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RCS SOX 3-Day Stage Trail Race

Date: 10-12 August 2018 This iconic event takes place for the seventh time and will once again take participants along the world-famous Garden Route in the Western Cape. Runners will be treated to a unique combination of forests, mountains and beach. The majority of the 80km race takes place on SANParks protected property in the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma Mountains and ...

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New film showcases iconic Karkloof 100-miler

A new film showcasing the inaugural Karkloof 100 – a 100-mile footrace through the heart of the Karkloof in KwaZulu-Natal, has received rave reviews from trail running enthusiasts all over South Africa. Presented by KZN-based NPC, the Southern Lodestar Foundation, in association with KZN Trail Running and Amehlo Productions, Hundred Mile Horizon is more than just a highlights reel of ...

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FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN

Date: Monday, 24 September 2018 (Heritage Day) JOZI will be the hub of excitement on National Heritage Day when eager residents toe the line ready to “Run Their City” at the 3rdannual FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN. A mass participation road running event, the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN highlights the splendour of this vibrant city. Runners of all fitness levels are ...

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Trail Run added to Origin Of Trails Experience

Date: Sunday, 25 November 2018 Stillwater Sports has expanded the Origin Of Trails mountain bike experience by introducing the Origin Of Trails Trail Run. It will take place at Coetzenburg Sports Fields in Stellenbosch on the second day of the 6thannual Origin Of Trails two-day MTB Experience. The Origin Of Trails Trail Run will cater for seasoned runners as well ...

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Rundela27 – Long Run To Freedom

Date: Sunday 15 July 2018 The latest race on the local running calendar is the Rundela27 – Long Run To Freedom. The race which will form part of the Nelson Mandela Centenary celebrations. The event will be hosted at the Wits Education Campus Cricket Grounds at 27 St Andrews Rd, Parktown. Runners will embark on either a 27km, 13.5km or ...

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Can Caffeine Make You Run Faster?

Synonymous with the morning ‘pick-me-up’, caffeine was once a restricted substance for athletes – thought to cause dehydration. However, recent research shows a shot of caffeine might actually help you nail that race-time! Caffeine actually has various hidden endurance benefits – so much so that many of the world’s athletes include it as a vital part of their pre-race preparations. ...

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Survey Explores The Lives And Minds Of Committed Athletes

As part of Oakley’s One Obsession campaign, which encourages everyday athletes to make room for their sporting passions, the company conducted a survey among 508 committed athletes to examine their behaviours and lifestyles to find true insights into what drives them. What has emerged is a very real, not always glamourous picture of what is required to pursue a sporting ...

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Optimise Your Ultra-Marathon Nutrition Strategy

Tips and products supplied by PriceCheck Thousands of runners are gearing up to take on the iconic Old Mutual Two Oceans 56km ultra marathon. A key element to competing in and completing an utra marathon, apart from the training, of course, is your race-day nutritional strategy. Food is, after all, the fuel that’ll power your body over the finish line. ...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Running

Running offers an amazing range of benefits, from improved health and fitness, stress relief, and anxiety management, to increased vitality and effective weight management. These benefits make it one of the most popular sporting disciplines in the world. Step 1: Visit a physio or biokineticist for an assessment to identify any underlying biomechanical issues or weaknesses that may be made worse by running. ...

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Xterra Trail Run returns to Grabouw

Taking place at the Grabouw Country Club on Saturday, 24 February 2018, the Xterra Trail Run gives trail running enthusiasts the opportunity to experience the vibe of the Fedhealth Xterra South African Championship. There are 6km and 12km trail run routes on offer. Entrants can look forward to a true trail running experience with a variety of running surfaces, including ...

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