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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...

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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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Situated in the east of Pretoria on the Bronberg section of the Magaliesberg mountain range, Hedianga Farm offers an exciting new trail running, mountain...

News

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Event organisers, Wildrunner and Spur Trail Series® title sponsors, Spur Steak Ranches, have combined forces to donate R35,000 to the volunteers who are working...

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Trail runners taking part in the 8th annual AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS the weekend of 11 – 13 March 2016 will stand a...

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Thin air, vertical gain and technical difficulty are terms that skyrunners love to hear – it gets hearts racing. The 2016 Skyrunner® Series will...

Health & Wellness

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Baked, mashed or boiled... large potatoes or baby potatoes... this versatile starchy vegetable provides more energy-rich complex carbohydrates than pasta and is often overlooked...

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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...

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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,...

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

Gear

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Founded in 2003 by Wayne Edy, the Inov-8 brand has grown from strength to strength over the last decade to become one of 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....

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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...

Run This Trail

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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...

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

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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...