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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.

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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 navigational skills, the event permits a maximum of 45 entries each year. In an attempt to cover the approximate 110km straight line distance in the fastest possible time, paragliders, trail runners and mountain bikers raced from the Border Post on Oliviershoek Pass to the Mountain Splendour Eco Resort in Champagne Valley. […]

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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 page.

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Chris Bertish has passed the halfway point on his Transatlantic SUP Crossing. photo: Alan van Gysen

Chris Bertish passes halfway on Transatlantic SUP Crossing

Chris Bertish is officially directly north of South America and now more than halfway through his monumental solo, unsupported, open ocean expedition, on the Transatlantic SUP Crossing, presented by Carrick Wealth. On Friday 27 January 2017, Chris Bertish, internationally acclaimed speaker, big wave surfer and Guinness SUP World Record Holder, reaches the monumental 34°W mark, in the Atlantic Ocean, bringing him in line with the easternmost point of the mainland of South America, in his […]

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Team Sanlam Painted Wolf ARWS 2016

Team Sanlam Painted Wolf fourth at 2016 Adventure Racing World Series

  South Africa’s Team Sanlam Painted Wolf have placed fourth place in the stacked ARWS – Adventure Racing World Series after a gruelling 627km! They crossed the finish line in fourth place just before 8am on Monday, producing the best result for a South African team. The team, which consists of Knysna brothers and business owners Mark Collins (47) and John Collins (42), Cape Town paediatrician Dr Andre Gie (34) and Stellenbosch engineer Robyn Owen […]

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Van Tonder and Marx in Warrior Mode ahead of OCR World Champs

In less than a month the world’s top OCR athletes will fight it out at the third OCR World Championships from 14-16 October 2016 at the Blue Mountain Resort, Toronto in Ontario, Canada. Jeep Team athletes, Thomas van Tonder and Carina Marx, have qualified and are in full Warrior mode ahead of the champs. Both Van Tonder and Marx were on fire at the recent Battlerush OCR fundraiser, a gruelling OCR Training event designed to push athletes […]

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Rhino Peak Challenge needs you

South African trail runners, adventure enthusiasts and conservationists will join forces on World Rhino Day (22 September) for the second edition of the Rhino Peak Challenge.
The goal is to contribute towards the conservation of three critically endangered species in South Africa – the black (or hook-lipped) rhino, the white (or square-lipped) rhino, and the bearded vulture.

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Clemengold Wolkberg Trail Run 2016 impresses (again)

Wolkberg took place on 6 and 7 August 2016 and attracted a strong contingent of athletes including two-time winner Bennie Roux, Lesotho Mountain Challenge 2015 ladies winner Marzelle van der Merwe, SA Skyrunning Series competitor Stewart Chaperon, KPMG elite women’s runner Marcelle Coetzee, and regular podium finisher, Edwin Sepisi, all competing in the event that was recently inducted into the Skyrunner Series.

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TRAIL cover Lucky Miya issue 20

What’s in TRAIL magazine issue 20?

Get TRAIL 20 to learn how to pace your race, run on fat, rehabilitate your injured ankle, lower insulin, heal your feet, and make Bear Grylls’ quiche! Strengthen your running with five targeted exercises.
Have your best race yet with Coach Neville’s pacing strategy, targeted strength training, fixing your foot-strike, and some proper long training runs.
Preview 163 events lined up from July to December 2016 from across South Africa, and internationally. Get the details and start lining them up with the help of our calendar!

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TRAIL 19 cover Kerry-Ann Marshall

What’s in TRAIL magazine issue 19?

Get your dose of trails, advice, gear, and locations with TRAIL 19. This issue supplies what you need for a healthier, happier life outdoors. Achieve faster times using Coach Neville’s intensity-building sessions, cross-training on a bike, and getting your technique right. Relive South Africa’s biggest races from the last few months, and get the scoop on recent international events. The majority of SA’s open land is used for agriculture. Cash in on the sugarcane, vineyards, […]

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