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Rules

It’s a slightly sweeping statement… but there are two kinds of runners; those willing to embrace all the rules set out, and those hell bent on testing their elasticity. Trail running is a globally...
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The Race That Changed Me

First in our Four-Part Series By Kim Walker There is nothing quite like stepping up to the kind of physical challenge that takes you out of your comfort zone. We walk away from the finish line of a...
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Wildrunner Event Manager position available!

Wildrunner is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join a small and dedicated team, at the fore-front of trail running in Southern Africa. Job Title: Event Manager Job...
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Do Sleep Monsters Bite?

The 100-miler concept is no longer foreign to South African trail runners. We have a few local options to race this kind of distance, and we’re using some tough, shorter races at home to qualify for...
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#WildcoastWildrun2017 #MyExperience

By Marelise Retief I recently had the privilege of participating in the 2017 Wildcoast Wildrun®. Being a road and cross country specialist I never ever even thought of running a stage race let alone...
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Are We Drinking Too Much?

The issue of plastic waste at South African road running events has reached boiling point, prompting the gathering of a powerful group of stakeholders at the Sports Science Institute on 1 September....
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PeeWee Domination

Let the Kids Run Free In celebrating ten years of hosting you all at the Spur Trail Series® we continue to offer free entry to children 10 years of age or under, provided they are pre-registered for...
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Meg Mackenzie

The third inspirational coach featured in our “Coach Knows” series. Standby for a total overhaul of what you thought was holding you back! Meg is a proudly South African trail runner, with a...
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Mapungubwe Wildrun® 2018 Entries Opening

As one of the unique wilderness running experiences within the Wildrun® portfolio, Mapungubwe encompasses three days and three African countries in one primal running experience from 09 - 13 May 2018...
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Next in our series of “Coach Knows”

David Roche David Roche is a successful coach based in the US. We came across his coaching philosophy through local trail star Meg Mackenzie, who is one of the champs on his books right now and a...
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