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The twelve essential training blocks

Training programs - there are thousands of them.  There is seemingly, however, a common thread that runs between them all. David Spence was one of South Africa's leading coaches who Owen had the...
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Wildrunner Event Manager Position open

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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WILDRUNNER LAUNCHED FIRST EVER UNDERWATER MULTI DAY 'TRAIL SCUBATHON'

Wildrunner,  in association with the Underwater Athletics Scuba Club in the Maldives, has opened entries for the worlds first underwater multi-day trail scubathon... And if you believe this you will...
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Benefit of road training for trail

Original article by Jenny Hadfield on Runnersworld.com  If you want to run the trails just a little faster, training on both road and trail is key. Trainer Jenny Hadfield describes how a proper...
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Want to run fast? Learn to run easy.

Thinking of picking up the pace but feeling tired all the time? Perhaps you are losing motivation due to the stresses and impact of speed training? This article is sure to make you smile as now you...
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Downhill Running Tips from Doug Hay

Doug Hay takes a look at how to improve your downhill running style, and thus your speed, in “The Trail Runner’s Guide to Fast Downhill Running” The Lost Art of Downhill Running As runners we talk a...
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The Barefoot Benefit - David Roche

“Running exclusively barefoot or in "barefoot" shoes can actually make some runners slower, especially on downhill’s or technical surfaces.  That doesn't mean you should never run barefoot. In ...
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Get to the top faster!

You are either climbing lover or a climbing hater and if you’re the latter, you’re going to have to learn to love it, because climbing and mountains are fundamental parts of trail running. Wildrunner...
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Race your best with Periodization, by Alex Kurt

Many of us race too often to race well. Sage Canaday explains why, and how you can structure your training to maximize your trail and ultra race results.The following is a excerpt from an article...
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Trail Running for Beginners by Jeff Galloway

Many people find that the transition from road running to trail running is not as easy as it might seem. This brings to light that technique could be a crucial element when it comes to becoming a...
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