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LED Lenser X21R torch winner announced

Congrats to Jono Mervis who subscribed to TRAIL magazine in March and April. He’s won the R5,000 LED Lenser X21R torch, that puts out a whopping 1,600 lumens of dazzling light from seven adjustable LEDs (that’s brighter than the average car’s headlights. The Batmobile doesn’t count, OK?!) His comments on being told: “Thanks so much! Super excited. It’s a really great way to start a week and a bit of holiday. Heading out to play […]

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Competition: win a TomTom Runner GPS sports watch

Get two entries into the 2014 TRAIL magazine Reader Survey in conjunction with TomTom when you subscribe to TRAIL magazine (print or digital) and complete the online survey. The TomTom Runner is a GPS sports watch for runners who want to track their performance outdoors and on the treadmill in the gym. All the running data can be uploaded to the TomTom MySports website and a host of running websites. The Runner has a built-in […]

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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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Seven Reasons Mary-Ann Shearer Avoids A Paleo Diet

Mary-Ann Shearer is a plant-powered bestselling author and motivational speaker. She suffered with ill health for many years, resulting in a personal quest for a common-sense approach to health and well-being. Her intensive studies into nutrition and natural lifestyle over nearly 30 years, led her to develop a simple yet highly effective program that produced improved levels of health and vitality. Read her insights in TRAIL magazine’s article Paleo vs Veggie in TRAIL issue 9, […]

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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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TRAIL magazine issue 9 Dec/Jan/Feb

Life-changing articles in TRAIL 9       What’s in Issue 9 of TRAIL, on shelves in January and February 2014? Imagine doing a 7,000km road trip through the vastness of Namibia and running at the most breathtaking spots. Like the idea? You’ll encounter leopard spoor and elephant, so fasten your seatbelt! Liesl Ravenscroft recounts her experience in her article Running in Space. World-renowned sports scientist Professor Tim Noakes and best-selling vegetarian whole foods author […]

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TRAIL Issue 8 Sep/Oct/Nov

Issue 8 of TRAIL in stores and online from September 2013   Subscribe to TRAIL in print format from September to November and if you’re the first of 50 subscribers, you will receive four 32Gi Foodbars to the value of R100. All subscribers will receive an inspirational ‘Share Our Passion’ trail running DVD from mountain brand Salomon. And this is what all TRAIL readers will get to enjoy reading… Articles in TRAIL 8: Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve is […]

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Meet TRAIL magazine’s guest editor

Katya Soggot takes on editor’s role for the latest TRAIL magazine TRAIL welcomes experienced trail runner Katya Soggot onto the team as its guest editor for the September/October/November edition of the mag. She takes over the reins from founder Deon Braun, himself a keen trail runner. Katya has a passion for the outdoors, several years of top-level trail racing experience on the Western Cape circuit and a background in research, writing and editing, especially in the corporate sustainability field. More […]

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Issue 7 TRAIL magazine: night running and other tips

Issue 7 of TRAIL magazine in stores and online from June to August Subscribe to TRAIL in print format from June to August and you’ll receive an inspirational ‘Share Our Passion’ trail running DVD from mountain brand Salomon. And there’s more for TRAIL readers… Articles in TRAIL 7: Run Cape Point with Katya Soggot. Detailed advice on where to run for the best experience of this stunning area. Night Running with the Freaks: tips, dos and […]

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Issue 6 TRAIL magazine: choose hydration backpacks and run faster on sand

Subscribe to TRAIL in June to August and you’ll receive an inspirational ‘Share Our Passion’ trail running DVD from mountain brand Salomon. TRAIL magazine issue 6 takes an in-depth look at what food the experts are loading up on for longer training runs and races. Do they lean towards nature-based or manmade? You get to see all the new options becoming available so you can make up your mind Also in the magazine is a […]

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