stay active with medihelp

Stay fit and healthy with Medihelp by taking part in the events that we sponsor. Medihelp members who have also joined our HealthPrint programme may enter the events for free. You can also join Medihelp MultiSport and become part of our running, walking and cycling community.

Medihelp MultiSport

Medihelp is the proud sponsor of Medihelp MultiSport , that is aimed at runners, walkers and cyclists.  We support anyone who is serious about following a healthy, active lifestyle. Membership is open to anyone – no matter where you reside in South Africa or whether you’re a member of Medihelp or any other medical scheme. 

With the support of Medihelp Medical Scheme, we are able to provide the following benefits to all MultiSport members:

  • Ordering Medihelp gear at 50% discount.
  • A monthly newsletter to keep you up to date about upcoming events and activities.
  • Being part of a community where you can interact with other runners, walkers and cyclists, and share your news, views and photos.
  • Joining us at our club gazebo at selected events for refreshments.
  • Free entry to selected Medihelp events.
  • Receiving a free welcome pack

How to join?

Who can join?Open to the public (including Medihelp members and non-members)
Annual membership fee

New membership:

  • R250 per adult (from 13 years)
  • Free for children up to 12 years

Annual membership renewal:

  • R200 per adult (from 13 years)
  • Free for children up to 12 years
Welcome packs


  • Sport bag
  • V-neck sport shirt
  • Medihelp buff


  • Bag
  • V-neck sport shirt

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Join the club by clicking on the following buttons:
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The Color Run

The Color Run – also known as the happiest 5 k on the planet – is an untimed 5 km race, where runners are doused from head to toe in different colours at each kilometre mark. No need to be super fit – all sizes, shapes and fitness levels welcome. You can jog, walk or run whilst having lots of fun. 

Medihelp will spice up your 2017 Color Run with The Superhero Tour, and you can expect some #medihelpfun surprises at the green Medihelp colour station. 

HealthPrint members run for free! 
Good news for members of Medihelp’s very own wellness programme, HealthPrint: You can enter the Color Run for free. To redeem your free Color Run ticket, visit the HealthPrint website and click on the Color Run link.

Medihelp Medical Scheme Color Run

What you get when entering The Color Run 

  • The awesome 2017 Color Run official runner’s T-shirt;
  • one packet of colour powder;
  • a temporary tattoo;
  • a headband;
  • a race number;
  • entry to the Finish Festival.

Ticket prices 

  • Runners/walkers - R270
  • HealthPrint members - Free
  • Kids younger than 10 years - Free

Get your hands on a Medihelp waterbottle 
We are giving away an exclusive Medihelp water bottle to every Color Run participant who enters the #medihelpfun promotion. To receive your water bottle, snap a picture of yourself at the Color Run event and post it on social media (Facebook, Instagram or Twitter) using #medihelpfun. Show it as evidence at the Medihelp gazebo near the festival zone and voila! – you get your own Medihelp water bottle. 

Medihelp Sunrise Monster

The Medihelp Sunrise Monster forms part of many marathon runner’s training schedule each year. The challenging 32km event is an ideal conditioner for an ultra marathon athlete’s preparation schedule. However, the 10km mini monster event has turned into one of the largest events in Gauteng North with 3 603 runners taking on the hills of Groenkloof in Pretoria. Add to that a very enjoyable 5km event and you have the makings of just under 8 000 participants that took part in the 2016 edition of the race.Medihelp Sunrise Monster

The previous event took place on 5 March 2016.

Number of participants:

32km 1895


Category winners32km10km
MaleT Mahlangu01:54:06E Radebe00:35:03:49
FemaleC Wostmann02:24:38T Baloyi00:43:15:49

Fast facts:

  • 11 875 litres of water was handed out
  • 56 000 cups were used
  • 260 ice bags
  • 500 meters of bunting tape
  • 119 flags
  • 76 barrier banners

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Medihelp Bike & Tekkie Challenge

The Medihelp Bike & Tekkie Challenge in Kuilsrivier is a combination of timed mountain bike events and road running. This event is in aid of the Jan Kriel School and has something to offer for the whole family – even the four-legged friends can take part in the 5km event! medihelpbikeandtekkie

The previous event took place on 3 September 2016.

Number of participants:



Category winnersMTB - 40kmMTB - 20kmRun - 10km
MaleJ Coetzee01:50:46Z Kruger00:59:51A Makila00:30:59
FemaleI Theron02:45:35T Vice01:38:31Z Xiniwe00:35:05

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Medihelp Nelson Mandela Bay Train Race

This unique race gives athletes the opportunity to compete against a Metro Train along the scenic route between Port Elizabeth station and Uitenhage station. It’s a community driven event and corporate, social, club and school relay teams are welcome to participate in the fun. Each team must include 5 runners and 1 mountain bike cyclist. The race is popular for its festive atmosphere and the opportunity to have healthy fun outdoors with your friends.

Race information:

Date: 1 October 2017

Starting point: Port Elizabeth train station

Cherry MTB Challenge

The Medihelp Cherry MTB Challenge is sponsered by Medihelp and is held in Ficksburg during the famous Cherry Festival. 

Participants can look forward to enter a 2 km, 8 km, 15 km, 15 km, 40 km, or 60 km event. 

Click here to read more.

Medihelp Cherry MTB Challenge

Stellenbosch Cycle Tour

The Medihelp Stellenbosch Cycle Tour is a challenging 97 km route that scales the New Helshoogte Pass with a 1 285 m ascent. The race is the premier seeding event for the 2018 Cape Town Cycle Tour. 

Click here to read more.

Medihelp Stellenbosch Cycle Tour

The Witness Medihelp Maritzburg City Marathon

The Witness Medihelp Maritzburg City Marathon that will start at 5:30 on Sunday, 25 February 2018. This challenging race is a Comrades and Two Oceans qualifier and attracts more Comrades qualifier athletes than any other race.  

Click here to read more.

Medihelp Maritzburg City Marathon

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