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The North Face Ultra Endurance shoes

You’ll tear up the trails (not your shoes) with the lightweight protection with the Ultra Endurance: a versatile trail running shoe that delivers a stable ride and unparalleled traction.

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Milestone Kitchens trail run

Milestone Kitchens has opened its farm as a trail venue. Run/walk the 5km and 7km routes, enjoy a hot shower, then sit down to a leisurely breakfast on the deck overlooking the valley. Afterwards, browse the factory if you are in the market for a stylish wooden designed kitchen, shop for some of their exclusive smalls, or simply just sit and relax in a stunning setting. It is a lovely outing for a family in a […]

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Rugged terrain, warm hospitality at Fernskloof Trail Run 2015

A long weekend away in Prince Albert. Where? Prince Albert. A beautiful little Karoo town nestled at the foot of the Swartberg, a four-hour drive from Cape Town. The town has been lovingly restored, with creative and passionate people inhabiting it on either a permanent or semi-permanent basis. And what better excuse to drive out of the city, find a long and winding road (thank you, Beatles) than a trail run! Fernskloof Wine Farm hosted […]

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Rukadza, Calitz retain AfricanX title

      This year’s ProNutro AfricanX was a tough race made especially grueling by high temperatures, with 41 competitors failing to complete the three stages. From Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, the teams raced through 90km of varied terrain in Grabouw. Team KWAY, AJ Calitz and Bernard Rukadza emerged as winners for the second time in 6 hours 46 minutes. Thabang Madiba and Eric Ngubane of Salomon Men arrived in second place […]

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How to trail run in wet and dry

So there you are, innocently minding your own business and enjoying your weekend trail run with some friends. You reach a steep downhill section of singletrack that is still sodden after the rain yesterday. As you step on what looks like a firm patch, your foot slips from under you and you crash down heavily on your side, sliding down the path at hyper-speed and coming to a sudden, jolting stop against a very prickly […]

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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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Faster Hill Running With Correct Lean

Hills are an inevitable obstacle that you, as a trail runner, will be confronted with. Many runners adopt incorrect form when attempting the slopes. These fundamentals will help you run them faster, both up and downhill says Claude Eksteen. Going Up Extra work is required when running uphill as you not only have to propel your body forward and upward, but also have to work against the force of gravity. This extra effort requires greater recruitment […]

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Debut Molweni 2014 to host SA’s top trail runners

Several of South Africa’s top trail runners are heading to Durban for the inaugural Molweni Trail Run on 3 & 4 May.  Based out of Forest Hills Sports Club and traversing the Kranztkloof Nature Reserve near Pinetown and the newly formed Molweni River Community Park, the athletes will be put through their paces over challenging terrain and tough climbs, covering 32km. Event presenting sponsor Salomon has brought in some of its top national athletes, among […]

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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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AJ Calitz retains LionHeart title on famous peak

Nearly 200 participants started Red Bull LionHeart – a gruelling trail running event on Cape Town’s Lion’s Head mountain – but it was AJ Calitz and Landi Greyling that proved they indeed had lionhearts. A 3,7km time trial around the base of the mountain last Saturday morning whittled the field down to the top 32 men & 12 women. From there, a knockout format followed a simple but gruelling format – a 4,4km route from […]

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