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endurance sport, Table Mountain, South Africa, cycling, mountain biking

Endurance sport can change South Africa

The power of endurance sports is often overlooked in a nation obsessed with soccer, rugby and cricket. Many sport fanatics can repeat Nelson Mandela’s quote about the power of sport with their eyes closed:  Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that  little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope […]

Red Bull Defiance, adventure race, trekking, start adventure racing

Start adventure racing

Adventure racing is ultimate race of human endurance. Teams of four athletes race non-stop, day and night, through courses up to 800km in length. Each […]
The Haywire Haeart, overtraining, heart problems, endurance athletes

The Haywire Heart- how too much exercise can kill you

This article is an excerpt from The Haywire Heart, the first book to explore heart conditions in athletes. Based on the studies of Dr John […]

Events

Trail Camp Mafadi 31Mar-2Apr2017

Trail Camp, Rhino Peak

March 31, 2017 – April 2, 2017

Mountain Camp 2017 You’re invited to join the TRAIL magazine team running up and down Rhino Peak (3,050m) at our next Mountain Camp in the […]

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    Gauteng Trail Clinic with TRAIL magazine

    July 29, 2017 – July 30, 2017

    Fun, powerful, practical trail running clinics in South Africa to improve your training, nutrition, gear, technique, and strength. Learn from top runners.

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    News

    #GOGREEN, go green, Wildlands, Old Mutual, Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon

    Endurance events to #GOGREEN

    Old Mutual has teamed up with Wildlands to upcycle the dreaded water sachets and paper cups that are left behind (and blown by the wind) after the OMTOM into “green” desks for underprivileged school children.

    The X-Berg Challenge 2017: run, mountain bike and paraglide

    The annual X-Berg Challenge is a unique multi-day adventure race that took place in the Drakensberg from 2-4 March 2017. Attracting only the toughest athletes with exceptional durability and […]
    Mudman Hermannsburg 2017 results

    Mudman Hermannsburg 2017 results

    Congrats to everyone who took part in the 2017 Mudman Hermannsburg on 2 February. Also view images of some of the competitors on our Facebook […]

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