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Day 2 of the Wildcoast Wildrun Departure 1 2016

Day 2 on the Wild Coast dawned bright and warm with conditions looking beautiful, for the first batch of runners who had an early start, at 6:30. Batches left at 30 minute intervals after that, giving all of the runners a chance to get to know each other and check out the ‘gazelles’ as they loped... [Read more] 2016/09/02

Packing for the Wildcoast Wildrun®

From packing your kit bag the day before you leave to packing your hydration pack the night before a stage, here are some handy tips to ensure you have everything you need and don’t leave anything behind for the Wildcoast Wildrun®. Packing your Kit Bag – PRE WCWR Packing for a stage race can be... [Read more] 2016/09/01

How to avoid blisters, cramps and other irritants on the Wildcoast Wildrun®

The Wildcoast Wildrun® (WCWR) is a three day stage race that will steer you over all kinds of terrains, from soft beach sand, firm sand and smooth single track to boulder hopping and river crossings. What this means is that your body and feet will be challenged against constantly changing and... [Read more] 2016/08/05

How to Survive the Wildcoast Wildrun®

Wildrunner’s tag line isn’t ‘Exploring wild places’ for nothing. Each Wildrun® allows trail runners to experience and explore extraordinary areas and places, often never (or rarely) seen by anyone else.  Adventure doesn’t come without challenges though, and the Wildcoast Wildrun® is no exception,... [Read more] 2016/07/14

The Wildcoast Wildrun® | Unpacking the Entry Fee

Six Wildcoast Wildrun® (WCWR) finishers chat about their WCWR experience and why they do, or would, pay year on year to enjoy this three-day stage race along a pristine, untouched part of the Transkei coastline. It’s an active holiday Angelo Henry is running his eight consecutive WCWR this year... [Read more] 2016/07/06

Getting fit for the Wildcoast Wildrun®

The Wildcoast Wildrun® (WCWR) starts at Kei Mouth in the Eastern Cape and finishes three days and 112km later at the majestic Hole-in-the-Wall. Runners take on a mix of compact beach running, undulating coastal cattle trails and grassy headlands over the three days. Sprinkle that with... [Read more] 2016/06/30

A Wild Experience

A Wild Experience The Wildcoast Wildrun® (WCWR) is so much more than ‘just’ a trail run, especially to the fortunate trail adventurers who have experienced the isolated beauty of the Transkei beaches, the lush green hues of the rolling hills and the inquisitive nature of the friendly locals during... [Read more] 2016/06/23

It's time to take a run on the Wildside

“It’s time to take a run on the Wildside” Announcing the 8th Wildcoast Wildrun® September 2016   Cape Town - 25 May 2016: Running over a hundred kilometres with the Indian Ocean on your right, across wild beaches populated only with idling Nguni cattle and the occasional herder, over grassy... [Read more] 2016/06/07

Win an entry into the Wildcoast Wildrun®

This year, we are offering one free entry to the Wildcoast Wildrun® worth R10,150 to your running club, when ten club representatives enter the Wildrun® (representatives do not need to be registered club members).   Your club is free to use this entry as you please - raffle it off to raise funds... [Read more] 2016/01/28

What is the Wildcoast Wildrun®?

Imagine the sound of crashing waves surrounding you. Feel the hard-packed sand under your pounding feet, the wind through your hair. Experience the beat of your heart, your racing breath and look forward to the feeling of refreshment as you make your way across the beaches, headlands and rivers on... [Read more] 2016/01/21

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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