Nuy Valley Festival: Fun in the Country!

Saturday, 11 May 2019 The kids from our Leipzig after-school enjoyed a beautiful trail run through the vineyards and valley as part of the Nuy Valley Festival this past weekend. They even took first, second and third place in the 5 km trail run. We are very proud! A warm thanks to Run the Vines, who provided us with free entry into the race, as well as to the hosts for making this day possible.Nuy Winery at Nuy on the Hill Willow Creek Olive...

Fit February: Join our upcoming races and events

January was just a trial month. Reset your fitness resolutions in February! We’ll be at the following races and events in February (click on LINKS BELOW for details). If you’re there, come say hello at our stand, or if you’d like to be a support runner, send us an email at info@annafoundation.com 2 February: Stellenbosch Harvest Parade 9 February, Simonsig Trail Run (5 km) 10 February, Fairtree Trail Run (7 km) 19 February, Neethlingshof Night Run (5 km) Stellenbosch Harvest...

Running with the goats at the Fairview Goat Run

The annual Fairview Goat Run event this weekend included the Anna Foundation children from Kanonkop, Buffet Olives as well as Fairview‘s very own farmworker’s children from their Anna Foundation after school. The focus at this event was to introduce the much younger children to recreational exercise by starting with the 5km walk, before building up to the 5km fun runs  regularly done as part of the Anna Foundation 3R’s (including running/sports) programme.  ...

Running and Riding!

Four of the Anna Foundation Sports Development team participated in the Dirtopia Medihelp Ride and Run event at Delvera this weekend. It was a new challenge for them to do a duathlon, a multi-discipline event of both running and riding in the same race! All four crossed the finishing line in good time and Joan Piek (our Sports Coordinator) said “I felt very satisfied to see what joy it brought them. I was...

Running for joy at the Simonsig Trail Run

The Anna Foundation children were running for joy at the Simonsig Trail Run sponsored by Cape Aqua this past weekend and we were privileged to be the beneficiary of the event. Thank you TrailFun and Cape Aqua and Simonsig. As part of our Sports Programme our learners participate in several trail runs and fun runs around the Western Cape. The children’s fitness levels and stamina have improved over the years of participating – so watch...