5 Things to do this Weekend (11-16 October 2016)

5 Things to do this Weekend (11-16 October 2016)

5 Things to do is a weekly series that highlights 5 events happening around South Africa

5 Things to do this Weekend (11-16 October 2016)

  1. Berg and Bush Great Trek

Tuesday, 11 October – Thursday, 13 October

Location: Emseni camp, 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 guaranteed a proper adventure on your bike!

There’s also a 2-day event over the weekend that is a more sociable and family friendly event than the 3 day trek

More information…

 

  1. Voet van Afrika Marathon

Saturday, 15 October

Location: Mega Park, Bredasdorp, Western Cape

 

This year marks the 38th year of the Voet van Africa marathon and it’s going back to the original route. The marathon is a Comrades Qualifier and is a challenging route along tar and dirt roads. There’s a 4km warm up race the night before and a half distance as well.

More information…

 

  1. SABS Jacaranda City Challenge

Saturday, 15 October

Location: SABS Groenkloof, Gauteng North

 

The SABS Jacaranda City Challenge consists of a marathon, half marathon and 5km. The marathon is a Comrades qualify and double laps the half marathon route.

More information…

 

  1. IMPI Challenge #4 Gauteng

Sunday, 16 October

Location: Smuts House, Irene, Pretoria

 

The IMPI Challenge combines trail running and obstacle courses to give participants a fun and challenging workout. There’s varrying distances for every ability and the festivities continue until 5pm with food, music, free massages and more.

Want to know what to expect? Read Tarryn’s IMPI experience here

 

More information

 

  1. OUTsurance KFM Gun Run

Sunday, 16 October

Location: Mouille Point, Cape Town

 

One of the largest road races takes place in Cape Town this weekend. Entries are closed for the half marathon and 10k, but you can enter for the 5k on the day

More information…

 

Have a race/event you want to feature or want to share your racing story? Email info@nutreats.co.za

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image: Impi Challenge

Zissy Lewin

Zissy Lewin

Zissy is the co-founder of Nutreats. A Wits University graduate, she earned a Bcom (Hons) (Cum Laude) in Business Management. She’s a writer, runner and passionate about the 3 f’s – food, fashion and fitness. When she’s not inhaling the latest news, trends and ideas you can find her in the kitchen figuring out how to turn a broccoli head into a meal.
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