Pimp your Office Chair and help those who lack mobility get mobile again!

Office Chair race

The office chair race has arrived in Johannesburg! It is a first of it’s kind and the perfect way to raise money for a great cause and have loads of fun!


This race is the first of its kind in Johannesburg, debuting at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on the 13th of May 2017. Each organisation can register a team of 10 racers or more, then pimp, modify and accessorize a non-motorized office chair. The race will be a 200 metre relay of speed, style and stealth!

This event is to raise awareness on mobility devices available and assist the QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA) in raising funds for wheelchairs and assistive devices. QASA strives to develop the full potential of quadriplegics and paraplegics nationwide.

“The Office National X-treme Chair Race is important for awareness because it’s hard to believe that in this, day and age, there are parents who still walk kilometres carrying their child on their back to school. When they become too heavy, they are house bound because they don’t have a wheelchair and all efforts to get them educated are lost.” – Wihan Oosthuizen Managing Director of Office National Africa 

She said Office National Africa was working with QASA to help identify quadriplegics and paraplegics who need a wheelchair. 

“We are humbled to be beneficiaries of this event which enables us to extend our services of providing mobility aids, assistive devices and opportunities to our members. Events such as this give QASA an opportunity to highlight our projects and services and resource them appropriately. Great fun will be had on the day for a wonderful cause” – Ari Seirlis, CEO of QASA.

To find out more about the race head over to the website for more information on the Office National X-treme Chair Race.

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Tyler Vivier
Tyler Leigh Vivier is a writer for Good Things Guy. Her passion is to spread good news across South Africa with a big focus on environmental issues, animal welfare and social upliftment. Outside of Good Things Guy, she is an avid reader and lover of tea.

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