Freedom Fun Run
Wednesday, 17 July, 4PM
On the 18th of July every year, South Africa and the world celebrates Mandela Day. To mark this day and celebrate his legacy, and to build communities that collaborate and collectively do more good, we’re inviting you, your friends, your family, your colleagues and your community to a free fun run. The run is a timed single-lapper 5km route and starts/ finishes at Waterfall Park, which is adjacent to Town Square at Mall of Africa.
Make a difference on Mandela Day
To participate, all you need to do is donate 2 x items towards a teen girls comfort packs, and we’ll do the rest. We’ve partnered with the Ibumba Foundation, an NPO that supports young girls in underserved communities. Items for donation can include sanitary towels, deodorants or any hygiene products, these can also be purchased on the day at the start area from the Dis-Chem pop up store. Card facilities and collection points will be available at the Start area.
Date: Wednesday 17th July 2019
Time: 16h00 (number collection/ registrations from 15h00 at start of run)
Registration/start venue: Waterfall Park (Town Square, Mall of Africa, Upper Level Parkade G5 & E5,near restaurants)
The first 600 registered runners will receive a finishers buff to commemorate this fundraising run ahead of Mandela Day.
To sign up, click here
Every Sunday 10AM to 5PM
Brought to you by the successful team behind the Fourways Farmers Market, The Waterfall Market is a uniquely designed, open-air neighbourhood market. The laid back atmosphere and the exquisite fountain gardens make it the perfect destination for friends and family every Sunday.
Top local makers sell their beautiful handmade jewellery, homewear and clothing and our award-winning food vendors prepare tastes and flavours from around the world, and across the continent. Indulge in mouth-watering Argentinian steak, Serbian burgers, Spanish paella and Asian bao buns.
Sundays at The Waterfall Market will forever be your cheat days, thanks to authentic Belgian waffles, American cheesecake and Italian sorbets.
Linger over one of our unique picnic platters, or select your own outdoor eats from an array of artisanal breads, charcuterie, patés, cheeses, preserves, olives and pastries. Visitors can bring a blanket and a basket and fill it to the brim for a picnic on the lawn.
Halal and Vegan visitors are catered for. Not all of our vendors are Halal certified but we have made extra effort to provide a variety of tasty Halal and Vegan options.
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Waterfall Park Run
Every Saturday 8AM
What is Waterfall parkrun?
It is a 5km run – it’s you against the clock.
When is it?
Every Saturday at 8:00am.
Where is it?
The event takes place at Waterfall Park, Mall of Africa Park, Waterfall City, Midrand, 1685, Johannesburg. See Course page for more details.
What does it cost to join in?
Nothing – it’s free! but please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once.