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10 Gear Must-Haves for the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun®

So you’ve entered the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun®, and you’re beside yourself with an uncontainable combination of excitement and terror – definitely more excitement though! Now it’s time to start thinking about what you need, so that you don’t arrive for your first five-day Transfrontier... [Read more] 2016/02/10

Expect the Unexpected at the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun®

If you’ve been following the recent string of articles about the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® (RWR), you’ll be relatively well informed about what to expect when it comes to attempting the five-day trail adventure through the isolated, arid desert. What the articles don’t do though, is... [Read more] 2016/02/04

Surviving the Richtersveld as a plant

iancorless.com_RichtersveldRaceDay32015-9695.jpg Highlight:  The /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park is 5920km2 of arid, gnarled desert. At first glance, when driving towards Sendelingsdrif and the start of the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun®, the land... [Read more] 2016/01/28

Overcome your fear of multi-day races, forever

Sometimes the only thing standing between you and the finish line of a multi-day event is your fear of the unknown. This article is aimed to help you break down a multi-day event, like the five-day Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun®, as well as provide training tips to ensure that come race day,... [Read more] 2016/01/14

Win a four-day stay in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

xau-222_0.jpg Highlight:  Enter the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® before 29 February 2016 and stand the chance to win a four-day stay for two with an estimated value of R30,000 at the award-winning, four-star !Xaus Lodge in the iconic Kgalagadi Transfrontier... [Read more] 2015/12/10

Survive Christmas by entering the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun®

By Bryony McCormick   Want to know how to unwrap new traditions this Christmas, and how to get through the silly season feeling stronger, happier and fitter? Entering the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® 2016 is your key to surviving the chaos and here’s why…   iancorless.... [Read more] 2015/12/10

Seven reasons to enter the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun®

By Bryony McCormick I have to admit to this article being 100% unabridged personal opinion, but having finished both the 2014 and 2015 Richtersveld Wildrun® I feel like my opinion has some credibility. For two years running (see what I did there?), I have had the unique privilege of losing myself... [Read more] 2015/12/03

13 Reasons why I’d enter the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® again

Richtersveld Wildrun® finishers inspire 13 reasons to enter, based on personal experiences and why they’d happily pay up just to experience the Richtersveld again!    1. It’s gone ‘cross border’ DJI_0285.jpg Highlight:  The 2016 installment of the Richtersveld... [Read more] 2015/11/26

Six ways the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® will change your life

Six Richtersveld Wildrun® finishers chat about how their experiences have changed their lives. How do you think it’ll change yours?    1. You’ll graduate with an ‘Adventure Runner’ degree ©iancorless.com_RichtersveldRaceDay42015-1406.jpg Highlight:  For Carl Sandrock... [Read more] 2015/11/17

What do I get for my Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® entry fee?

The entry fee for the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® (RWR) is steep, right? Wrong - it’s actually incredibly fair considering what you’re signing up for. Several Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® (RWR) finishers share their thoughts on the entry fee, having already once parted with the cash... [Read more] 2015/11/12


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