16 Feb 2015
“The ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance, born in 2009, has become one of South Africa’s iconic Trail Races and the biggest Stage Trail Run in the country! From a modest 120 teams in 2009, the event has grown and is now capped at 250 teams! After spending the first 4 years based in Kleinmond, the ProNutro AfricanX moved to the historic Houw Hoek...
30 Jan 2015
Training & Racing There are 2 types of climbing when it comes to running; Climbs in training and climbs in Racing. People often get confused by how these have to be approached differently in in order to get to the top. The climbs in training should be your enemy, you should give your everything to trample it underneath your feet, while the climbs in a...
23 Nov 2014
Don’t limit your challenges, challenge your limits How do you know someone has done the Skyrun? They don’t have to tell you, you will see it in their eyes and the expression on their face, a changed being – someone who lived a lifetime in a day. The Salomon Skyrun is a long but awe-inspiring journey. A journey into the unknown, fraught with dangers, difficulties...
15 Nov 2014
Even though my focus was on the 100km Salomon Skyrun on the 22nd November 2014, I couldn’t resist the temptation to defend my Redbull Lionheart title. This heart-pumping, lung-busting, fun-filled spectator-friendly race takes place on the iconic Lions Head with 360 degree views of the Mother city. The knockout format makes it really exciting for everyone and brings about those butterflies every round! I was...
25 Sep 2014
At long last, I claimed the crown as the Otter 2014 champion in a new record time of 5h11mins, taking 13 minutes off the previous record held by American, Krissy Moehl. Read the rest of the story here: Retto 2014 Race Report LG Final
15 Jul 2014
Landie Greyling, South African Trail Runner, also known as the “Trail Dassie” won the 50km Extreme Dodo Trail Run this past weekend in Mauritius in a new record time of 6h49mins, taking 26minutes off the previous record. In the words of Adventure Photographer and journalist, Erik Vermeulen, the Dodo lifts the veil on a different Mauritius to the one we see in glossy travel brochures....