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Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® 2016 Day 5

Day 5 of the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® 2016 It may have been the shortest day at 27km's but it was still a tough run through the Namibian desert. Starting out in the Fish River Canyon, following the curves and crossing the river each time to get to the zebra trails on the opposite sides... [Read more] 2016/06/18

Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® 2016 Day 4

Day 4 – The long one. Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® 2016 Sho! 49km’s later, almost 12 hours of running for some, by far the longest route but really striking scenery and incredible to see some large game along the way. The distance started on the South African side where the runners jogged... [Read more] 2016/06/16

Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® 2016 Day 3

Day 3 of the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® Up before dawn for an early start of Bacon and eggs and SMOOTHIES! A long day ahead and so the first batch was off at first light at 7am. The last batch started at 8:30 and suddenly camp was quite. The runners headed towards Tatasberg but first had... [Read more] 2016/06/15

Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® 2016 Day 2

Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® 2016 Day 2 Today was stunningly beautiful but very hot and predicted for tomorrow to be hotter. It was a mixture of technical running, scrambling, goat trails and river beds but what a BLAST!   Starting off a a fast trot at 8am and then at half hour intervals... [Read more] 2016/06/14

Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® 2016 Day 1

Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® 2016 Day 1 ‘Welcome to the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® 2016’ is how runners were greeted as they arrived in Sendelingsdrift yesterday. Runners registered between 4 – 6pm which was extended as the last bus of Runners arrived late from Ai Ais in Namibia... [Read more] 2016/06/13

Running across two countries and out of this world - The Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® 2016

Running across two countries and out of this world - The Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® 2016   Five days, two African countries, one ancient mountain wilderness with lunar landscapes - local and international trail runners alike are racing to put their names down for South Africa’s first... [Read more] 2016/06/07

Nutrition tips for training and training your body to eat anything

Your Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® Nutritional Plan   From contracting a rogue tummy bug to your body rejecting something it isn’t used to, food and nutrition can end your Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® if not managed correctly. Here are some tips from a registered dietician and a few... [Read more] 2016/02/24

Why you should compliment running with strength, plus benefits of strength for stage running

FINISH STRONG   A common fear shared by first-time stage runners is the overall distance, and the potential inability to complete it! Fear not, we’ve got you covered. By introducing strength workouts to your training programme, you will not only improve your efficiency and fitness, you’ll be sure... [Read more] 2016/02/18

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Memoirs of a perfect day on an outstanding route! Results are up… https://t.co/8Xq5vxV729 - 6 days 11 hours ago
finishes on top for the woman in the 38km with 4:11:09, setting a new course record!… https://t.co/0551r70aO8 - 1 week 7 hours ago
annalaub_ comprehensively retains her 24km woman's title with 2:17:51, finishing 5th overall!!… https://t.co/7lu7W6WOFi - 1 week 8 hours ago
champion of the 38km with 3:28:55 🙌🏼 what a run 👏🏻👏🏻 https://t.co/zYsYq8BHQy - 1 week 8 hours ago