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Developing mental fortitude for endurance sport

After winning the 400km Munga Trail, Bennie Roux shares key advice about developing mental fortitude.

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South Africans take XTERRA Réunion by storm

You’re probably hearing about XTERRA quite a bit this year, especially with the way South African athletes are putting our name on the map. Not too sure what XTERRA is exactly? Let’s start from the top. Imagine a race created for both the triathlete and adventurer. While a 1.5km swim, 30km mountain bike and 10km trail run may sound like a relatively tame distance, that’s not so much the case. XTERRA is intent on their […]

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Secret that sets Hanneké Dannhauser apart

Interview with Hanneké Dannhauser as she reveals the secret to the past two years of winning success.

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Four optimal shoe lacing techniques

Improve the fit of a shoe by adjusting the lacing techniques you use. Get started with four simple techniques.

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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.

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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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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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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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The North Face Women’s Altertude Shorts

The North Face women’s Altertude Shorts are lightweight, generous in size, comfortable, have a zipped pocket, and don’t ride up or down. Bring the Eighties back with the funky patterns and colours!

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Pacing tips for Otter African Trail Run

The flat sections near the end of Otter African Trail Run, that 42km epic along the spectacular Tsitsikamma National Park, are the nemesis of most runners, says Otter Trail Run coach Ryan Hodierne. Podium hopeful Kane Reilly says: “The 42km distance of the Otter’s pristine Garden Route trail is not what delivers the infamous Otter Bite. It’s the many short, steep, and often stepped climbs that do.”

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