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STOCKING FILLERS FOR TRAIL JUNKIES

‘Tis the season to be gifting, and if you have a trail runner in your inner circle, you might be wondering what they still need. Isn’t their gear drawer already overflowing? The short answer is,...
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MOUNTAIN CULTURE

According to the United Nations “almost one billion people live in mountain areas, and over half the human population depends on mountains for water, food and clean energy. Yet mountains are under...
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Follow the Ultra-Trail Cape Town Visiting Elites

It is the day before the highly anticipated Ultra-Trail Cape Town 2017, and the stage is set for an incredible race. With over 50 countries represented across the three distances (100km, 65km and...
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Trail Snakes

Nope, not the crew gunning for podium at races, we’re talking actual snakes on our trails, and what to do if your single track stoke is halted mid-stride by a slithery friend. Hint: don’t do what...
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Rules

It’s a slightly sweeping statement… but there are two kinds of runners; those willing to embrace all the rules set out, and those hell bent on testing their elasticity. Trail running is a globally...
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The Race That Changed Me

First in our Four-Part Series By Kim Walker There is nothing quite like stepping up to the kind of physical challenge that takes you out of your comfort zone. We walk away from the finish line of a...
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Wildrunner Event Manager position available!

Wildrunner is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join a small and dedicated team, at the fore-front of trail running in Southern Africa. Job Title: Event Manager Job...
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Do Sleep Monsters Bite?

The 100-miler concept is no longer foreign to South African trail runners. We have a few local options to race this kind of distance, and we’re using some tough, shorter races at home to qualify for...
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#WildcoastWildrun2017 #MyExperience

By Marelise Retief I recently had the privilege of participating in the 2017 Wildcoast Wildrun®. Being a road and cross country specialist I never ever even thought of running a stage race let alone...
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Are We Drinking Too Much?

The issue of plastic waste at South African road running events has reached boiling point, prompting the gathering of a powerful group of stakeholders at the Sports Science Institute on 1 September....
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