Trail

SA Champions to be crowned at Molweni

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Following the success of the 2014 Molweni Trail Run, presented by Salomon, the event has been awarded the SA Trail Championships for 2015. The South African championship titles up for grabs will elevate the event further adding more value to the local communities and in particular the Krantzkloof Nature Reserve, which is a direct beneficiary from the event. The 2-day ...

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Marloth Mountain Challenge part of the SA Skyrunner® Series

The MMC starts and finishes in the picturesque town of Swellendam in the Western Cape. Image by Dylan Haskin

In the drive for the Marloth Mountain Challenge (MMC) to become one of South Africa’s must-do mountain ultra-marathons, this epic 55km race through the Swellendam Mountains was recently sanctioned by the South African Skyrunning Association (SASA) to become the first Ultra Skymarathon® event of its kind on South African soil. The MMC joins an existing South African Skyrunner®  Series made ...

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Olympic gold medallist to take on Richtersveld Wildrun™

James Cracknell on his way to twelfth position at the Marathon des Sables in 2010. ©markgillett/Junglemoon

James Cracknell, Olympic athlete and one of Britain’s most well-known and respected adventure athletes will be tackling the four day, 150km Richtersveld Wildrun™, from 2-5 June 2015 in the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park in South Africa. After banking double Olympic gold in rowing at both the Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004 Olympic Games, Cracknell – together with close friend and fellow ...

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Calitz, Rukadza retain ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun Champions title

Seen here (from left to right):  AJ Calitz and Bernard Rukadza in action on the day.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Volume Photography

The action of the 7th annual ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance, SA’s premier three day stage trail run, culminated at the picturesque Houw Hoek Inn on Sunday, 15 March 2015. Top trail runners AJ Calitz and Bernard Rukadza of Team KWAY set the course ablaze claiming their second stage victory for the weekend in a lightning fast time ...

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Defending champions claim ProNutro AfricanX stage two victory

Stage Two of the ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance saw runners toe the line at Mount Rozier Estate in Somerset West on Saturday, 14 March 2015.  A 34km route, featuring a daunting 1100m ascent, had to be completed before the finish line could be crossed at the Paul Cluver Amphitheatre in Grabouw.  Reigning 2014 men’s team champions AJ Calitz and Bernard Rukadza of Team KWAY proved that team experience would have the upper-hand on the day, completing the 34km route first in a mind blowing time of 02 hours 52 minutes 03 seconds.  Seen here (from left to right):  AJ Calitz, Bernard Rukadza, Johardt Van Heerden and Edwin Sesipi in action on the day.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Volume Photography

Fondly referred to as “Dress Up Day”, Stage Two of the ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance saw runners toe the line at Mount Rozier Estate in Somerset West on Saturday, 14 March 2015.  A 34km route, featuring a daunting 1100m ascent, had to be completed before the finish line could be crossed at the Paul Cluver Amphitheatre in ...

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A quarter of a million to good causes

Wildrunner partnered with the World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa (WWF-SA) Run for Nature campaign in 2014.

Wildrunner is happy to announce that in the past financial year we have collectively raised and donated just shy of R270,000 to various conservation foundations, charity organisations, social and non-profit entities; as well as sponsored over R60,000 worth of entries to development athletes across South Africa. Managing director, Owen Middleton has said the importance of giving back to the communities ...

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Tygerberg Full Moon 5km Fun Run & Hike launches

The view runners can expect during the Tygerberg Full Moon Fun Run and Hike. Image taken by Ewald Sadie at the Spur Cape Summer Trail Series™

There aren’t many places with a more epic view of Table Mountain than the Tygerberg Nature Reserve and trail runners as well as hikers now have the opportunity to take on a unique fun run and hike on the trails of this hidden gem of Cape Town every full moon. The 5km event will start and finish at the Welgemoed ...

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Nienaber, Soggot ready for Pronutro AfricanX Trailrun title defence

Seen here:  Chantel Nienaber and Katya Soggot in action during the 2014 ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

“Let Nature Give You A Run For Your Money” Reigning women’s team champions, Chantel Nienaber and Katya Soggot are eagerly awaiting the weekend of 13 – 15 March 2015 when they will be seen attempting to successfully defend their title at South Africa’s premier three day stage trail run the ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance. “Katya and I ...

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