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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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Head Above Water

The reality is, our lives have sped up to a point where many of us feel like we are Dabchicks swimming across a stretch of water; trying desperately to maintain a calm appearance with our legs...
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Trail Running the Golden Years

Age is nothing, attitude is everything. We had the fortunate opportunity to gain some insight into trail running at 70 years plus, through the experiences of one Flip van Schalkwyk. Flip is a local...
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Birding on the Run

There are many, many good reasons to run, and we’re adding birding to the mix. Birding is not a hobby owned entirely by people in long khaki socks, zip-off pants, floppy hats and big boots. In South...
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Running after dark

It’s not just a winter thing, running at sunset is the perfect way to end a steamy summer’s day. The temperatures drop, the air stills and you can tune in to the trails in a completely different way...
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