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Families that Play Together!

Over the next few weeks, we’ll feature families that get out on to the trails together. We’ve got stories on twins who tussle at the sharp end, father daughter combos, mothers who let their little...
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Is Alcohol Negatively Affecting your Running?

It is a bit of a thing in the trail community, the post run beer. But is your alcohol consumption, albeit moderate, having an effect on your running performance? In an article by Trail Runner...
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Trail Dawgs

There are a few of them around. Trail dogs so cool that they have their own Instagram accounts. Running with a loyal pooch has become a popular weekend activity for many South Africans. Let’s face it...
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Ten Years of Wildcoast Wildrun®

Entries for the 10th edition of the Wildcoast Wildrun® are OPEN! Want to know more? There is no one else out there with more to say about this event than Martin Stewart.  Martin is coming back for...
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Holly's Rescue off Lion's Head

On the 1st January, the mountain community of the Cape pulled together to rescue Holly the pooch after a celebratory New Year’s hike up Lion’s Head turned disastrous when Holly vanished from the busy...
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Plan Your 2018 Trail Running Calendar

They’re coming at you thick and fast! Prep your diary in advance so that you don’t miss out. Our calendar kicks off with the Cape Summer Trail Series®  this Sunday morning, 21 January. Run 6 or 13km...
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Which of the Wildrun® Africa Experiences will You Choose?

The heartbeat of the Wildrun® is exploring and experiencing truly wild places on the run. Be it on the Wild Coast of South Africa, the remote mountains of Lesotho, the geologically and botanically...
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STRENGTH TRAINING FOR TRAIL RUNNERS

The 2018 Edition… Most of us aren’t out there to crack a new FKT record, or to burn a trail all the way to podium. Most of us are on the trail for the freedom, the views, and the epic places that our...
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Wilderness Search and Rescue

One of the great mysteries of life is where the socks go. Is there a secret conversation that happens in sock factories the world over? Do they conspire in their infancy to escape to a happy sock...
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STOCKING FILLERS FOR TRAIL JUNKIES

‘Tis the season to be gifting, and if you have a trail runner in your inner circle, you might be wondering what they still need. Isn’t their gear drawer already overflowing? The short answer is,...
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