News - Richtersveld

Now that's what you call wild running

After four days, 150km, several mountains, a couple of boulders, a rain storm and some blood, sweat and tears, the inaugural Richtersveld Wildrun has come to an end. It’s been an epic journey, as was expected, with long, tough days, cold nights and a whole lot of blisters. A little more unexpected... [Read more] 2014/06/07

Sunny skies at last, one day to go

292A5176.jpg Highlight:  It almost seemed unreal to wake up to sunny skies this morning, even though we’re taking part in a desert race. We weren’t complaining though as, for the first time in three days, we could actually see the sun rise and feel the warmth on our... [Read more] 2014/06/06

Rain, mud and running in the Richtersveld

292A3859 (800x533).jpg Highlight:  What’s the fastest way to get 57 trail runners out of bed at 3am? Tell them their tents are about to be flooded by a river caused by the only rain of the year to fall in the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park. This is how... [Read more] 2014/06/05

Richtersveld Wildrun™ gets off to a fast start

292A3222.jpg Highlight:  The inaugural Richtersveld Wildrun™ got off to a perfect, but chilly start as 57 trail runners set off from Sendelingsdrif in the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park on an epic four-day, 150km journey through the majestic mountain desert... [Read more] 2014/06/04

Another big name in trail lines up to tackle the Richtersveld Wildrun™

Tracy Zunckel on her way to winning the inaugural 2014 Giants Cup Trail Run. Image by Kelvin Trautman..jpg Highlight:  Another top South African trail runner, Tracy Zunckel, has signed up to take on the inaugural 150km, four day Richtersveld Wildrun™, and in doing so... [Read more] 2014/06/03

Bernard Rukadza to take on inaugural Richtersveld Wildrun

Bernard Rukadza at the Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge 2014_Web.jpg Highlight:  Bernard Rukadza, one of the top trail runners on the South African scene and the current ProNutro AfricanX Trail Run Champion, will be leading the charge for victory at the inaugural... [Read more] 2014/05/22

Richtersveld Wildrun - New kid on the block

images (6).jpg Highlight:  Four days & 150km of magnificent Richtersveld National Park desert running is the latest Wildrun offering from the Wildrunner team. This spectacular north western desert frontier of South Africa is a magnificent mountainous geological... [Read more] 2013/10/25

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