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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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Pure Adventures team; Mike de Haast and Adrian Saffy have officially added a new element to the ‘Skyrun’ family! The NEW 42km Skyrun Marathon...
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Once a year in late March, 40 athletes from around the world attempt the Barkley Marathons. It is considered one of the thoughest and...

News

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Pure Adventures team; Mike de Haast and Adrian Saffy have officially added a new element to the ‘Skyrun’ family! The NEW 42km Skyrun Marathon...

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After two years the Richtersveld Wildrun™ has become known as one of the toughest, most scenic and unique trail running stage race events on...

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The final race of the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ was a dramatic affair as approximately 800 runners were challenged with gale force winds...

Health & Wellness

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Training logs often just consist of the amount of kilometers run per week or month and very seldom make provision for strengthening and flexibility work. As runners,...

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Ice and heat therapy can be of great benefit if used correctly... many athletes however, do not use it correctly or sometimes even not...

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Caffeine is a substance found naturally in a variety of plants and is regularly consumed by more than 90% of humans. Caffeine is also...

Tips, Technique & Safety

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If you are new to trail running, don’t be intimidated by the sport or what others tell you. Trail running is the best form...

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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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Unbeknownst to most athletes, there is a strict Code of Conduct to adhere to when it comes to interacting with your common or garden...

Gear

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Gear performs at its best when you don't actually notice it being there at all. The Rudy Project Rydon ImpactX Photochromic sunglasses certainly fit...

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Many trail runners are starting to switch over to minimal zero drop trail running shoes from the normal 12 mm drop trail running shoes....

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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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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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Groenkloof Nature Reserve is located near the famous Fountains Valley. This valley on the southern outskirts of Pretoria was proclaimed a game sanctuary by...

Inspiration

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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...

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So I received a strange email during the week... Will a beard make me run fast? At first I thought ha ha very funny....

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In my last post (“The Art of Bipedal Travel”) I alluded to having a “project”. Now, climbers are well versed in the concept of...