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January fitness events in Cape Town and Johannesburg




Take in the beauty of the Jackal Creek Golf Course at the #Jackal_Run, which is back for a January 2016 showing. Once again, contestants can choose between a 4KM or 8KM run route. The event promises to be yet another fun-filled evening of sporting entertainment. Stalls, medals and prizes are open to both contestants and the public.

When: 14 January
Where: Jackal Creek Golf Course

Fedhealth Xterra Buffelspoort

Start your fitness season off with the first Xterra of the year. Taking place at the Buffelspoort Dam in Magaliesberg, this triathlon is tough as nails and features one of the most challenging mountain bike trails in the country.

The full event comprises a 1.5 km swim, 26 km mountain bike and 12 km run, while the lite version offers up a 400 m swim, 19 km ride and 6km run.

When: 23 – 24 January 2016
Where: Buffelspoort Dam

Cape Town


Fairview Attakwas Extreme Mountain Bike Challenge

Fancy taking on one of South Africa’s toughest one-day races? Mountain bike lovers will face the scorching heat of the Karoo and strong headwinds, not to mention 121 kilometres of terrain to overcome! For beginners, there’s a shorter route to enjoy, (52km), but with a steep ascent to contend with, it’s not for the faint of heart.

When: 17 January
Where: Chandelier Game and Ostrich Show farm


author: Zone Fitness