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JOHANNESBURG – Believe it or not, only one day a year is set aside to celebrate the women who bought life into this world. So with Mother’s Day around the corner on 10 May, here’s a line-up of the fun things to do on the day.

Break a sweat at the Adrienne Hersch Challenge by running a 21.1km, 10km or 5km race. There will even be a smaller Nappy Dash for children under four and loads of healthy snacks on sale throughout the day. It’s held on 10 May at The Randburg Sports Complex. Tickets are from R30. Details: www.entrytime.com

Spend the afternoon soaking up the sunshine and listening to live music at the Kaya FM Mother’s Day Concert at Zoo Lake. Click here to read more.

Take a day trip to the historic diamond village of Cullinan on a gorgeous vintage steam train and relive the golden era of old-time railway travel. There are plenty of cosy café-restaurants or pack a picnic. The train departs from Hermanstad Station, Miechaelson Street, Hermanstad Pretoria at 8am and returns at 5.30pm on 10 May. Booking is essential. Details: Friends of the Rail on 012 767 7913 or visit www.friendsoftherail.com

Indulge in food fit for a rock star at the Hard Rock Café’s Rocking Mother’s Day lunch. Mum will get a complimentary glass of champagne on arrival and get the chance to dive into a delish three course meal. Hard Rock Café, Nelson Mandela Square. Booking is essential. R230 a person. Details: 072 651 2921 or click here.

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