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Irafaan completes the New York Marathon


As many of you may know by now,  our very own Irafaan Abrahams successfully completed the New York Marathon on Sunday 6th November 2011.  The anticipation and nerves leading up to and at the start  of the race,  the excitement, the exhilaration and his progress during the race was just unbearable, to say the least.  Yes, we were kept up ...

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NYCMMC Farewell

Team Fanie at the Farewell

Team Fanie; the team behind Irafaan’s New York Marathon Million Challenge had a farewell party for Irafaan. It was a brief together with friends, work colleagues and family to bid farewell to Irafaan as he departed for the New York Marathon. All the “blood, sweat and tears” has come to this final moments, the highlights of the campaign included the ...

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NYCMMC Roadshow: Vangate Mall

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Team Fanie was in full gear at Vangate Mall to promote the New York Marathon Million Rand Challenge as part of their Roadshow across Cape Town. Curious shoppers stopped to chat to Irafaan and show their support for the campaign. Learners from Rocklands High were also there to fill their collection list. There was music and breakdance crews shows to ...

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NYCMMC Roadshow

Irafaan was invited to a Sanzaf Gala event in Port Elizabeth. He was the guest speaker and was honored by Chapmans High School for his  his involvement in raising funds for Education in Western Cape via the New York Marathon Million Rand Challenge. He departed Cape Town enroute to Port Elizabeth with Armien Jacobs from Sanzaf who has quite influential ...

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Irafaan visits Rylands High

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Irafaan paid Rylands High School a visit recently and his timing was excellent as they were their annual Fun Day. There was lots of fun to be had as there was music, signing and lots of snacks to be had. Rylands High is one of the ten schools that have joined the initiative – Irafaan’s own school Rocklands High, Trafalgar ...

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NYMMC Spotlight: Solid Sports Clinic

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In preparation for the New York Marathon on the 4th November 2011, Irafaan has been training for the past month. He is being taken through his paces by his fitness trainer, Jayde Daniels from Solid Sports Clinic who has been offering him sports conditioning training as part of a marathon running program. Irafaan been put through his paces   Irafaan’s ...

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ARD 5km walk & 10km Race

ARD Athletic hosted their inaugaral race which consisted of a 5km walk and a 10km race. Runners were eager and willing to partake in this race, following a month layoff due to the month of Ramadaa, where runners could not partake in running events. The race kicked off from Fairview High School in Klip Road, Grassy Park. The race was ...

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Live on The Taxi Fm


Solly Philander interviewed Irafaan Abrahams and wanted to find about more about his latest campaign; NYC Marathon Million Rand Challenge. The Taxi Fm is an Internet Radio station which broadcast live via streaming audio via the internet. Click here to find out how to stream the Radio show live on your Blackberry, Handset or Desktop P.C Click here to view ...

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Launch of the NYC Marathon Million Rand Challenge


It was a packed house at the Mixim Squash Court in Belgravia on Saturday 3 September as family, friends, colleagues, business people and media gathered for the official launch of the Irafaan Abrahams NYC Marathon R1 Million Challenge. The project is the brain child of the energetic educator and radio personality and will see ‘Vinnige Fanie’, as he is aptly ...

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