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20 Instagrammers Trail Runners Should Follow (And why!)

1. Anton Krupicka Why? 125 000 Instagram followers can’t be wrong! AK changed the face of trail running and continues to show us that stepping outside of our comfort zones, and the relentless pursuit...
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About That Waterproof Jacket…

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 jacket” requirement and the resulting debate...
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The 2018 Bos Sport Mountain Challenge Series, amplified by Jaybird

Hosted by Wildrunner, the series is the only one of its kind in South Africa. A tough, pure mountain running series made up of three separate races; the Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge, (JMC), the...
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What is a Whole Food Lifestyle?

Put simply, a whole food eating plan or lifestyle rejects processed food and encourages the consumption of foods that are as close to their natural form as possible. Whole grains replace refined...
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How to Pack Your Pack

There are very few trail runners who don’t geek out a bit over gear. It is a fiercely competitive arena, with manufacturers taking giant leaps in terms of technology and design over the past few...
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More from the No Meat Athletes

In this feature piece, we share advice and recipes from power couple, Jana and Simon de Waal from Stellenbosch. Jana has adopted a completely vegan lifestyle, while Simon follows a vegetarian eating...
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Training for Experiences, Not Events

By David Roche The Wildrun® Africa portfolio of events was built on the understanding that running can be experienced in mind, body and soul, and that the outcome of a race or the kudos of a STRAVA...
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Wildlife of the Richtersveld

From 15 to 19 June this year, a small group of runners will tackle a 110km journey through the ancient arid mountainous landscape of the Richtersveld National Park, South Africa - a World Heritage...
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Keeping it KETO

Next in our series of “What Trail Runners Eat”, Trish Eksteen (39) from Durban North in KZN shares her KETO eating plan. Trish trains predominantly at A.O.T. (Adventure Obstacle Training), at Kloof...
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Trail Runners taking the Lead

The trail community is a pretty special place to hang out. Because our sport takes us in to remote areas and along routes that lend themselves to dangerous situations, we’re good at looking out for...
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