Thomas Van Tonder, OCR, The Warrior Race, obstacle course racing, running. strength

Thomas van Tonder: what it takes to be an OCR champion

Have you ever seen Thomas van Tonder blaze his way through an obstacle course? Every movement seems effortless and natural, as if he’d been involved in obstacle course racing (OCR) his entire life. But surprisingly enough, that’s really not the case for the 25-year old from Hartebeespoort. The Team Jeep warrior grew up with a dream to be great at something, but never quite found the talent that truly set him apart as an athlete. When […]

Expedition Africa 2017, zip lining, adventure racing, Baviaanskloof

Committing to your first multi-day adventure race

When out-of-shape adults take up running for its fitness and weight loss benefits, they often focus on Comrades Marathon as their goal. Water-inclined choose Midmar […]
James Lawrence, Iron Cowboy, IRONMAN, 50-50-50, interview, triathlon

Iron Cowboy comes to South Africa

Remember the Iron Cowboy story from 2015? James Lawrence left us in disbelief when he pulled off the superhuman feat of completing 50 IRONMANs, in […]


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Cape Trail Clinic 2017

November 11, 2017 – November 12, 2017

Enjoy two days of trail running insights and fun with the TRAIL magazine team and collaborators! Eight speakers take your training to new levels at Cape Trail Clinic, presented by Brooks Running and RUN Specialist Store.

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    Team Cyanosis after completing Raid Gallaecia 2017

    And they’re off! Team Cyanosis gear up to tackle the Cowboy State

    And they’re off! Team Cyanosis has departed to the United States for the Adventure Racing World Championship (ARWC). For the first time in its 16-year history, this renowned event will be hosted by The Cowboy Tough Expedition Race. And next Thursday, 10 August, will mark the start of the team’s adventure through the varied and truly breath-taking terrain of Wyoming’s backcountry. It’s going to take grit and all the guts Cyanosis has got to conquer […]

    Louis Meintjes. Tour de France 2017, cycling, white jersey

    Louis Meintjes: South Africa’s mountain climbing hero

    The race for the white jersey was also going to be one of the most intriguing subplots of the Tour de France 2017. Especially since […]
    Christiaan Greyling, Racing Madagascar Ultra Trail 2017, trail running

    Christiaan Greyling: blazing Madagascan trails

    Christiaan Greyling completed the 2017 six day Racing Madagascar Ultra Trail, placing first in the senior category. Here's why he says you should try it. […]

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