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Meet our Coach

Introducing one of our new panel of experts, professional coach Ian Waddell. As Wildrunner Weekly evolves over the next few weeks (watch this space!) we’ll be introducing a panel of experts who will...
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Hypothermia, How to prevent it, spot it, and treat it.

Winter on the trails will result in added exposure to the elements, and weather conditions can change rapidly. Hypothermia is a scary word bandied about regularly by mountain runners and race...
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Trail Shoe Trends

The endless debate on trail running forums the world over… Which shoe, is for you? It is not as simple as matching the colours with your favourite kit. Whether you are new to trail, or a seasoned pro...
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Winter Running Tips

The hardest part about running in winter is getting out the front door. Once you’ve conquered that hurdle, the rest is easy(ish). Here are our top 5 tips on how to turn the chilly months in to your...
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A Wild Holiday

Need to get away for a while? 2018 has been full on and “flat out”, as they say in the Eastern Cape. The good news is that we still have a few spots open on the ultimate three-day boutique running...
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Trail TV

Winter vibes. Nothing better than hitting the trails in a bit of wind, rain and chilly temps, and following that up with a hot shower, good food and some couch time. As trail runners, we need to make...
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Music and Running

While it works for many of us, music isn’t for every runner. Some might find it a distraction, certain races prohibit headphone use and safety is a consideration as music can shut out nearby noises...
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Safari on the Run: Mapungubwe Wildrun 2018

First in a 3-part Series The promise was clear; 3 days, 3 African countries, 92km. The website went on to say, “From the ancient Mapungubwe citadel in South Africa, to the rolling savannah of...
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From Road to Trail

  When, where, and how to get there! Road running in South Africa remains one of our favourite sports, for many reasons. It is relatively affordable, accessible and the legacy of races such as the...
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Wound Care on the Trails

First in a series of “know when to panic!” advice pieces. You carry all your compulsory kit, but do you know how and when to use it? We aren’t always able to keep our feet rubber side down, so here...
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