5 Things to do this Week (28-30 October 2016)

5 Things to do is a weekly series that highlights 5 events happening around South Africa5 Things to do this Week (28-30 October 2016)

  1. 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.

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  1. 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.

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  1. 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.

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  1. 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.

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  1. 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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photo: Pecanwood


Zissy Lewin

Zissy Lewin

Zissy is the co-founder of Nutreats. She likes to make things, do things and wear things.
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