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What is a waterproof jacket?

Time to get planning for safe winter running. If you have participated in a professionally organised trail running event with a compulsory kit list, then you will have been faced with the “waterproof...
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The Barkley Marathons

“The Race that Eats its Young”… that either turns you right off, or triggers your need to know more. There are documentaries on it, there are rumours, some legends and there may or may not have been...
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The Namibia Crossing

Are you seeking a 2019 escape that will quiet every stress element and shift your world view? 5 days, 200km, two African countries, one ancient mountainous wilderness. Welcome to the Namibia Crossing...
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The Ultimate Trail Trucker

Wildrunner and First Ascent South Africa are teaming up to give you the chance to create the ultimate MCS Trail Trucker. But first, a lesson in what a trucker really is and why they appear on the...
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Take a Hike

We’re letting you in on a little secret… If you are striving to be a better endurance trail runner, hiking might just be the elusive silver bullet. In a recent article  by Outsideonline.com, hiking...
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Earth Hour 2019

The WWF South Africa Earth Hour Adventure proudly sponsored by Virgin Active SA is nearly here! On 30 March this year,  trail runners are invited to connect to our precious planet doing what they...
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Health Investments

In 2019, we are navigating a world driven by progress and tech, design and development. We’re moving at the fastest pace the world has seen, with more information at our finger tips this morning than...
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To Lion, or Not to Lion?

Regular mountain users were encouraged and relieved to receive the news that the iconic Lion’s Head would be closed to all for much needed maintenance between 7 January and 15 February this year....
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Choosing a Training Partner

Running solo certainly has its perks. Your pace, your route, zero distractions and no one to moan if you get a little lost. But for the long haul, adventures are generally best shared. The transition...
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The Environmental Impact of Trail Running

2 in a 3 part Series (to read part one click here) As a trail loving community, we should all be actively looking for ways to reinvest in the outdoor spaces that bring us such joy.   Love Our Trails...
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