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Get Better at Uphill Running

 “Trail running with an aversion to climbing is like surfing with a fear of being underwater. Yeah, you might be able to avoid it for a bit, but eventually you’ll find yourself in way over your head...
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10 Great Reasons to Include Your Kids on Your Next Trail Run

Think they’re too young to understand the importance of lessons learned while trail running? Bring the kids to your next trail event and see what happens to all of you! Children learn from their...
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Lack of time in not an excuse

5 time-management lessons for runners “If something matters enough to you, you can usually find time for it.” The general population uses the excuse “I Don’t have time” as an excuse for everything,...
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Downhill and Technical Running

“THERE’S NO GREATER BUZZ IN RUNNING THAN NAILING A DOWNHILL. IT’S YOU VERSUS THE TERRAIN. TO WIN THAT BATTLE FEELS AMAZING!” Tom Addison from Inov-8 has 10 top tips for faster downhill running. “...
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The week after the race

After a big race no one feels like walking let alone training or stretching but something has to be done. The question is what? Mark Eller from Competitor.com has some suggestions for non-running...
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For those new to Trail

Trails are tough but that’s why we love them. There are plenty reasons why trail running will benefit a road runner – improved strength, balance and stamina but arguably the best reason is that they...
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LSD - The Runners Drug: Long, Slow Distance

Most runners get this wrong – take a read and re-think how you do your LSDArticle by Coach Chris Bruwer The long, slow distance (LSD) run is the cornerstone of any long distance runner’s training...
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STATEMENT ON TRAIL RUNNING

07 October 2016 - STATEMENT ON TRAIL RUNNING The matter of the IAU World Trail Running Championships is currently the topic of discussion and Athletics South Africa has taken note that there is some...
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10 Top Tips for Multistage and Multi-Day Racing

Article written by Ian Corless for IanCorless.org Running is running yes? Anyone can do it! Well I guess the answer is yes. However, variables come in to play. Running is broken down into many...
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Become a Faster Runner Without Running a Step

Mark Eller from Competitor.com has some helpful tips to improve your speed without running more.  Runners are a hardworking lot, so the promise of “free speed” often strikes us as empty, and maybe...
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