5 Things to do this Week (31 August – 4 September 2016)

The hottest new Night Trail Run series in Joburg

5 Things to do this week because you’ll have more fun when you get outside…The hottest new Night Trail Run series in Joburg


  1. Born2Run Box Night Trail Run

Wednesday, 31 August

Location: St Stithians, Randburg, Johannesburg

Born2Run is hosting their 3rd night trail event together with Big Box. A challenging real trail route of 5km or 10km is what you can expect from the night. There’s medals to all winners and you can stop off for a drink or meal at Higher Ground when you’re done. The race is family friendly so bring the kids and enjoy a night of trail. For tips on tackling a night run read David Ashworth’s advice here.

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  1. Namaqua Quest Mountain Bike

Thursday, 1 September – Saturday, 3 September

Location: Jakkalswater Guest Farm, Springbok, Namaqualand

The Namaqua Quest Mountain Bike is three days of mountain biking amongst the flowers during peak flower season. Expect to be routed along flower covered valleys, rugged, ancient mountains and unexplored trails. You can choose to do the three day stage race or opt for one day only

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  1. Namaqua Flower Festival

Friday, 2 September – Sunday, 4 September

Location: Gifberg Rusoort, Gifberg, Vanrhynsdorp

Namaqua Flower Festival is for the young and adventurous at heart. The weekend is about experiencing the outdoors and mixing with like-minded people. Activities during the weekend include trail runs, educational flower and bush walks, live music, star gazing and more. And for those of you who don’t enjoy getting down and dirty there’s also a glamping option.

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  1. Trail Hunter Spring Run @ Hennops

Sunday, 4 September

Location: Hennops Picnic, MTB & Hiking Trail

The Trail Hunter Spring Run consists of two trails setting out from Hadeda Camp on single track and jeep track.

At the beginning and end of both trails, the route meanders along the Hennops River before veering away into the surrounding mountains.

There are interesting historical sites along the trail, amongst others an old field (veld) hospital used in the Anglo Boer war.

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  1. Battle Up Blaawberg Hill Trail Challenge

Sunday, 4 September

Location: Blaauwberg Nature reserve, Western Cape

The Battle Up Blaawberg Hill takes place in the Blaauwberg Conservation Area. It starts and finishes at the bottom of Blaauwberg Hill in the Blaauwberg Conservation Area. There’s an 8km and 14km and you’ll need to bring your own water.

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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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