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Gauteng Trail Series 2019 Cancelled

Seasons change, and so must we.   Since our inception in 2007, Wildrunner has maintained a position of unquestionable innovation in the trail running arena. In 2008 we launched the Trail Series® - ...
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Trail vs Road

You know the banter… road runners vs trail runners. Trail runners are hikers, road runners are sheep. Trail runners are too slow for road, road runners aren’t cool enough for trail. Mountain...
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Itchy Feet

Nah, not THAT kind of itchy feet. The kind that inspires wanderlust and updating of the bucket list. The sort of itchy that sends us down a rabbit hole on YouTube, seeking out the ultimate in...
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What is a waterproof jacket?

Time to get planning for safe winter running. If you have participated in a professionally organised trail running event with a compulsory kit list, then you will have been faced with the “waterproof...
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The Barkley Marathons

“The Race that Eats its Young”… that either turns you right off, or triggers your need to know more. There are documentaries on it, there are rumours, some legends and there may or may not have been...
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The Namibia Crossing

Are you seeking a 2019 escape that will quiet every stress element and shift your world view? 5 days, 200km, two African countries, one ancient mountainous wilderness. Welcome to the Namibia Crossing...
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The Ultimate Trail Trucker

Wildrunner and First Ascent South Africa are teaming up to give you the chance to create the ultimate MCS Trail Trucker. But first, a lesson in what a trucker really is and why they appear on the...
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Take a Hike

We’re letting you in on a little secret… If you are striving to be a better endurance trail runner, hiking might just be the elusive silver bullet. In a recent article  by Outsideonline.com, hiking...
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Earth Hour 2019

The WWF South Africa Earth Hour Adventure proudly sponsored by Virgin Active SA is nearly here! On 30 March this year,  trail runners are invited to connect to our precious planet doing what they...
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Health Investments

In 2019, we are navigating a world driven by progress and tech, design and development. We’re moving at the fastest pace the world has seen, with more information at our finger tips this morning than...
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