News

Quarter of a million for charity

Wildrunner is happy to announce that thanks to you, the runners who take part in our events, we have raised and donated almost R270,000 to various conservation foundations, organisations, social and...
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Batching: How it works

This year, the Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge (JMC) will have batching introduced in an attempt to spread the field out while maintaining the integrity of the event as more people are intoduced to...
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Marloth Mountains test runners to the limit

The first Marloth Mountain Challenge (MMC) took place in Swellendam this weekend in trying conditions as the Swellendam Mountains threw everything they could at participants.  It was a dramatic start...
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Wildrunner and WWF South Africa team up

One of the great joys of trail running is the ability to get outside and enjoy nature in all its glory. We often forget what a privilege it is to be able to run in places where there isn’t any...
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Buff® on the Trail

Widely accepted as standard trail running kit, a Buff® on the head and one on your wrist is how most trail runners do it.  Warming your ears and head in winter, but just as effective in warding off...
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Thank you Friends of Helderberg

One of our favourite races to organise is the Helderberg Mountain Challenge (HMC).  Partly because of the awesome location but also thanks to the amazing support we receive from the Reserve's...
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Rain jacket recommendations

Can anyone recommend a good rain jacket/shell, for example one that kept you dry on this years JMC? I know there are various features to consider (including how waterproof it is, Goretex or not,...
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