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Tankwa Trail Treat
23 Feb 2016

Tankwa Trail Treat

This past weekend we were graced with the privilege of taking part in the inaugural Tankwa Trail and experienced the unique and exquisite trails of the Koue Bokkeveld over 3 days of racing. “This is the heart of deciduous fruit country, a region known for its unforgiving summers and harsh winters, trails through rocky outcrops, climbs steeper than the imagination, descents with a wicked technical...

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Weekend Ventures
16 Feb 2016

Weekend Ventures

Weekends are the best… Especially when these happen in Summer, with lots of daylight and when you live in the Western Cape. Christiaan & I live for them. We explore new trails, new mountains, and experience an enormous amount of excitement as we challenge ourselves more and more every time. We get to live in the moment and play in our Creator’s playground. We run...

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SKYRUN: The heartbeat of a true mountain trail
29 Nov 2015

SKYRUN: The heartbeat of a true mountain trail

The Salomon Skyrun is described as a gruelling one-day run that sees participants take on a 100km unmarked trail through the Witteberg mountains in the Eastern Cape. The Witteberg is a South African mountain range just off the south-west corner of Lesotho. The range, which rises to 2750 metres, stretches for about 60km from Lundin’s Nek in the east to Lady Grey in the west....

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Festival des Templiers: Team SA to compete against the world on 25 October 2015
16 Oct 2015

Festival des Templiers: Team SA to compete against the world on 25 October 2015

KPMG & Salomon Athlete Landie Greyling will be one of ten South African trail runners contending in this year’s Festival des Templiers in the South of France at the end of October. Held in the town of Millau, the Festival des Templiers is one of France’s most prestigious trail running celebrations, where more than 8 000 runners enjoy the beauty and challenge of a variety of...

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ULTRA TRAIL CAPE TOWN 2015
14 Oct 2015

ULTRA TRAIL CAPE TOWN 2015

3 October 2015 marked the 2nd anniversary of the UTCT, a 100km, 65km and 20km run on the trails in and around the world famous city of Cape Town. This race was promoted as. After bursting onto the local and international trail running scene in 2014, anticipation was running high for this year’s race. Race director Nic Bornman explains: ‘For decades South Africa have boasted...

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My 50km Extreme Dodo Adventure on Mauritius Island
03 Aug 2015

My 50km Extreme Dodo Adventure on Mauritius Island

Drenched in sweat. Numb legs. Kilometre 33, 17 to go. An unfavourable combination of a very humid, windless day in Mauritius and the aftershock of my win at the Trail du Colorado 39km two weeks prior. The fact that Mauritius had an unusual amount of rain in the 3 weeks leading up to the race made the already extremely technical trails somewhat of a mudbath,...

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Reunion Island – A runner’s paradise!
01 Aug 2015

Reunion Island – A runner’s paradise!

Background on the Island “In Reunion, a thrilling adventure awaits you… with its unlimited charm, tropical comforts, a warm welcome and a vast playground, there’s something for everyone! Reunion Island is a paradise for hikers and trail runners and boasts easily accessible viewpoints all over the island, with equipped picnic areas and panoramas of what is classified as a UNESCO world heritage site. At the...

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Going back to the Dodo
23 Jul 2015

Going back to the Dodo

Landie & her husband Christiaan are leaving for Mauritius on 23 July to take part in their 2nd Dodo Trail. See press release below from Skyrunning South Africa, written by Linda Doke: Island of Mauritius ready to host Africa’s inaugural Skyrunner® Continental Championships “Excitement is brewing not only in Mauritius but also in South Africa with just five days to go before the small Indian...

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