March 31, 2017

Trail running has experienced a huge boom in popularity over the past couple of years and is one of the fastest growing outdoor activities worldwide.  Locally one only has to look at the popularity of events like Spur’s Trail Series and the recently held African X to r...

March 7, 2017

The Tahoe 200 Mile Race is unique in a sense that you simply cannot predict how your body and

mind (and feet) will respond to approximately 3 days/2 nights of moving through mostly wilderness mountain terrain. There are many factors that may either individually (or as a...

March 2, 2017

24 years and 22 Two Oceans ago I ran my first Two Oceans Marathon. This was pre-internet, cellphones, social media, half-marathon and zero-drop shoes. It was the era of Polly Shorts running shorts. By today’s standards it was prehistoric in many ways. Back then we line...

February 15, 2017

If you're a runner living in this beautiful country there is no doubt that the call to run trail burns deep inside you. We can all agree that we are spoilt for choice when it comes to picking a route that will blow our minds (and test our legs). To make your life a lit...

February 9, 2017

When the month of March rolls around each year, it is time for one of the most popular events on the Western Cape's trail running calendar – the AfricanX Trail Run. Spread over 90km of tracks and flowing trails, and broken into three back-to-back stages, it is a proper...

February 1, 2017

There are countless struggles that ultra-running brings to life. The physical demands, mental battles, and psychological barriers faced on any given training or racing day is unimaginable. So many components are involved in succeeding…but really not so much. Sure, we c...

February 1, 2017

Altra elite athlete, Jacob Puzey, welcomed December with a record-breaking run at The Running Event in Orlando, FL. Wearing the Altra Paradigm and running on the ProForm Boston Marathon Treadmill, Puzey set a new treadmill 50 mile record with a time of 4:57:45 —that’s...

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