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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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Make Running Work for You

Tips for keeping perspective and enjoying a happy, healthy relationship with training, David Roche tells us more. Many of us are crazy. And that is O.K. Running is a grueling, mostly solitary...
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#AboutTrail Episode 11: About the Spur Trail Series

Hear what five Spur Trail Series® runners have to say about the events and why it’s worth signing up and getting involved.             Sure you can head over to the Spur Trail Series® website and...
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Wildrunner is Hiring!

Administration & Events Co-ordinator A junior position as an Administration & Events Co-ordinator has become available as Africa’s leading trail running specialist Wildrunner.  This position...
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Six Hill-Training Secrets All Runners Should Know

Alison Hamlett says "Learn to love hills and you’ll become a stronger athlete."  Hills are hard. That’s why many of us run or ride around – rather than over – them in training. You might even choose...
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How to be the very best second to your ultra-running buddy/partner

By Karoline Hanks Being a second to an ultra-runner is a lot like being a nurse I reckon. There is the same degree of selfless devotion, empathetic care, brow-mopping, close engagement with bodily...
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