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200km through two thousand million years

The Namibia Crossing 2019 There is a lot that can, and has been, said about the Richtersveld. Google the name and see for yourself - the accolades are endless and undeniable. It’s also a tough name...
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Trail Series® FAQ Series

Q1)  It's my first Trail Series®, where will I be running and do I get a medal? The Cape Summer Trail Series has 4 events each at a different venue: 15/01/19 Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden 5....
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UTCT 2018

The Pundits Said What?  The 100km Ultra-trail Cape Town saw disappointment, and some surprises, with three of the men’s race favourites, Rob Krar, Prodigal Khumalo and Ryan Sandes, being forced to...
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Gifts for Trail Runners And a bit of 2019 calendar planning…

Gifts for Trail Runners And a bit of 2019 calendar planning… It’s that time of year again, and we hear you. Malls suck. In fact, the only way to shop in a mall is to have a very specific target list...
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Who to watch at UTCT 2018

With last year’s first and second placed men back to claim the top spot for 2018, and a very strong field of international elite athletes travelling to South Africa for 1 December, the Ultra-trail...
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Fancy yourself as a trail photographer?

South Africa has produced some of the best outdoor lifestyle, sport & nature photographers in the World - just look no further than Kelvin Trautman, Alan van Gysen, Dylan Haskin, Nick Muzik, Jean...
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Run the Wildcoast

As runners, we often talk about the freedom that running brings to our lives. We live for wide open spaces, big skies and those moments where nothing but birdsong filters through the air on a gentle...
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Lion’s Head Closing

One of the grandest ladies of the Cape needs some time out, and we could not agree more. Anyone who has enjoyed the trails of the Lion in recent years will have noticed some alarming erosion of the...
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Heat Running

Summer is coming in HOT which means a change in how we approach our training and racing. Physical activity in hotter temperatures loads the strain on your body and cardiovascular system. As your body...
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Safety First

Every outdoor activity carries inherent risk. As a running community, we are certainly not unaware of the dangers presented by technical terrain, rapid weather changes, unclear paths or exposed...
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