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SOX - The ultimate mountain, forest and coastal challenge

A few months ago my super-fit, adrenaline-junky sister, Christi, approached me with the idea of...

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With clear sunny skies, big looming mountains, and friendly faces, the Merrell...

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I would be misleading the average trail running addict if I didn’t tell you that...

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In the minds of animal lovers across the world, South Africa is synonymous with...

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Local farm labourer takes glory at the THULE 4 Peaks Mountain Challenge

The usually quiet Moolmanshoek Private Nature Reserve in the Eastern Free State was a hive of activity this weekend as 300 athletes came from near and far to take part in the 12th edition of the THULE 4 Peaks Mountain Challenge, in association with SALOMON.

Goodall and Lambert to battle it out at Mountain Warrior Challenge

Top South African trail runners Greg Goodall and Eddie Lambert will battle it out at the Mountain Warrior Challenge at Rustenberg Wine Estate (outside Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 31 August 2013 and Sunday, 01 September 2013.

Trail Runners wade through the Black Diamond Night Run

Torrential downpours, winds gusting to 100km/h and a tent evacuation! This is what greeted 94 hardcore night runners who braved the elements and arrived at the Gravity Adventure Festival presented by Merrell for the Black Diamond Night Run on Friday evening. For safety reasons, the 8km event was...


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Merrell Night Series presented by Black Diamond.

Magazine Articles

Winter Trail Series 2013

These Trail Series race events are a unique combination of four stunning routes in nature...

Lesotho Wildrun 2013 - Pure and unimaginable

This year’s Lesotho Wildrun took place from 18 to 20 April 2013, and started near the mountain-...

An Idiom Aboard

I’m not a nervous boat traveller by nature. As a dive instructor, I’ve spent many hours bobbing...

Into Thin Air - World’s Toughest Marathon

Getting to the start of this 42.2km race involves a 66 km hike over 11 days and covers some of...