Things to do in April 2018 [South Africa]

Things to do in April 2018

Get out your diaries, here’s our picks of what to do this April

 

Looking for things to do in April? We’ve selected our best picks of ways to get outside, move or learn something new.

 

Gauteng

 

Lipo Fit Move Glow & Inspire

Date: Saturday, 7 April

Location: Lip Fit, Centurion, Gauteng

Open to kids and adults, this event includes a warm-up, HIIT and Pilates.

Find out more here

 

Alan Robb 32km & 15km 

Date: Sunday, 8 April

Location: Germiston Stadium

A staple of the Joburg road running scene, this race is a double lapper and entries are available from the start.

Find out more here

 

Muddy Puppy Walkhaven Dog Park #2 

Date: Sunday, 8 April

Location: Zwartkop, Johannesburg

Muddy Puppy is a 2.1km fun loop (4.2km) obstacle course fun run or walk for you and your dog. Consisting of obstacles with crawling, climbing, jumping, slipping, sliding, wagging, barking and lots and lots of mud.

Find out more here

 

Tuck it! silent barre 

Date: Sunday, 8 April

Location: Impello, Greenside

This is a 2-hour silent disco style barre class. Beginners and more advanced welcome.

Find out more here

 

SEED Workshop: Inspiring Change with Tammy Fry 

Date: Friday, 13 April

Location: Randburg

This is a plant-based workshop where you’ll learn all you need to know about keeping to a plant based diet including recipes, nutrition and meal plans.

Find out more here

 

Secret Sunrise JHB: Tribal Hearts

Date: Sunday, 15 April

Location: Milk Bar at George Lea Park, Parkmore

Secret Sunrise is an interactive dance session with silent disco headsets. It is a fun, energetic, mindful celebration that combines meditation, make believe and dancing.

Find out more here

 

Rooftop glow in the dark yoga 

Date: Saturday, 21 April

Location: The Space Yoga & Fitness Studio, South Africa

The evening begins with some social fun painting yourself in brilliant neon colours. Followed by a fun filled 90min rhythmic yoga session.

Find out more here

 

THUHC HIKE – 40 – Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve

Date: Sunday, 22 April

Location: Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve, Johannesburg

This is a 6km hike passing horses and game within the reserve.

Find out more here

 

65km Orlando Training Long Run

Date: Friday, 27 April

Location: Orlando Community  Hall

If you’re looking for a long Comrades run, here’s one.

Find out more here

 

Western Cape

 

Secret Sunset Retro Boogie

Date: Thursday, 5 April

Location: Harvest Cafe & Deli, Cape Town

Secret Sunset is an interactive dance session with silent disco headsets. It is a fun, energetic, mindful celebration that combines meditation, make believe and dancing.

Find out more here

 

Luiperdkloof 

Date: Saturday, 7 April

Location: Luiperdskloof

Not just a trail run (and there are 3 distances on offer), Luiperdkloop is a full on weekend away complete with tented accommodation, food and entertainment.

Find out more here

 

Impi CT

Date: Saturday, 7 April – Sunday, 8 April

Location: Stellenbosch

The Impi challenge is one of the OG obstacle course races. There are 5 distances to choose from all of which vary in difficulty.

Find out more here

 

Health, Hormones and Handstands 

Date: Saturday, 14 April

Location: Love Pilates Movement Studio, Cape Town

This is geared to girls aged 12-17 discussing hormones, skin health, diet, movement and tools to deal with stress and anxiety with Dominique Beaumont from Movement for Living and Robyn Spacey from Love Pilates Movement Studio.

Find out more here

 

Merrell Autumn Night Run Series powered by Black Diamond 

Date: Wednesday, 11 April

Location: Groot Constantia, Cape Town

Midweek Night time fun through the historic vineyards of Groot and Klein Constantia with a super festive post-race vibe at Simons restaurant. There are races weekly during April.

Find out more here

 

Plett Truck & Vine 

Date: Sunday, 15 April

Location: Kay & Monty Vineyards

This year’s festival offers even more food trucks and an added whiskey and gin bar area, as well as plenty kids entertainment.

Find out more here

 

Cape Town OCR Workshop and Workout

Date: Sunday, 22 April

Location: Obstacle Fitness Cape Town, Belville

The Workshop will be focused on OCR racing, obstacle techniques and training advice.

Find out more here

 

Marine Mile Xtreme 

Date: Friday, 27 April

Location: Hermanus

This is the first mile race in Hermanus, the route is flat and curvy.

Find out more here

 

African X Trail Run 

Date: Friday, 27 April – Sunday, 29 April

Location: Boschendal Wine Estate, Cape Winelands

Born in 2009, the event has become an iconic and must-do for all trail runners. After spending 9 fantastic years exploring the beauties and beasts of Kleinmond and the historic Houw Hoek Inn, runners will be taken on a completely new adventure for the 10th year celebration of this prestigious 3-day staged trail run.

Find out more here

 

Eastern Cape

  

Mercedes-Benz Mpekweni MTB Classic

Date: Friday, 27 April – Sunday, 29 April

Location: Mpekweni Beach Resort

Consistently reviewed as the “best single track” mountain biking experience by just about every rider that has participated, the Mercedes-Benz Mpekweni MTB Classic is becoming one of South Africa’s yearly showcase mountain biking events. This year it will be done in a 3 stage race.

Find out more here

 

Merrell Hobbit Trail Runs

Date: Saturday, 28 April – Sunday, 29 April

Location: Hogsback, Eastern Cape

This weekend gives you the chance to tackle demanding Amathole Hiking Trail of the Eastern Cape as a two-day staged run or one of several shorter tracks on offer.

Find out more here

 

KwaZulu Natal

  

Secret Sunrise Puppy SOS Yoga

Date: Saturday, 14 April

Location: Durban

This special #ShareTheJoy YOGA Edition is raising funds for Puppy SOS so that they can keep rescuing and rehoming needy pups.

Find out more here

 

aQuellé Richmond Mudman 

Date: Sunday, 15 April

Location: Beaulieu Dam, Richmond

The Mudman consists of event consists of a swim / paddle, cycle and run. You can compete individually or as a team.

Find out more here

 

Northern Cape

 

Klipspringer Challenge

Date: Saturday, 28 April – Sunday, 29 April

Location: Augrabies Falls National Park

The challenge this year will be in a new two-day stage race format opening up even more of the magnificent Augrabies Falls National Park and incredible Kalahari. You will be running in places that very few humans have even seen!

Find out more here

 

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