5 Things to do is a weekly series that highlights 5 events happening around South Africa
Born2Run Big Box Night Trail Run
Wednesday, 14 December
Location: St Stithians, Johannesburg
Easy Equities Born2Run is hosting their final Big Box Night Trail Run this Wednesday Eve. The course is a full on trail run with medals given to all finishers.
The Pirates Wobblers & Wigglers Hat Run
Friday, 16 December
Location: Pirates Club, Greenside
The Pirates Wobbles and Wigglers Hat Run marks the unofficial end of the Gauteng racing calendar. A hat is a must and failure to sport one will end in disqualification. There’s a prize not for the fastest runner but the runner with the best hat. The only water point has beer.
Tasley Charity Road Race
Friday, 16 December
Location: Grass Roof Farm Stall, Seaview Road, Port Elizabeth
There are two distances to this charity ride a 62km and 30km. Along with your entry free bring a toy or non-perishable food items to be donated.
Cape Agulhas Classic
Saturday, 17 December
Location: Struisbaai, Western Cape
The Cape Agulhas Classic takes place in Southern-most region of Africa, part of the magical Overberg, where the majestic Atlantic and Indian oceans meet. There are 4 distances to choose from. The newest edition to this year’s race is the 5km and 10km family holiday run before sunset on the Friday.
Umhlanga Summer Festival Trail Run & Walk
Sunday, 18 December
Location: Millennium Stage, Umhlanga Promenade Main beach
A must do – This race features 3 distances – a 18km, 12km and 5km. The routes include forest single track sugar cane dirt road, beach sand and river crossings.
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Image: Wobblers and Wigglers Hat Run
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