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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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Global ultra-endurance brand, The Munga, last night announced that it is extending its reach into Trail Running. At last night’s launch of The Munga Trail...

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It was once believed that Table Mountain was the physical manifestation of the Roman god Janus. This guy was considered to be a gatekeeper;...

News

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On Saturday the 26th November 2016, Lesotho Ultra Trail is expecting its largest field on the start line as it enters its fourth year,...

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Underberg - Entries have opened for the inaugural Ultra Trail Drakensberg, a 100km trail running challenge that will form part of a festival of...

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Records crashed on the extreme, technical skyrunning trails of the Marloth Mountain Challenge (MMC) Ultra held in Swellendam on 24 September, with top runners...

Health & Wellness

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The ultimate running fuel, honey's natural unrefined sugars are easily absorbed by the body. These simple carbohydrates are a great source of energy and...

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Core training is a term widely used, but poorly understood. Our core consists of a group of muscles building a bridge between the upper...

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At some point in every runner's career there comes a time when you are limited by pain. Whether it be a small niggle or...

Tips, Technique & Safety

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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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You are a trail runner right? Bad news is that you’re going to take a tumble on a trail, its inevitable. Falling on a...

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Trail running serves as one of the best ways to escape the rush of city life and forget about our everyday responsibilities. Most trails...

Gear

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Christmas is not just about giving and receiving gifts, but let’s face it, there’s nothing better than receiving that item of gear that you...

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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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Trekking poles and trail running aren't really synonymous with each other yet... they are called trekking poles and not running poles after all! Traditionally...

Run This Trail

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We challenge you to a scramble up Renosterkop in the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve. Situated in the centre of the Moreleta River system in Pretoria...

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Nestled at the "Gateway" to the Northern Drakensberg, on a private estate, Berghouse and Cottages offers self-catering accommodation for the avid trail runner and outdoor...

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Wolwespruit Trail Park is situated in the heart of Pretoria East right next to the N1 highway. The park is named after the spruit that...

Inspiration

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I came up with this cockamamie idea of running my first ultra right at the end of March, and in April started running again...

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That moment when you realise your passion has become an uphill battle... what do you do? Now if you know the Run Trail team... we like uphill battles,...

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Simple. It’s a word that comes up again and again in conversations between trail runners and is undoubtedly the reason I remain taken with...