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Race Rituals

Runners share… a lot. We share long journeys on the trails, we share life stories, toilet breaks, emergency medical gear and, at a push, we’ll share our secret refuges or lesser known trails. But we...
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Why Trail Running is like Rock ‘n Roll

Rock ‘n Roll originated and evolved in the US during the late 1940s and early 1950s. It was ostensibly a hot melting pot of gospel, jump blues, jazz, rhythm & blues and country music. It was pre-...
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Running highlights of 2019

There are years that come along and redefine certain arenas; 2019 was one for the running books. Here is a look back at a handful of the utterly memorable moments, plot twists, triumphs and tragedies...
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Gifts for your trail mates

Ah the trail runner… an undeniably simple being, motivated simply by wide open spaces, natural environments and the pursuit of experiences over worldly goods. They choose mountains, they choose...
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Summer Trail Tips

Our summer trails are alive with epic displays of flora, and teeming with bird and insect life. With sunrise around 5am in peak season, we have more hours to spend racking up the miles in our trail...
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Rusty's Rescue

On Friday 9 December, Cape Town resident and mountain runner, Hugh Hacking, took one of those calls that every dog owner dreads. He stepped out of a meeting to receive the news from his wife, Jess,...
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UTCT 2019 Wrap

Women’s Record Smashed at Ultra-trail Cape Town    On 1 December, the 100km Ultra-Trail Cape Town presented by Salomon (UTCT), was dominated by the international contingent in the mens and the womens...
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UTCT LOCAL FOCUS

With just 2 weeks to go until Ultra-Trail Cape Town 2019, plenty of eyes are on announcements of international elites lining up to tackle the 100km event. It’s no secret that Courtney Dauwalter is...
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Big Match Temperament

Big Match Temperament… a term thrown about by sports commentators and writers the world over. In essence, it is the innate or learned ability not to choke under pressure.  Often, it is the difference...
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SUMMER BUZZING

Summer is here, and our beloved trails are alive with floral beauty, and a myriad of insects. While we are out there soaking it all up, it is worth remembering that some of our creepy crawly friends...
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