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Covid-19 impact on Wildrunner events

Late last night most of us witnessed our President declaring a state of emergency in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic that is spreading like a wildfire throughout the world.  With this...
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What I wish I knew about Trail Running

What I Wish They Had Told Me Words by Kim Stephens Crossing over to trail from road running, or taking up trail running as a brand new hobby can take some adjustments, and there are surprises beyond...
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Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge 2020

Hosted by Wildrunner, the BOS Sport Mountain Challenge 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...
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Cross training for Trail Runners

We all KNOW we should be doing it, and it feels like everyone else IS, but what exactly is IT and where do we start? The hills are alive with misinformation, hype and training trends, so we took our...
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Race Rituals

Runners share… a lot. We share long journeys on the trails, we share life stories, toilet breaks, emergency medical gear and, at a push, we’ll share our secret refuges or lesser known trails. But we...
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Why Trail Running is like Rock ‘n Roll

Rock ‘n Roll originated and evolved in the US during the late 1940s and early 1950s. It was ostensibly a hot melting pot of gospel, jump blues, jazz, rhythm & blues and country music. It was pre-...
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Running highlights of 2019

There are years that come along and redefine certain arenas; 2019 was one for the running books. Here is a look back at a handful of the utterly memorable moments, plot twists, triumphs and tragedies...
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Gifts for your trail mates

Ah the trail runner… an undeniably simple being, motivated simply by wide open spaces, natural environments and the pursuit of experiences over worldly goods. They choose mountains, they choose...
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Summer Trail Tips

Our summer trails are alive with epic displays of flora, and teeming with bird and insect life. With sunrise around 5am in peak season, we have more hours to spend racking up the miles in our trail...
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Rusty's Rescue

On Friday 9 December, Cape Town resident and mountain runner, Hugh Hacking, took one of those calls that every dog owner dreads. He stepped out of a meeting to receive the news from his wife, Jess,...
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