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Winter Running Tips

The hardest part about running in winter is getting out the front door. Once you’ve conquered that hurdle, the rest is easy(ish). Here are our top 5 tips on how to turn the chilly months in to your...
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A Wild Holiday

Need to get away for a while? 2018 has been full on and “flat out”, as they say in the Eastern Cape. The good news is that we still have a few spots open on the ultimate three-day boutique running...
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Trail TV

Winter vibes. Nothing better than hitting the trails in a bit of wind, rain and chilly temps, and following that up with a hot shower, good food and some couch time. As trail runners, we need to make...
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Music and Running

While it works for many of us, music isn’t for every runner. Some might find it a distraction, certain races prohibit headphone use and safety is a consideration as music can shut out nearby noises...
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Safari on the Run: Mapungubwe Wildrun 2018

First in a 3-part Series The promise was clear; 3 days, 3 African countries, 92km. The website went on to say, “From the ancient Mapungubwe citadel in South Africa, to the rolling savannah of...
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From Road to Trail

  When, where, and how to get there! Road running in South Africa remains one of our favourite sports, for many reasons. It is relatively affordable, accessible and the legacy of races such as the...
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Wound Care on the Trails

First in a series of “know when to panic!” advice pieces. You carry all your compulsory kit, but do you know how and when to use it? We aren’t always able to keep our feet rubber side down, so here...
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Faster with Age

Like a good wine, plenty humans improve with age. With more time to train, and often a deeper appreciation of physical fitness, the masters-and-beyond category has increased in size and speed at...
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Trail Runners Leading the Way

Goldilocks and the Bear You might have seen these two at a few prominent sporting events recently. One in a bear suit, the other in a blue dress and long blonde plaits. Usually, the characters...
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WARNING: UNREST EXPECTED IN THE JONKERSHOEK VALLEY THIS WEEKEND

Yesterday, in an events permit meeting chaired by Colonel Conradie of the Stellenbosch Municipality, the Wildrunner team was alerted to a resurgence in unrest activity in the Jonkershoek Valley. ...
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