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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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First in our series of “Coach Knows” features.

Allan is a familiar face on both trail and tar in the Cape. Former founder and Chairman of Hout Bay Harriers, he is currently the Chairman of Wild Runner Athletic Club as well as Trail Running...
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Mom’s the Word

In 1865, William Ross Wallace wrote a frequently quoted poem called “The Hand that Rocks the Cradle is the Hand that Rules the World”. As far back as the memory of humanity serves, motherhood has...
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Kilian Jornet takes it up another notch

A little while ago, professional trail and adventure racer Emma Roca came to South Africa. She gave a talk at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa. At the time, Emma was about to complete her...
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Compulsory mountain running equipment

There is always one… some dude that ran hours of trail in the late 80s in a pair of polly shorts with nothing more than a melted Bar-One in his back pocket and a neckerchief from his grandfather that...
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Couples that Run

Have you found your single-track soulmate? There is a lot to be said for a shared love of sweaty running kit and race goals, but it’s not all running romance and finish line high fives out there. We...
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