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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Trail News

Ragnar Trail South Africa Relay registration dates released

It’s the social, festival-vibe trail running relay event that has created a tribe...

Sandes to run TDS at UTMB

Ryan Sandes will again be returning to the Ultra Trail Mont Blanc Festival...

Sandes heads back to compete in Western States

On Saturday 29 June, ultra-marathon trail runner, Ryan Sandes, will be returning to...

2019 Hout Bay Trail Challenge Race Report

29 March 2019 saw a formidable gathering of South African trail talent take...

Ultra-trail Cape Town: Athletes to watch this Saturday

With last year’s first and second placed men back to claim the top spot for...

Tips, Technique & Safety

Rules Of Engagement

Unbeknownst to most athletes, there is a strict Code of Conduct to adhere to when...

The Art Of Mud Slinging

Living in the highveld, most of our trails are a muddy mess in summer. Slippery...

Breathing Techniques to Enhance Performance

As runners we often overlook simple things such as breathing and posture, which can be...

Barefoot Running, Uncommon Sense?

80% of all runners are injured. This lead Professor Dan Lieberman to do a 4...

Some Things Every Trail Runner Should Know

If you are new to trail running, don’t be intimidated by the sport or what...

Health & Wellness

The Benefits of Trail Running to Speed and Endurance

Trail running seems to have exploded in popularity over the past few years. More and...

Cramps and Stitches

The exact cause of both cramps and stitches are still explored however there are hypotheses...

On-The-Go ENERGY When Hitting The Trails

During trail runs of less than one hour you may not need any extra energy...

Natural Energy Foods – Potatoes

Baked, mashed or boiled... large potatoes or baby potatoes... this versatile starchy vegetable provides more...

Pilates Training For Runners

Pilates is a form of exercise focused on restoring balance in the body and after...