5 Things to do is a weekly series that highlights 5 events happening around South Africa
Secret Sunset Cape Town
Wednesday, 5 October
Location: 36 On Long (rooftop) Street Cape Town CBD
Volume 3 of the Secret Sunset is taking place this Wednesday evening in Cape Town. And if you’re in Durban you can enjoy a secret sunset on Friday evening
Berg And Bush Descent
Friday, 7 October – Sunday, 9 October
Location: The Border Post, KZN
The Grindrod Bank Berg & Bush takes mountain bikers from the top of the Drakensberg escarpment near Harrismith and drops down into Kwazulu-Natal negotiating world-famous single track into the bushveld below into Winterton.
Riders camp along the shady banks of the Tugela river at the famous Em’Seni Camp ready to tackle the next two days of spectacular bushveld riding. With farm-style hospitality and an area rich in history, not to mention incredible riding, you’re sure to have a proper adventure on your bike!
Lormar Endurance Trail Run
Friday, 7 October – Saturday, 8 October
Location: Fairview Farm, Middelburg, Eastern Cape
The Lormar Endurance Trail Run kicks off with a run into the Karoo sunset to loosen those legs and weekend spirits. Day two’s routes consists of mountain top running and down the Bushman’s Cave gorge, for the brave Lormar Main runners.
The Lormar Mini and Mini Me runners is not any less exciting as it takes runners across dam walls and “sheep trails” all along Fairview’s borders.
Hiking Trotters: Breast Cancer Awareness Hike
Saturday, 8 October
Location: Rietvle Nature Reserve, Western Cape
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and one way to show your support is with a Hike. Bring along water, your camera, sunscreen and a snack and come dressed in pink or white.
Spar Women’s Race, Johannesburg
Sunday, 9 October
Location: Wanderer’s Club, Johannesburg
The Spar Women’s race is run by women of every age, colour and athletic ability. Men can run, but do so in drag and start at the back of the pack. They’re also not allowed to finish within the top 100 in the 5km or 10km.
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