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The race to conserve the wild magic of Monties

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The Old Mutual Wild Series Mont-Aux-Sources Challenge is an essential Drakensberg trail run for those with an adventurous spirit and a commitment to conservation. In South Africa, outdoor enthusiasts are blessed with an unbelievable variety of well-managed trail running, road running, mountain biking and other endurance events. Everything from stage races to endurance swims is available in this fitness-frenzied country. ...

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Monties more than just a mountain run

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In September, serious trail runners will line up yet again for the Old Mutual Wild Series Mont-Aux-Sources Challenge in the Royal Natal Park in KwaZulu-Natal. One of the country’s must-do trail runs, the popular “Monties” sees participants tackle a grueling climb to the top of the Amphitheatre, reaching the high point at 3 100m above sea level, before heading back ...

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All-weather experience at Mont Aux Sources Challenge

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Over 300 first-timers huddled amongst the record sold out field in the early hours of Saturday, 10 September, to take on the mighty Old Mutual Wild Series Mont Aux Sources Challenge. Held in the Royal Natal Park in KwaZulu-Natal yearly, the 50km mountain run sees trail runners tackle a gruelling climb to the top of the Amphitheatre, reaching the high ...

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A record breaking year at the Old Mutual Wild Series Mont Aux Sources Challenge

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A record number of entrants took part in the 2016 Old Mutual Wild Series Mont Aux Sources Challenge, a brutal, but beautiful 50km mountain run this Saturday 10 September in the Royal Natal Park, in KwaZulu- Natal. The cooler, cloudy conditions didn’t dampen the competition between the leading runners as they made their way around the grueling course. Four-time winner, ...

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