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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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#MyTrail Competition October 2016

How does it work? All you have to do is like the Wildrunner Facebook page, take an awesome photo and post it on our Facebook page before the deadline. Remember to hashtag #MyTrail, tell us a little...
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#AboutTrail Episode 12: Short to Long to XL

Tackling Longer Distances | with Megan Mackenzie Tackling a longer distance, like entering the long courses of the Spur Trail Series® doesn’t have to be as daunting as you think. Elite trail runner,...
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Stop Running on Hard Surfaces and Become a Trail Runner

Nathan Lin explains the benefits of Trail. If your running routine consists of pounding the pavement in urban parks, recreational tracks or even arenas used to hold competitions, you may think that...
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6 Common race day fuelling mistakes

Avoid these blunders and get ready to run at your best. – By Amanda MacMillan Whether you’re running a 5K or a marathon, the food you eat and the fluids you drink on race day can make or break your...
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Run your first 10km

Running doesn't get better than this. The 10K is a classic distance that covers all the bases - it's far enough to test you to the limit without shattering beginners in a way that a longer event can...
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