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 Traditional healer makes history by opening traditional hospital 2018-06-20 19:43 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 News Traditional healer makes history by opening traditional hospital Medical Cape Town woman receives benchmark pacemaker Medical When is constipation a medical emergency? Medical How often should you eat fish to ward off heart disease? Medical 7 ways to keep your liver healthy Medical Baby teeth give clues to origins of autism From our sponsors Tell us of your unusual allergy and stand a chance to win R2 000! WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher! Stand a chance to win an Alpecin product hamper worth R1 500! FLU SURVEY: Stand a chance of winning R2 000 cash! Live healthier Living with sinusitis » 7 common sinusitis myths you shouldn’t believe Are you using the correct treatment for your sinusitis? How your mucus can be a guide to sinusitis treatment Suffering from chronic sinusitis? Your mucus might help identify the most effective treatment. Sleep better » Most physical activities help you sleep better 10 tips for better sleep 10 reasons you may have insomnia and how fix it Here are 10 reasons why you may have insomnia – along with possible ways to solve the problem.