5 Things to do is a weekly series that highlights 5 events happening around South Africa
King Fisher Halloween Night Run
Friday, 28 October
Location: Wingate Park Country Club, Norval St, Pretoria
Dress up in your best Halloween outfit for a 10 and 5km night run. It’s a family friendly event with prizes for best dressed and drinks and food on sale.
Fit Mob CT
Saturday, 29 October
Location: TBA 24 hours before event somewhere in Cape Town.
FitMob events are independent and radical outdoor workout sessions that will not only motivate you, but also inspire you to work harder at achieving your health and fitness goals.
The session happens in the morning and the venue is announced 24 hours before the event.
Pecanwood Oktoberfest Sport & Lifestyle Festival
Saturday, 29 October – Sunday, 30 October
Location: Pecanwood Farm, Merrivale, KZN
The Pecanwood Oktoberfest was voted the number 1 sport & Lifestyle festival in South Africa. Both the trail run and MTB race have been designed by world class course designers, offering something completely different to most of the races out there. There’s options for the race snakes wanting to challenge themselves, as well as the racers just looking to dust the cobwebs off their shoes and tires looking for a fun and relatively easy experience.
There’s also the Pecanwood Oktoberfest festival which offers a full weekend of fun. Expect a wide variety of beer, wine and coffee to taste, as well as some of South Africa’s biggest bands performing live.
Lake Eland Mile
Sunday, 23 October
Location: Lake Eland Game Reserve, KZN
This swim is an official Midmar Mile Qualifier. Along with the mile there’s a 500m and 300m swim.
Midvaal 100 Cycle Challenge 2016
Sunday, 30 October
Location: Midvaal Raceway, Meyerton
There are 3 events – 100km, 40km and a quick 10km. All of them can be done in tandem as well.
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