Things to do in June 2018 [South Africa]

Things to do June 2018 [South Africa]

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

 

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

 

Gauteng

 

Hollard JURA Jozi Urban Run Adventure

Date: Saturday, 2 June and Sunday, 3 June

Location: Marks Park, Emmarentia

Both runners and cyclists can join in in this urban obstacle race. The running portion is on Saturday and the MTB race on Sunday.

Find out more here

 

The Jackal Night Run

Date: Wednesday, 6 June

Location: Copperleaf Golf And Leisure Club

Choose between a 10km or 5km trail route.

Find out more here

 

Sip, Soup & Stretch

Date: Thursday, 7 June

Location: Pretoria

You’ll start with an hour-long yoga and meditation session in front of a fireplace and end with a glass of wine and bowl of soup.

Find out more here

 

Velocity Trail Run

Date: Saturday, 9 June

Location: Central Park Trails, Modderfontein

The event venue offers unbelievable views, superior fast trails that caters for all fitness levels and is well known family friendly venue

Find out more here

 

Global Wellness Day  

Date: Saturday, 9 June

Location: The Health Chef, Fourways

This event includes professional Wellness Experts speaking on various topics; an outdoor exhibition where you can gather information and buy products. As well as a yoga and fitness class.

Find out more here

 

Shift Winter Trail Series – Race 2 of 3 

Date: Sunday, 10 June

Location: Walter Sisulu Gardens

Choose between 3 trail runs or an hour-long yoga session. There’s also a wellness market afterwards.

Find out more here

 

International Day of Yoga  

Date: Saturday, 16 June

Location: Wanderer’s Stadium

Yoga Works, in collaboration with Mel Castleman Yoga, is inviting Johannesburg to come together on Saturday 16th June 2018 and spend a day sharing the passion and practice of yoga. This event is FREE and open to anyone who is interested in starting their yoga practice as well as regular yogis.

On the day, there will be several group yoga sessions and workshops that will be accessible to everyone of all levels.

You can support the event by doing the ‘108 Sun Salutation Challenge’ (Donation of R108.00) to sponsor yourself or someone else to participate.

There will also be a full children’s yoga program.

All proceeds of this event will be donated to the charity Dlala Nje, which provides the Hillbrow Community Centre with yoga and other activities for the disadvantaged youth in the area.

Find out more here

 

Gauteng Trail Series  

Date: Sunday, 17 June

Location: B’Sorah

Each Trail Series® consists of four long and short races, complete the full Series by running at least three Championship courses (Long) or three Challenge courses (Short) to receive a medal or simply run one or two races and join the fun. The Gauteng Winter Trail Series® takes place from the 17th of June to the 8th of July 2018 with new runs every weekend.

Find out more here

 

The Cyclone 21, 15, 8 & 5km 

Date: Sunday, 17 June

Location: Rock Falls Ranch

This event features a host of trail runs are rated on how technical and difficult they are.

Find out more here

 

Winter Breakout Trail Run Challenge/Sprint Course Challenge

Date: Sunday, 17 June

Location: Mulbarton, Johannesburg South

OCT South will be hosting a Winter Breakout Trail Run Challenge with a Sprint Course option after the run. Courses are 15km, 10km and 5km.

Find out more here

 

THUHC HIKE 42 -Rietvlei Zoo Farm 

Date: Sunday, 24 June

Location: Rietvlei Zoo Farm

A 5km hike trail that may be familiar to Park Runners

Find out more here

 

Hiking for Beer 

Date: Sunday,24 June

Location: Hennops Trail

A hike that ends with a beer.

Find out more here

 

Western Cape

 

Secret Sunrise Stellenbosch

Date: Sunday, 3 June

Location: Stellenbosch

You don’t have to put on clothes for this Secret Sunrise, pyjamas are the dress code.

Find out more here

 

Make it Ferment Workshop  

Date: Sunday, 3 June

Location: Joshua Tree Organics, Claremont

This is a participatory workshop where you’ll get hands on making kimchi, kefir, kombucha, sourdough and more. You’ll leave with enough practical experience to go home and start making your own ferments. Participants will also receive cultures.

Find out more here

 

Artjamming Silent Disco, Paint and Pizza

Date: Saturday, 9 June

Location: V & A Waterfront, Cape Town

This is for kids, aged 5 years an up. It’s a pizza and paint party with music.

Find out more here

 

The Beast Trail Run

Date: Sunday, 10 June

Location: Newlands Picnic Site

The Beast will offer entrants 50km of spectacular scenery within the Table Mountain National Park. This is without a doubt the toughest 50Ks in South Africa and is a UTMB qualifier!

Find out more here

 

Youth Day Trail Run

Date: Saturday, 16 June

Location: Delvera

Celebrate Youth Day with a run between the vineyards, stunning views & singletrack in the Simonsberg Conservancy.  There will be youth categories in every distance, so bring the family!

Find out more here

 

International Day of Yoga 2018 powered by Adidas & Joëlle Sleebos

Date: Saturday, 16 June

Location: CTICC, Cape Town

Celebrate International Day of Yoga with one of two yoga sessions, a yoga market and raffle.

Find out more here

 

Otter Training Camp

Date: Saturday, 23 June – Sunday, 24 June

Location: Stellenbosch Trails

This two day training camp includes tips & technique on Otter route simulation, nutrition advice, tailored race day plan, Otter briefing & discussion from experts and Practical gear demonstration on how to pack.

Find out more here

 

Mid-Year Trail Run

Date: Sunday, 25 June

Location: Muratie, Simonsberg Conservancy, Stellenbosch

Rich in history, this charming wine farm is nestled on the foot of the Simonsberg that gives us access to special hand-built singletrack trails. The run is 7km.

Find out more here

 

Eastern Cape

  

The Herald Masterclasses

Date: Saturday, 9 June

Location: Chicky’s Yard, Port Elizabeth

The Herald’s FitFam masterclass involves a variety of fitness activities, ranging from your fast-pace Zumba and self-defence classes to Yoga and Pilates. Not only are these sessions to encourage a good and healthy lifestyle, but to create an opportunity for friends and family to come together to enjoy early morning fitness activity and fun.

Find out more here

 

Grindrod Bank Umngazi Pondo Pedal MTB

Date: Wednesday, 13 June – Sunday, 17 June

Location: Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa

This 5-day event involves 3 days of stage MTB racing.

Find out more here

 

KwaZulu Natal

 

Dolphin Mile Surf Series  

Date: Sunday, 10 June

Location: Marine Surf Lifesaving Club, Lower Snell Parade, Durban

This popular mile series now includes a 3.2km swim for more experienced swimmers.

Find out more here

 

Secret Sunrise Pietermaritzburg

Date: Friday, 15 June

Location: St John’s School Pietermaritzburg

This is an afternoon dance session.

Find out more here

 

Holla Sugar Rush Classic proudly fuelled by Ballito LandroverWalk 

Date: Saturday, 16 June – Sunday, 17 June

Location: Sugar Rush Park, Ballito

There’s an MTB and trail options to choose form or you can do both.

Find out more here

 

JUMP CITY  

Date: Friday, 22 June

Location: UShaka Marine World

This is a 9km urban obstacle run through Durban’s coolest landmarks.

Find out more here

 

Mpumalanga

 

Secret Sunrise Nelspruit

Date: Saturday, 9 June

Location: Curro Castle, Nelspruit

This secret sunrise includes a continental breakfast and proceeds go to the Impala Hockey Club.

Find out more here

 

Limpopo  

Fresh Trails#10 Rooiberg FRESHtive Ultra

Date: Saturday, 16 June

Location: Rooiberg Limpopo

Runners will leave FRESH tracks on an unforgettable bushveld trail. Breathtaking views from the majestic Waterberg and lush gorges not to mention a wide variety of game along the way.

Find out more here

 

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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