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Monday, July 22, 2019

Trail News

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...

UTCT – Race week next week – what’s on and where to support

Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT) presented by Salomon, which is now part of the Ultra Trail...

UTCT “local” tips for race day

Ultra-trail Cape Town has already established itself as a bucket list race for ultra trail...

Tips, Technique & Safety

The Importance Of Base Training

Through my years of running I have learnt that runners live by the phrase, “Once a...

Some Things Every Trail Runner Should Know

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

Breathing Techniques to Enhance Performance

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

Multi-Day Trail Running Kit List

Running your first multi-day trail running event is daunting on its own, let alone remembering...

Trail Safety – First Aid Kit

Taking a tumble is one of the most common occurrences in trail running, but there...

Health & Wellness

Immunity Declared – Part 2

The jury is still out to find clear evidence on some claimed immune-boosting supplements. There are...

Natural Energy Foods – Potatoes

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

Knee Pain

If you think running uphill will cause knee pain, you’ve got it wrong! Downhill running...

Iron Deficiency Anaemia

Iron deficiency is a common problem for athletes, particularly females. Iron deficiency can impair performance...

Super Simple Ways to Prevent Running Injuries

Whether you are a novice runner or one with years of experience, you must make...