Team Keyhealth Jabberwock on the moonscapes of Ladakh. Photo Terence Vrugtman/

Getting High in India

Ruan van der Merwe was thrown in the deep end at India’s first-ever adventure race: the Himalayan Challenge. With team Keyhealth Jabberwock, he battled altitude, inexperienced organisers, and some hardcore local teams for an excellent result. Since this was the first adventure race held in India, all competitors were all in for a huge learning curve.

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    Trail Camp, Injisuthi-Mafadi Peak

    March 31, 2017 – April 2, 2017

    You’re invited to join the TRAIL magazine team at our next Mountain Camp in the Drakensberg from 31 March to 2 April 2017. Mountain Camp […]

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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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