Karin Kroch is raising funds for CANSA

I have completed 3 Midmar Miles over the past 2 years, and I always exit the water with a great feeling of accomplishment - I have done something that many people will never dare to do. However, after my last mile I felt a somewhat empty feeling, as if there was no reason for me swimming the mile except to challenge myself.

This year I am honoured and excited to have been selected together with 50 other swimmers to put a meaning into swimming the 8 Mile distance. This time I am swimming for CANSA: the leading non-profit organisation fighting against cancer in South Africa. You can become a sponsor for this exceptional challenge by donating towards my swim, which will take place on 10 and 11 February 2018.

Swimming 8 Miles (12.8 km) in open water requires extreme mental and physical endurance. I am fortunate to be in good health and fitness in order to swim this distance on behalf of those who are suffering from cancer and unable to complete simple tasks that most of us take for granted every day. When I was a teenage girl my own mother had to endure treatment for breast cancer, and my only goal is to swim these 8 miles with the same strength and endurance that she exhibited during her recovery.

"A man's true wealth lies in the good he does in this world." - Muhammad

overall progress

raised R15 350,00 goal R15 000,00



Name Message Donation
Erika En Jacques Stel nuwe rekords op! R350
Leezel Go Tannie Karin! Die Meintjiese looove ya. R350
Linette van der merwe R500
Midmar 8 Mile Art Auction "Nio at Shore" purchase. Good luck with the swim! R800
Chris en Helene Pheiffer Superswemmer ! Ons ondersteun graag. R500
Christa Venter Hoop die swem gaan sommer baie goed! R500
Theuns Botha Moet nie te veel damwater drink nie. Sterkte!!!!! R500
Marietjie Jacobs Baie sterkte Karin! R500
Kristel Jy is 'n ster. Trots op jou! R500
Boshumans Jy sien kans vir baie. Ons is seker dit sal goed gaan! Ek raak moeg as ek net daaraan dink. Baie liefde uit Stellenbosch R500
Emennien Verwonderd, trots, dankbaar. Elke myl met jou! Liefde xx R800
Jeannie Fagan Sterkte met die poging Karin. Jy is regtig n uitblinker. R500
nadine van zyl So proud of you Karin!!!! All the best!! Nadine. R500
Chanie Jonker Trots op jou liewe vriendin R500
Rudi Kroch Deposito R550
Jacques en Erika Jy inspireer op alle vlakke! R1 500
kristin and Willem Good luck and well done for taking on such a challenge! Lots of love<3 R400
Lizanne scholtz So trots op jou my nig! Jy is 'n sonstraal in die wêreld! R500
Amore Go Karin! :D X R500
Rudi Kroch Donasie 2 R500
Anonymous Best of luck! R1 000
magriet kroch jy is ons superster Karin R1 000
Christo & Elsa Steyn Dis bitter ver. Sterkte! R300
Liezl van der Hoven R300
Rudi Kroch Donasie 1 (pvt) R500
PC & Mieke van Rensburg Sterkte en lekker swem R500
Liepetra R500

The Cancer Association of South Africa’s (CANSA’s) purpose is to lead the fight against cancer in South Africa by offering a unique, integrated service to the public

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