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Pronutro AfricanX 2015 – Kerry-Ann Marshall

Team EnduroHub's Morne Van Greunen and Kerry-Ann Marshall finished 2nd in the Mix Category - Volume Photography

AfricanX is a bucket list race that I have wanted to do for years. It is an event that participants talk about long after they have received their finisher’s medal. Having finally had a chance to experience it for myself it is clear to see why. The lack of a regular training partner meant that I hadn’t initially planned to ...

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Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge: Jonkershoek fire update

The peaks of Jonkershoek shrouded in smoke on 11 March 2015. Picture: Aletta Gardner/EWN

As many of you will know, on 9 March 2015 a fire broke out in the Jonkershoek Valley and went onto destroy 80% of the Cape Pine plantations as well as the Fynbos slopes from Tweede Waterfall West through Assegaaiboschkloof, and over into the Banghoek Valley. As a result, we have been receiving numerous messages from runners wanting to know ...

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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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