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Golden Delight 226 Brick Challenge December 2023

Golden Delight

Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal: Golden Delight, the beloved Kwa-Zulu Natal-based rice brand, is proud to announce its sponsorship of the seventh annual 226 Brick Challenge, a swim, run and cycle event set to take place at the Durban Beachfront from December 2nd to December 3rd, 2023.

Discover the Delectable Grains of Golden Delight:

Golden Delight, deeply rooted in humble origins, has been a historic staple of Durban for nearly two decades. This sponsorship reflects the brand’s commitment to supporting local initiatives and encouraging healthier lifestyles.

A Day of Fitness and Fun for Everyone:

Dive into a thrilling day of fitness and fun with your family at the 226 GOLDEN DELIGHT BRICK CHALLENGE. Whether you are a seasoned athlete or a novice eager to kickstart your fitness journey, this event offers a range of challenges to suit all levels allowing participants to have the option of doing one or all 3 separate events at the distance that suits them best. There is no obligation to compete in all 3 challenges.

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Take the plunge, pedal to your heart's content, or dash to the finish line – the choice is yours! Embrace the challenge, the camaraderie, and the unforgettable memories that await you at this challenge.

Trisha Chetty, Golden Delight’s Marketing Manager, reveals, "Our proudly local brand, Golden Delight is thrilled to sponsor the seventh annual 226 Brick Challenge event. This challenge has been popular with fitness enthusiasts and aligns well with our aim to get South Africans to live better and pursue active lifestyles, which is why we’ve partnered with well-known sports personality, Glen Gore to take it to the next level.”

Seasoned South African triathlon athlete, Glen Gore, Founder of the 226 Brick Challenge shares, “We are so excited to bring the GOLDEN DELIGHT BRICK CHALLENGE to Durban. After 6yrs running this event in the Midlands, we are finally getting to showcase what the brick challenge is all about right here in Durban. It’s all about fun and fitness for the whole family, no matter what level you are at. We cannot wait to get this event underway and swim – run – cycle Durban in December with summer fun!”


You can enter all three challenges or choose the one that appeals to you. All races will start and end at the same point listed here:

SWIM | 2 December | 6am | Durban Undersea Club (Point Beach)

Distance: 1km, 2km or 3km

RUN | 2 December | 9am | Durban Undersea Club

Distance: 5km, 10km or 20km

BIKE | 3 December | 6am | Kings Park Swimming Pool Precinct (next to Moses Mabhida Stadium)

Distance: 20km, 40km or 80km

This cycle challenge is open to individuals and teams but is limited to 500 cyclists

Age group info:

We have said from 8yrs up for the 5km walk - run if chaperone by an adult. Just say normal regulations around ages will apply (athletes can email Glen This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if anyone has a specific request).

Join us for a celebration of fitness, community, and the delicious taste of Golden Delight

Swimming, Road Running, Athletics, Cycling, Triathlon

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