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A merger between Pure Adventures, famous for Skyrun, and the founders of Ultra-Trail Cape Town’s Summit Events, will officially bring together a collection of...

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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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It was once believed that Table Mountain was the physical manifestation of the Roman god Janus. This guy was considered to be a gatekeeper;...

News

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The much anticipated second event in the 2016 Skyrunner® Series, and qualifier for the upcoming Skyrunning World Championships in Spain, was held on Saturday...

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The second race in the 2016 Skyrunner® Series kicks off on Saturday with the 42km Ingeli SkyMarathon®, also the qualifying race for this year’s...

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A merger between Pure Adventures, famous for Skyrun, and the founders of Ultra-Trail Cape Town’s Summit Events, will officially bring together a collection of...

Health & Wellness

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We spend a lot of time training our bodies in preparation for race day but time needs to be spent on experimenting with a...

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Recovery after a run is important to help enhance adaptations to training and help to prepare for the next training session. Optimal recovery may...

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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,...

Tips, Technique & Safety

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As runners we often overlook simple things such as breathing and posture, which can be a much cheaper fix than new running gear. Starting...

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Unbeknownst to most athletes, there is a strict Code of Conduct to adhere to when it comes to interacting with your common or garden...

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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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If you have read the article on trail safety  you would know that we recommend taking a light shell jacket with you when trail running. ...

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I know what you might be thinking, and rest assured this isn’t going to be another science lecture or one of those hippie types...

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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...

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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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...

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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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Check out the highlights of the Salomon SkyRun 2014. We cannot wait for the full release. Great job Pure Adventures and White Friday Films!

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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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Once a year in late March, 40 athletes from around the world attempt the Barkley Marathons. It is considered one of the thoughest and...