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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...

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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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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...

News

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Approximately 1 000 runners were met with a perfect Cape winter day as they made their way to the Paul Cluver Estate in the...

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After four weeks of trail running fun in Gauteng, the popular Spur Trail Series™ moves to the Western Cape as the Spur Cape Winter...

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Following his recent Comrades 2015 win, Gift Kehele has a new target in sight; to conquer South Africa's iconic Table Mountain by racing the...

Health & Wellness

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Stretching - as runners we know we have to but we rarely do! Although running does not require maximum joint range of motion (ROM),...

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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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Bananas come naturally packaged with fibre, nutrients, antioxidants and loads of energy. They contain vitamins and minerals and are especially high in vitamin B6 that...

Tips, Technique & Safety

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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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Through my years of running I have learnt that runners live by the phrase, “Once a runner, always a runner”. Although this is an admirable motto...

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So you've been trail running for a while, building up valuable calve strength and endurance and now it's time for your first long run....

Gear

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If you combine road and trail running, the Salomon XR Mission might be a good option for you. The Salomon XR Mission is an...

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As the Suunto Quest Running Pack landed on my desk I was greeted with a sleek looking package. The Suunto Quest Running Pack is especially designed for...

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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...

Run This Trail

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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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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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Nestled in the heart of Pretoria East lies one of Pretoria's most exquisite gems, the Moreleta Kloof Nature Reserve. Moreletakloof Nature Reserve – Fast Facts Grading: Moderate Duration:...

Inspiration

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Simple. It’s a word that comes up again and again in conversations between trail runners and is undoubtedly the reason I remain taken with...

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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...