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Trekking is the decider in adventure racing

Trekking is one of adventure racing’s foundation disciplines and arguably is the one that should be given the highest respect. Strengthening your feet, doing the endurance training for the demands of trekking and developing strong navigation skills are key to successful trekking – whether the stage takes two or 36 hours. All three elements should be trained and trained again. As adventure racing legend Ian Adamson says in his book, Runner’s World Guide to Adventure […]

Crewdson Non-Stop Wartrail 2015

Non-Stop Wartrail Cocktail Recipe

Jess Crewdson and her father, Chris, participated in the 65km Skyrun, 130 km mountain bike, 65km canoe paddle Non-Stop Wartrail together on 22 and 23 […]
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Win Camelbak and Salomon with TRAIL mag

You could be one of seven TRAIL magazine readers to win a CamelBak or Salomon product from March through May. It’s an online competition that […]


Molweni Trail Run 2015

Molweni Trail Run 2015

May 2, 2015 – May 3, 2015

Find your freedom at Molweni on 2 & 3 May 2015. Our connection with nature is immutable. No-one can dispute the incredible thrill of experiencing the […]

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    Fernskloof Trail Run 2015

    June 13, 2015 – June 22, 2015

    The third Fernskloof Trail Run offers flat runnable sections, steep climbs with great views, leafy jungle, technical hands-on sections, and 92% singletrack!

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    AJ Calitz Platteklip Challenge Gorge 2014

    Defying gravity and fatigue at Platteklip Charity Challenge

    This Saturday, Table Mountain’s Platteklip Gorge will see trains of runners attempting multiple ascents of the 800 double-size steps at the annual K-Way Platteklip Charity Challenge. The participants have around 11 hours, from sunrise to sunset, to get in as many laps as possible; a thigh-busting challenge that has been dominated in recent years by K-Way athlete AJ Calitz.   Calitz first took on the Challenge in 2012. He won and set a new course […]

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    Alistair Brownlee debuts 2015 at Discovery Cape World Triathlon

    His brother Jonathan is the in-form athlete in the World Triathlon Series at present, but in his absence, older brother Alistair Brownlee will be flying […]
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    Murray takes Gold at Triathlon World Cup

    Despite a 10 second penalty South Africa’s Richard Murray won his first ever Triathlon World Cup when he took top spot on the winners’ podium […]

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