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Fairview Dryland Traverse Day 3


The final day was here and I awoke feeling surprisingly refreshed – must’ve loosened up the tired legs with all the jolling the previous night 🙂 Now to enjoy the last 11kms of trail on the Fairview Dryland Traverse. For the final run, the compulsory equipment list would not be enforced which meant I could shed some weight in my ...

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Fairview Dryland Traverse Day 2


This was new territory for me. A third day in a row on the trails with some pretty tired legs facing 22kms of fast paced running through the Klein Karoo. My quads felt dead. Very, very dead. The previous day’s running was rough, but (on the bright side) the worst was over and the weather was clearing nicely. Gathering at ...

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Fairview Dryland Traverse unveils exciting trail run route

It's not all dry and desert-like at the Fairview Dryland Traverse. There's a lot of interaction with water, including stream and river crossings and passing waterfalls and dams. 
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The 2015 Fairview Dryland Traverse route has been unveiled. The fourth edition of the four-stage trail-running race from 5–8 November, will cover a total of 75km and includes two National Heritage sites, offering participants a challenging route with dramatic scenery. The 8km Prologue will start underground in the Cango Caves, South Africa’s oldest tourist attraction and a National Heritage Site. ...

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