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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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Mudman Hermannsburg 2017

February 4, 2017

Mudman is an off-road multi-sport event with running, swimming or canoeing, and cycling events, held in scenic surroundings in a spirit of fun. The very first Mudman in KZN was held at Hermannsburg in 1999.

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Cape Trail Clinic 2016

November 5, 2016 – November 6, 2016

If you are looking for a fun and practical way to improve your trail running experience and want advice on training, nutrition, gear, guaranteetechnique, and everything in between, TRAIL magazine is here to help you grow with its second Cape Trail Clinic on 5 and 6 November 2016, at Coetzenburg in Stellenbosch.

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LoveTrail White Mountain

October 1, 2016

While you’re at the chilled and wonderful White Mountain Acoustic Music Festival (you’ll need separate tickets), explore much further afield with LoveTrail White Mountain! Aside […]

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Mountain Camp: Giant’s Cup Trail & Rhino Peak

August 6, 2016 – August 8, 2016

Drakensberg Mountain Camp Develop your trail running skills, speed, and stamina, while experiencing seemingly endless singletrack trails, wildlife, scenery, and making new friends at TRAIL […]

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Cost (Rand): 3695
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Racing Madagascar 2016

July 19, 2016 – July 24, 2016

The debut Racing Madagascar is an annual 155km six-day trail running stage race from 19-24 July 2016 that is aimed at trail enthusiasts looking for an endurance challenge in a unique part of our planet, and also wanting to balance their adventure with a socio-environmental component.

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Hermannsburg Mudman 6 Feb 2016

February 6, 2016

So… what’s this Mudman thing all about? Mudman is an off-road multi-sport event with running, swimming or canoeing, and cycling events, held in scenic surroundings […]

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Rockman X-Triathlon & Duathlon 2015

December 6, 2015

The ultimate triathlon and duathlon off-road events Enter now and get your free Rockman gear and a chance to win a Merida MTB worth R20,000! […]

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Maqhwe Mfula 2015

November 8, 2015

The Maqhwe Mfula is an invitation to multi-sport athletes to come and play in the backyard of the Zulu Chiefs on 8 November 2015!

Harrismith Mountain Race 2015

October 17, 2015

Every October, an extremely challenging 15km trail race takes place up Platberg (‘Flat Mountain’) in Harrismith. The route climbs approximately 600m in 5km to the summit of Platberg (2,377m). This race is the oldest in South Africa, older than even the Comrades Marathon. The 2015 edition of the race will be the 93rd running.

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Otterskloof Charity Challenge 2015

October 17, 2015

Explore an exquisite 18,000 hectare private game reserve on foot, with no cars in earshot, and no people in sight at the Otterskloof Charity Challenge. All proceeds go to the Good Work Foundation for their work in Philippolis.

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Brooks Sun City Trail Run 2015

October 11, 2015

Sun International and Brooks are proud to present the Sun City Trail Run. This event will be the first time Sun City has opened its facilities to trail runners and with three distances on offer, will cater for the entire family.

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LoveTrail at White Mountain

September 26, 2015

While you’re at the epic White Mountain Acoustic Music Festival (you’ll need separate tickets), explore the surroundings with LoveTrail White Mountain! Apart from your tickets, […]

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ClemenGold Wolkberg Trail Run 2015

August 8, 2015 – August 9, 2015

This two-day event through the Wolkberg mountains in Limpopo has become a member of the Skyrun Series this year and offers different races for everyone, […]

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Durban trail running clinic

July 25, 2015 – July 26, 2015

If you are looking for a fun and practical way to improve your trail running experience and want advice on training, nutrition, gear, technique, and everything in between, TRAIL magazine is here to help you with its first trail running clinic.

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Salomon Featherbed Trail Run 2015

July 7, 2015

The most atmospheric Trail Run experience on the calendar offers a unique opportunity to run across the Western Head of Knysna. You choose when you want to run, be it in the morning, at noon, or late afternoon.

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Fernskloof Trail Run 2015

June 13, 2015

The third Fernskloof Trail Run offers flat runnable sections, steep climbs with great views, leafy jungle, technical hands-on sections, and 92% singletrack! Explore the Prince Albert Valley with a 7km or 16 km run

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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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LoveTrail at Splashy Fen 2015

April 5, 2015

While you’re at this epic music festival, explore the LoveTrail with your mates! Just bring along a pair of suitable shoes and experience Splashy Fen […]

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Two Oceans Marathon Expo 2015

April 1, 2015 – April 3, 2015

Get one of 1,000 Nikwax samples at TRAIL magazine’s stand B10 at the Two Oceans Marathon Expo this April. Buy a subscription for R300 with a pair of Xtenex laces worth R150, and never tie your shoelaces again.

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Addo Elephant Trail Run 2015

February 27, 2015 – February 28, 2015

  This February, tackle the 76km or 44km Addo Elephant Trail Run through the vast Addo Elephant National Park (75km from Port Elizabeth) and experience […]

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aQuellé HMB Mudman

February 14, 2015

Have a very special Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart, or the whole family at HMB Mudman on Saturday 14 February. Mudman is an off-road multisport […]

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Sabrina Love Ocean Challenge 2014

December 29, 2014 – December 30, 2014

The Sabrina Love Ocean Challenge takes place every year at the end of December. Now into its eleventh year this iconic charity based event has […]

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Rockman Ultra X-Triathlon 2014

December 7, 2014

Challenge yourself with a choice between two exciting multisport events on 7 December 2014. The kids have their own race too. ROCKMAN ULTRA 2014 One […]

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Merrell Eden Duo 2014

October 25, 2014

Back for more mud, sweat and mountains as Merrell Eden Duo 2014 promises to wow yet again in glorious Eastern Cape. The Merrell Eden Duo […]

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TriRock Durban 2014

October 5, 2014

TriRock Durban is a half-iron distance triathlon in the heart of Durban.The swim takes place in front of uShaka, the cycle heads out to Ballito, […]

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Isuzu Trucks PE Plett MTB 2014

September 13, 2014 – September 16, 2014

The hills between Plettenberg Bay and Port Elizabeth come alive with the whirr of mountain bike chains between 13 and 16 September when this year’s […]

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The Thule Sandy 2014

August 10, 2014

The Thule Sandy beach race in Durban takes runners and walkers offroad and along Durban’s fabulous golden beaches. More than that, it will provide newbies […]

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ClemenGold Wolkberg Trail Run 2014

August 8, 2014 – August 10, 2014

Haenertsburg, Limpopo, is a place where rolling natural grasslands, indigenous forests and pine plantations rest alongside lazy mountain streams and alpine-style lakes. It is alongside […]

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2014 Namib Desert Challenge & 42km Namib Trail Marathon

July 21, 2014 – July 25, 2014

21 – 25 July 2014 marks the 6th Annual edition of the Namib Desert Challenge. This event offers the perfect balance to cater for all […]

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