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History

2007 Nov   Wildrunner is born
 
2008 Jan   Widlrunner launches the unique short course Trail Series® with the Cape Summer Trail Series®
2008 Jun   The first Gauteng Winter Trail Series® race takes place at Groenkloof Nature Reserve in Pretoria - 136 runners attend!
2008 Jul    The first Cape Winter Trail Series® race takes place at Paarl Mountain Reserve
2008 Dec   1,427 runners take part in Wildrunner events in 2008
 
2009 Sep   80 runners take part in the first Wildcoast Wildrun® 
2009 Nov   The Wildcoast Wildrun® 2009 flights on SuperSport for the first time
2009 Dec   Wildrunner sees growth of 196% from 2008 to 2009
 
2010 Jan   The 2010 Wildcoast Wildrun® sells out in under 30 minutes
2010 Oct   104 runners take part in the first Helderberg Mountain Challenge
2010 Nov   A second departure is added to the Wildcoast Wildrun® 2011
2010 Nov   Lesotho Wildrun® 2011 is launched, the big mountain cousin of the Wildcoast Wildrun®
2010 Dec   8,522 runners take part in Wildrunner events compared to 1427 in 2008
 
2011 Jan    165 Wildcoast Wildrun® entries sell out in under 20 minutes
2011 May   569 runners take part in the second Helderberg Mountain Challenge
2011 Mar   Just 27 runners take part in the inaugural Lesotho Wildrun®
2011 Aug   736 runners take part in the first Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge in very tough conditions
2011 Oct    619 runners take part in the first KZN Trail Series®, making the Trail Series® the first national short course trail running event of its kind in                                 Africa
2011 Dec   12,360 runners take part in Wildrunner events during 2011
 
2012 Jan    The Wildcoast Wildrun® 2012 sells out in under 15 minutes
2012 May   1,016 runners complete the Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge in perfect conditions
2012 Jun    Wildrunner hires its first additional team member, content manager Claire Davidson, working alongside Owen and Tam Middleton (then Jupp)
2012 Aug   Wildrunner celebrates its 100th event at race 4 in the Cape Winter Trail Series® in Kleinmond
2012 Dec    11,849 runners take part in Wildrunner events during 2012
 
2013 Jan   The Wildcoast Wildrun® sells out in under 10 minutes
2013 Feb   The Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge Extreme is extended to 35km and is announced as the first ever SA Long distance Trail Running Championships
2013 Feb   The 36km Silvermine Mountain XL is run for the first time
2013 Mar   The Cape Summer Trail Series® has 3969 runners attend the Series - a new record
2013 Mar   Team Wildrunner expands with the addition of Carl Copson and James Bosenberg
2013 Apr   The GLB46 Ultra is announced and becomes the last PUFfeR qualifyer 
2013 Jul    The Marloth Mountain Challenge 2013 is announced but is posponed to 2014 due to unfortunate circumstances
2013 Jul    Claire leaves to pursue her own business and Catharina Robbertze joins the team as content manager
2013 Jul    Spur Steak Ranches is announced as Wildrunner's first ever event title sponsor and the Trail Series® becomes the Spur Trail Series®
2013 Aug  The sixth Spur Cape Winter Trail Series® sells out every event for the first time!
2013 Nov   The Richtersveld Wildrun®, the desert leg of the Wildrun® brand is launched
2013 Dec   17,250 runners take part in Wildrunner events during 2013
 
2014 May   Team Wildrunner expands with the addition of Holly Ramsey
2014 Jun    57 Runners take on the inaugural Richtersveld Wildrun®
2014 Jun   The Spur Gauteng Winter Trail Series® sells out every event for the first time
2014 Jul     The Spur Cape Winter Trail Series® keeps growing with each race being over-subscribed
2014 Sep   Wildrunner organises the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Peace Trail Runs - a trail run with one of the highest prize purses in South Africa.
2014 Sep   The inaugural Marloth Mountain Challenge takes place in Swellendam in tough conditions. 34 solo runners and 23 teams complete the 55km                         run.
2014 Dec   19,842 runners take part in Wildrunner events during 2014
2015 Feb    The Spur Cape Summer Trail Series® sells out every race and batching is introduced for the first time at these races.
2015 Jun    The second Richtersveld Wildrun® is completed successfully.
2015 July   The Spur Gauteng Winter Trail Series® keeps growing as each event in the Series is over subscribed.

 

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