Fitness Events Happening In Joburg


Looking to get your heart pumping, do a little training or push your limits? No matter what the reason, joining a fitness event is just the thing if you’re looking to get out there, meet new people and even experience something different. And if you’re not sure where to start, here are a few fitness events to watch out (and even sign up) for this month. 


Serengeti Night Run/Walk

Date: 09 – 10 February 2018 (entry cut off date – 08 February 2018)

Get your heart racing at the Serengeti Night Run/Walk. Take your pick from either the 15, 10 or 5km and challenge yourself with a difficulty level that’ll test your limits. Not only will you get to enjoy a lovely stroll or sprint, but you’ll also get to reconnect with nature at the Serengeti Golf and Wildlife Estate. Entries cost between R22 – R115 per person. Entries close soon so make sure you register ASAP!

Yoga And Picnic At Leafy Greens

Date: 10 February 2018

Get away from the rush of everyday life and enjoy a yoga session at the organic farm of Leafy Greens, followed by a relaxing picnic on the lawns. Steven from Yoga Works will guide you through a 75-minute yoga session, perfect for all fitness levels, which will make you feel both relaxed and energised. The class will include yoga poses that you can try together with a yoga partner which requires a bit of cooperation and teamwork (and lots of fun too). Afterwards, everyone will enjoy a selection of healthy, organic, vegan foods prepared by the team from Leafy Greens. Take your delicious food out to a nice spot in the gardens and soak up the sun and atmosphere. Click here to get your tickets.

The Jackal Dash

Date: 10 February 2018

Experience the beauty and tranquillity of Rhenosterspruit and the Crocodile River Reserve, just a 20-minute drive from Fourways. Northern Farm is bringing you a new spectacular MTB race and trail run. The Jackal Dash brings you a wide variety of never-before raced trails. Take on the varied terrain with race categories to suit all and get you back into shape for 2018. Tickets cost between R100 – R280 per person (dependant on race category). Click here to register now.

Bronkhorstspruit 32

Date: 10 February 2018 (entry cut off date – 07 February 2018)

To get you started on your fitness journey, Bronkhorstspruit Athletics Club invites you to run in the 27th Bronkhorstspruit 32 & 10km Road Race. Closing date for entries is soon, so make sure you book your spot ASAP. Other than the 32km and 10km races, there will also be a 4km Fun Run – entry is R20 on the day, all finishers will get a medal and there will also be lucky draw prizes too. Click here to book your spot before it’s too late.

Valentine’s Day Dash

Date: 14 February 2018

What are you and your sweetheart doing this Valentine’s Day? If the answer is nothing, then why not lace up your running shoes, grab your Valentine by the hand and head to the Valentine’s Day Dash at Rietvlei Farm? Here, you can either run the 5km or 8km dash. You can book your spot either online or on the day (online at R85 per person and R100 per person on the day). Remember to dress in red, pink or white to stand a chance to win a TOMTOM.


Ruimsig RUN

Date: 15 February 2018

With beautiful views of the waterhole, birdlife and the steady hills of the Ruimsig Country Club, get your heart pumping with either a 5km or 10km route which is loads of fun for the whole family. You can run or walk, whichever you’re comfortable with. The @Ruimsig_Run is the perfect way to unwind from the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg and enjoy running under the stars geared only with your headlight and running shoes. Tickets cost between R50 – R200 per person. Book yours here.

The Fit Affair

Date: 17 February 2018

Join guest instructor, Simone Jacobs, and Fitness Mag editor, Mariska du Plessis, as well as other industry celebs for this fun and exciting launch event and workout session. Here, you’ll get to immerse yourself in live product demos, EMS InBody assessments and even stand the chance of winning amazing spot prizes from the event sponsors. And to keep your energy levels up, there will also be selected health snacks and refreshments available to buy at the event (cash only). The first 100 tickets sold per session will receive a goodie bag*. Click here to book your spot now. Space is limited. T&C apply: *per session price, discounts apply to multiple ticket purchases. **Only one goodie bag per participant on the day, even if you are doing both sessions.


Yoga at the Turbine Hall

Date: 24 February 2018

Join Yoga Works for a fun and active yoga session at The Forum – Turbine Hall, an iconic venue in the heart of Joburg’s art and cultural precinct. You’ll be guided through a Vinyasa Flow session that’ll get your body moving through a creative yoga sequence while listening to a great playlist. This is a great opportunity to challenge yourself, increase your strength, flexibility and balance before ending with some calming stretches and well-deserved relaxation. Prior experience in yoga – nada. This session is open to anyone. Lots of options will be provided for everyone to go at their own pace and make this a great experience. Tickets cost R110 per person and can be bought at Webtickets.

Planet Fitness Sweat Workout Party

Date: 03 March 2018

Gather your gear, friends and family for fun-filled fitness packed with excitement, music, laughter and, best of all, a full-body workout. Experience new exercise trends and classes for all fitness levels at the first-ever Planet Fitness SWEAT Workout Party taking place at Nelson Mandela Square. Enjoy a morning of exhilarating Yoga to Brazilian Booty Blast, Zumba® and so much more – you’ll be reaching your 2018 fitness goals quicker than you think! Also, you can win With Planet Fitness! Enter and you could win this amazing prize: R10 000 cash, a 12-month Planet Fitness membership, a 12-month Women’s Health annual magazine subscription, a one-year supply of USN BlueLab™ 100% Whey and B4-Burn Sherbert. Don’t miss out, enter now! Tickets cost R100 per person at Quicket (excluding booking fee).

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