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Safe Drinking Water

As summer returns slowly to our lives with all the beauty and delight of a long-lost lover, our thoughts move to hydration on the trails. Well also late, muggy evenings beneath the stars, beach runs...
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Peace Trail 2018

As a prelude to the IAAF Gold Standard Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, the annual 22km and 12km Peace Trail events take place on the Saturday prior to the 42.2 extravaganza. Managed by Wildrunner, the...
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Wildcoast Wildrun® Records Smashed

It isn’t marketed as a race. As part of the Wildrun® Africa portfolio, it is a three-day boutique running holiday along South Africa’s Wild Coast; a slice of unfenced coastal paradise that traverses...
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When to quit

We’re not designed to quit, us trail runners. If you’ve trained for an ultra then you’ve faced some serious demons on your journey. Runs that begin in the dark, and end many hours later. You’ve...
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A Mountaineer’s View

There has been a lot of chat about compulsory kit lately. In our quest as trail runners to be as light and fast as we can possibly be, it is always worth remembering that the mountains and...
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Following UTMB 2018

It’s here. Monday 27 August to Sunday 2 September 2018. One of the biggest weeks on the global trail running calendar. With solid South African representation and a gathering of some of the world...
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Wildcoast Wildrun® 2018 What Will We See?

With just one month to go, many first-time Wildcoast Wildrunners will be wondering what exactly lies ahead during their three-day boutique running holiday along South Africa’s Wild Coast. The...
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The Rise, and Rise of the Ultra

We’re no slouches when it comes to distance running in South Africa. The Comrades legacy is as deeply ingrained in our country’s tapestry as braaivleis. But it’s without a doubt that, both locally...
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Naked Running Could you do it?

Are we too consumed by the numbers, and over analysis of each split and every bit of vert gained? In a running era where it didn’t happen if it’s not on Strava, what are the possible benefits of...
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Mapungubwe 2018 Part 3 of our 3-part Series

The truth about Banana Nightfighters… Day 3 – 28km The final day of a multi-day event is always bitter sweet. Generally, the body is weary and home beckons. But it means the end of a grand adventure...
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