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Meeting the Mountain Demon at Skyrun 2013

The deafening flapping from the rain jacket hood had grown so loud it muted the sting of the icy sleet against my left cheek. The ghosted runner just 10m ahead of me was swaying like a drunk man, except that drunk men don’t walk with a 45-degree sideways lean. The last gust of wind and ice had nearly stopped everyone in their tracks. Just a little harder and we would have been bowled over like […]

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Plenty wind, little water at Winter Wartrail Challenge

The 2013 Winter Wartrail (26-28 July) will go down in the history books – and it won’t be because of the cold or the extremely low water levels. This year’s Wartrail will be known for the howling, gale-force winds battering the brave racers, non-stop, for the entire three days. “This is Wartrail unplugged!”, declared Adrian Saffy (race organiser), on the eve before the mayhem unfolded. Followed by a low murmur, and a few cries of […]

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Tatum Prins wins women’s race at Salomon Skyrun 2010

Prins wins toughest Skyrun in history Merrell Adventure Addicts’ Tatum Prins, one of the country’s top women ultra runners, won the women’s section of the Salomon Skyrun presented by Thule in the early hours of Sunday morning. Teammate Dononvan Sims finished a tie fifth overall with Tatum after the pair raced for over 20 hours together to complete the 100km course. 

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