make a child smile The annual cyclethon to raise funds for the Hospice Wits and Smile Foundation will take place in Johannesburg on 5 October. 0 Shutterstock Related Foundation provides smiles for children The Kia cyclethon is to take place in Johannesburg on 5 October to raise funds to help children smile.All proceeds will go to the Hospice Wits and Smile Foundation.This year’s event will offer a unique physical challenge – The “Most Kilometre” challenge. The cyclist who cycles the most kilometres in an hour over the nine hours will win R5 000. There will be both a male and female category.In addition, Discovery Vitality members participating in this event will earn 500 Discovery Vitality points. Smile Foundation is a South African NGO that assists children with any type of facial conditions and to receive free corrective plastic and reconstructive surgery within the country.The executive chairperson of the Smile Foundation, Marc Lubner, said: “Each year this event gets bigger and bigger and we get a chance to change the lives of even more children as it grows.“We encourage the public to sweat for a cause and make a child smile.”Hundreds of individuals diagnosed with terminal illness have been cared for by HospiceWits. The marketing manager of Hospice Wits, Joy Ruwodo said: “Our current objective is to double our patient numbers and the support of sponsors, donors and participants in the cyclethon goes a long way towards helping us to achieve this.”The cycleton will take place at the Piazza at Melrose Arch in Johannesburg from 07:00 to 16:00The cost of participation is R150 per bike per hour. Enter online at melrosearch.co.za/cyclethon NEXT ON HEALTH24X Why sudden hearing loss should not be ignored 47 minutes ago More: NewsEvents advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Why sudden hearing loss should not be ignored Lifestyle 8 reasons why you’ve got foamy urine all of a sudden News Coming soon: a tiny robot you swallow to help you stay healthy Medical Your period and anaemia – what you should know Lifestyle How to destress and still get stuff done Medical 5 tips on travelling with urinary incontinence From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Smoking dangers » Hubbly hooking lots of young adults on tobacco Hookah smokers are inhaling benzene Many young adults misinformed about hookahs Hookah pipes far from harmless, study warns In addition to toxic substances from tobacco and nicotine, hookah smoke exposes users to charcoal combustion products, including large amounts of carbon monoxide. Managing incontinence » 5 avoidable triggers that can make urinary incontinence worse Urinary incontinence is a manageable condition – here are a few common triggers of urinary leakage.