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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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Carbo-loading is not the same as “eat-as-much-as-you-can”. It is important to select high carbohydrate, low fat foods to ensure the total carbohydrate intake is...

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Global ultra-endurance brand, The Munga, last night announced that it is extending its reach into Trail Running. At last night’s launch of The Munga Trail...

News

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Global ultra-endurance brand, The Munga, last night announced that it is extending its reach into Trail Running. At last night’s launch of The Munga Trail...

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My Road Less Travelled is proud to announce their next trail run in the popular Rabbit Series, at yet another beautiful venue. The Captain...

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The Cape Town Running Company has announced the first of their evening Petzl Wolfpack Trails, confirming Rondebosch Golf Club as the inaugural venue. At 7pm...

Health & Wellness

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Although diagnostic tests are very commonly used in sports injuries, runners totally underutilise it. The value of early diagnosis and treatment is the determining...

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By now if you havent heard the name Llama Bar... well then you have missed out on some serious energy nougat deliciousness! I first...

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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...

Tips, Technique & Safety

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Taking a tumble is one of the most common occurrences in trail running, but there are also a whole bunch of other injuries and...

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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...

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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...

Gear

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Saucony are renowned for their quality road running footwear, the Kinvara must be one of the most popular road running shoes on the market. While...

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While there is a definite movement toward more minimal footwear there is still a time and place for a 'maximal' shoe with enough cushioning...

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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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Be advised - Groenkloof is not very secure there has been a number of incidents. Run is groups and be vigilant.  Groenkloof Nature Reserve is located...

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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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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...

Inspiration

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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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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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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...