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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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TRAIL magazine issue 13

TRAIL magazine issue 13 is on shelves countrywide from Monday 24 November. It is a bumper issue, packed with expert trail running advice from over 40 trail mavens, and compelling content from dozens of readers. The Beginner 101 section gets newbies up to speed for the sunny season, including advice on deciding how many trail shoes are recommended, which snacks to pack, planning your event taper, getting enough sleep, the rituals before, and aches after […]

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Road Buddy app takes to the streets with IBM

Globally, road traffic accidents take the lives of nearly 1.24 million people every year, and injure 20–50 million people. This makes traffic accidents one of the top three leading causes of death worldwide. Statistics in South Africa show that 10,845 road accidents are fatal and result in R307 billion or 7.8% estimated cost to the economy per annum. Without action, road traffic accidents are predicted to result in the deaths of around 1.9 million people […]

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Business listing in TRAIL magazine

Competition in business today is fierce and it’s not getting any easier! If you’re not constantly marketing your business, it’s sinking. You can print your own flyers at the same cost as piggy-backing with specialised, niche publications, but then you still have the distribution to do – and that gets expensive and complicated! The other option is to do it the easy, fast, price-effective and focused way to reach your target audience through niche media […]

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What’s in TRAIL magazine issue 11?

On the cover of TRAIL magazine issue 11 is an icon of mountain running and adventure racing. Years in the planning, Ryno Griesel teamed up with fellow Salomon athlete Ryan Sandes in March to set a new FKT (fastest known time) for the Drakensberg Grand Traverse, an unsupported mountain run over approximately 220km of rugged Drakensberg terrain, coming close to dipping under 40 hours. The event garnered international attention and was heavily covered by Red […]

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TRAIL magazine issue 10 March/April

Trail friends, you’re going to love issue 10 of TRAIL. It’s on shelves from until the end of May 2014. Here’s what you’ll get from reading issue 10: Coach Mauritz Jansen van Rensburg shares a varied, fast, no fuss workout that will not only take you less time than your current efforts but will have you running faster in two weeks. Think fun, varied, effective. There is no reason you cannot run faster this year […]

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Go Multi magazine ceases print

Some of you have been keeping fit for a long time! As far back as 1997, when as a wet-behind-the ears journalism student I launched a truly square magazine – called Go Cycle. It wasn’t square because the content was cheesy, but the dimensions certainly were. Sixteen pages thick, 50% in colour and the rest in black ink, it wasn’t exactly cutting edge. But it was fuelled by enthusiasm and a desire to share the […]

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New Balance launches Runnovation campaign in South Africa

Global athletic innovator New Balance unveils a new brand campaign today that documents real people who are redefining the current state and future of running. The fully-integrated campaign introduces a new word, ‘Runnovation’ which reflects New Balance’s long-standing commitment to innovation and evolution around the sport of running. New Balance defines Runnovation as a noun. The act of running, evolving from Boston to the Canary Islands, from the science lab to the city streets. Running […]

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Go Multi magazine joins 1% For The Planet

In January 2013, Go Multi founder Deon Braun did a 5,000km road trip to visit the remote Cederberg region in the north Western Cape for the first time. “If you haven’t been yet, I recommend you do and do it soon before they tar the roads,” he says. It’s a breathtakingly beautiful and rugged semi-desert, mountainous area, a holy grail for trail running, hiking and mountain biking. His four days there – running, hiking, climbing […]

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Africa’s first ultra SkyMarathon partners with The North Face

Global outdoor brand The North Face announced its partnership with Lesotho Ultra Trail, Africa’s first Ultra SkyMarathon®. The unique 55km, high-altitude challenge has remained firmly in the sights of many of the country’s top athletes, highlighting that the event is sure to be recognized as one of Africa’s premier outings in future years. “Having spurred tremendous excitement and interest amongst the local and international running community throughout the year, the allure of the Maluti Mountains remains […]

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