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Holly's Rescue off Lion's Head

On the 1st January, the mountain community of the Cape pulled together to rescue Holly the pooch after a celebratory New Year’s hike up Lion’s Head turned disastrous when Holly vanished from the busy...
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Plan Your 2018 Trail Running Calendar

They’re coming at you thick and fast! Prep your diary in advance so that you don’t miss out. Our calendar kicks off with the Cape Summer Trail Series®  this Sunday morning, 21 January. Run 6 or 13km...
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Which of the Wildrun® Africa Experiences will You Choose?

The heartbeat of the Wildrun® is exploring and experiencing truly wild places on the run. Be it on the Wild Coast of South Africa, the remote mountains of Lesotho, the geologically and botanically...
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STRENGTH TRAINING FOR TRAIL RUNNERS

The 2018 Edition… Most of us aren’t out there to crack a new FKT record, or to burn a trail all the way to podium. Most of us are on the trail for the freedom, the views, and the epic places that our...
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Wilderness Search and Rescue

One of the great mysteries of life is where the socks go. Is there a secret conversation that happens in sock factories the world over? Do they conspire in their infancy to escape to a happy sock...
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STOCKING FILLERS FOR TRAIL JUNKIES

‘Tis the season to be gifting, and if you have a trail runner in your inner circle, you might be wondering what they still need. Isn’t their gear drawer already overflowing? The short answer is,...
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MOUNTAIN CULTURE

According to the United Nations “almost one billion people live in mountain areas, and over half the human population depends on mountains for water, food and clean energy. Yet mountains are under...
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Follow the Ultra-Trail Cape Town Visiting Elites

It is the day before the highly anticipated Ultra-Trail Cape Town 2017, and the stage is set for an incredible race. With over 50 countries represented across the three distances (100km, 65km and...
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Trail Snakes

Nope, not the crew gunning for podium at races, we’re talking actual snakes on our trails, and what to do if your single track stoke is halted mid-stride by a slithery friend. Hint: don’t do what...
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Rules

It’s a slightly sweeping statement… but there are two kinds of runners; those willing to embrace all the rules set out, and those hell bent on testing their elasticity. Trail running is a globally...
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