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Birding on the Run

There are many, many good reasons to run, and we’re adding birding to the mix. Birding is not a hobby owned entirely by people in long khaki socks, zip-off pants, floppy hats and big boots. In South...
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Running after dark

It’s not just a winter thing, running at sunset is the perfect way to end a steamy summer’s day. The temperatures drop, the air stills and you can tune in to the trails in a completely different way...
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The Namibia Crossing

5 days, 200km, two African countries, one ancient mountainous wilderness. Welcome to the Namibia Crossing 2019; this is a Wildrun® Africa experience that will test you, and take you to places so far...
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Chafe Hacks

You are a runner, so you know chafe… If you’ve run anything more than 5km with badly fitted shorts. If you’ve ever worn a sports bra. If you have thighs that even vaguely meet in the middle. If you...
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Run Africa

The Wildrun® Africa portfolio of running events offers true submersion in to some of the continent’s finest landscapes. From the beaches of Transkei to the open plains of Zimbabwe, there is nothing...
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Safe Drinking Water

As summer returns slowly to our lives with all the beauty and delight of a long-lost lover, our thoughts move to hydration on the trails. Well also late, muggy evenings beneath the stars, beach runs...
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Peace Trail 2018

As a prelude to the IAAF Gold Standard Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, the annual 22km and 12km Peace Trail events take place on the Saturday prior to the 42.2 extravaganza. Managed by Wildrunner, the...
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Wildcoast Wildrun® Records Smashed

It isn’t marketed as a race. As part of the Wildrun® Africa portfolio, it is a three-day boutique running holiday along South Africa’s Wild Coast; a slice of unfenced coastal paradise that traverses...
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When to quit

We’re not designed to quit, us trail runners. If you’ve trained for an ultra then you’ve faced some serious demons on your journey. Runs that begin in the dark, and end many hours later. You’ve...
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A Mountaineer’s View

There has been a lot of chat about compulsory kit lately. In our quest as trail runners to be as light and fast as we can possibly be, it is always worth remembering that the mountains and...
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