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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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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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Cradle Mayhem 2012, the stage runners started about an hour before the day runners on the Sunday and at about the 12km mark on...

News

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With less than two weeks before the second Richtersveld Wildrun™ kicks off, anticipation is building for what promises to be a tight race through...

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More than 400 trail runners made their way to the Helderberg Nature Reserve on Sunday as they took on one of the mighty beasts...

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The first two events in the 2015 South African Skyrunner® Series have ticked the boxes of both challenging and gratifying, putting runners and organisers...

Health & Wellness

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Have you ever experienced post-race depression? Training for months on end, weekends filled with plenty of km's, blood, sweat and tears. Immense dedication, anxiety, the build up,...

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Does this sound familiar? It is funny how we all want a good looking buttock, but rarely do we realise its crucial role in...

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Iron deficiency is a common problem for athletes, particularly females. Iron deficiency can impair performance due to a decreased delivery of oxygen to the...

Tips, Technique & Safety

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Being an avid trail runner, you tend to find yourself in relatively remote places and mostly on your own at that. In part one of...

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80% of all runners are injured. This lead Professor Dan Lieberman to do a 4 year Harvard research that proved that heel strikers are...

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Running your first multi-day trail running event is daunting on its own, let alone remembering all the gear/essentials that needs to be packed for...

Gear

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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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The K-Way Nona is a women's specific moisture manager top and very much a functional trail running garment. When I first laid eyes on the...

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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....

Run This Trail

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Faerie Glen Nature Reserve was part of the farm Hartbeespoort which belonged to Mr H Struben. On old aerial photographs it is clearly visible...

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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...

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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...

Inspiration

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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...

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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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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,...