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Kirstenbosch Gardens joins the Spur Trail Series® venue line-up in 2016

Entries officially opened this month for the ninth Spur Cape Summer Trail Series®, held annually during January and February. The Spur Trail Series® is South Africa’s original and only national short course trail running series that attracts young and old to the exciting sport of trail running. This year South Africa’s premier botanical gardens, Kirstenbosch, will play host to one ...

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900 runners tame the Tyger

Over 900 trail runners took on the Tygerberg hills on a picture perfect Cape winter day this Sunday to bring the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ to its halfway mark. In the 12km long course Championship race, newcomer Timothy Chambers surprised most as he beat both the seasoned Tsungai Mwanengeni and Raydon Balie to the line in a superb time ...

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Epic Spur Gauteng Trail Series™ finale

The Spur Gauteng Winter Trail Series™ came to a conclusion this weekend when more than 900 runners took on the final race of the Series at Leeuwenkloof on another picture perfect day. This brand new venue certainly charmed everyone present with challenging climbs, flowing single track, beautiful bushveld views and a surprise section through an old mine tunnel. Edwin Sesipi ...

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Rukadza and Soggot on top at Jonkershoek

The Jonkershoek Mountains put its best foot forward at the Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge (JMC) this weekend and treated more than 600 runners to a day of inspiring trail running in perfect, sunny conditions. With many of the top trail runners in South Africa lining up at the start line it was clear that the competition would be fierce and the ...

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A quarter of a million to good causes

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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Wildrunner teams up with WWF-SA in their Run for Nature initiative

Wildrunner has teamed up with the South African arm of the global conservation giant, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), in support of their new Run for Nature initiative. Starting immediately, any runner participating in one of Wildrunner’s 34 trail-running events nationwide will have the option of making a donation to WWF while signing up for the race online. ...

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