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Handheld water bottles are cool, they work perfectly for those trail runs where you just go long enough to need a drink but not...

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In December, Lisa de Speville, founder and director of AdventureLisa's Forest Run moved to Parys. After a lovely lunch at the Old Imperial Inn...

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Carbo-loading is not the same as “eat-as-much-as-you-can”. It is important to select high carbohydrate, low fat foods to ensure the total carbohydrate intake is...

News

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A merger between Pure Adventures, famous for Skyrun, and the founders of Ultra-Trail Cape Town’s Summit Events, will officially bring together a collection of...

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In December, Lisa de Speville, founder and director of AdventureLisa's Forest Run moved to Parys. After a lovely lunch at the Old Imperial Inn...

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Hosted by Pure Adventures, the race took place from 19 to 21 March 2016. A tough, multi-sport challenge over terrain that is as beautiful...

Health & Wellness

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Ostrich meat is lean, tasty and a free range red meat that contains many health properties. It is the ideal choice for the runner...

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Any runner who ever tried to increase mileage too soon will be familiar with the feeling of aching shins. “Shin splints” is only the layman's...

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With the large amounts of popular “diets” available, the metabolic diet is currently in the spotlight. But what is it and what do the...

Tips, Technique & Safety

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Repeat after me, the mountain is your friend. Treat your friend with respect and the benefits will be endless! Many runners dread going up hills,...

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How hard should we push, how hard is too hard? This is quite a difficult topic, we are all competitors but at some point...

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Through my years of running I have learnt that runners live by the phrase, “Once a runner, always a runner”. Although this is an admirable motto...

Gear

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Saucony are renowned for their quality road running footwear, the Kinvara must be one of the most popular road running shoes on the market. While...

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Being fortunate enough to own three Garmin sports devices I was very excited when I first heard of the new Garmin fēnix™ and even more...

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I know what you might be thinking, and rest assured this isn’t going to be another science lecture or one of those hippie types...

Run This Trail

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Ezemvelo Nature Reserve is situated just north of Bronkhorstspruit on the border between the Gauteng and Mpumalanga. Ezemvelo Nature Reserve is one of the biggest unspoilt grasslands in...

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Situated in the east of Pretoria on the Bronberg section of the Magaliesberg mountain range, Hedianga Farm offers an exciting new trail running, mountain...

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Be advised - Groenkloof is not very secure there has been a number of incidents. Run is groups and be vigilant.  Groenkloof Nature Reserve is located...

Inspiration

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“Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.” Edward Abbey As runners we ask a lot of our bodies - especially...

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Check out the highlights of the Salomon SkyRun 2014. We cannot wait for the full release. Great job Pure Adventures and White Friday Films!

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Some of my fondest memories as a child was our weekend outings in the Moreletaspruit. No fear, no effort, just hours of fun exploring the spruit every...