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K-Way SkyRun 100km underway

Lucky Miya - twice winner of Skyrun. Photo: Stephen Granger One of South Africa’s oldest and wildest trail challenges got underway today (November 14) as two hundred and fifty participants started...

Africans shine at the Golden Trail Championships

Morocco's Elhousine Elazzaoui, day 3 of the GTC, October 31. Photo: Stephen Granger The origins of trail running - a sport dominated by European and American runners - is contended territory. Did the...

A Golden Championship… The Azores 2020 Trail Run is a wrap.

Stage 4 race winners: Rachel Drake (Stage winner), Iris Pessy (best climber), Ana Cufer (best downhiller), Gisela Carrio (best sprinter). Photo: Stephen Granger Had last week’s Golden Trail...

“Super Pole” Przedwojewski and Switzerland’s Mathys take overall honours in the Golden Trail Championship,...

Jim Walmsley flying home to win Day Four of the Golden Trail Championship, November 1, 2020. Photo: Stephen Granger Sunday 1st November is All Saints Day in the USA and whether that influenced the...

Golden Trail Championship Stage 3 – no technical ascent due to weather conditions; faster...

Add title Golden Trail Championship Stage 3 - no technical ascent due to weather conditions; faster track favours leaders This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is DSC_2732_60-1024x683.jpg Mount Pico beckoned briefly but the technical ascent...

Spaniard Pere Aurell wins Otter Africa “RETTO”

Winner Pere Aurell in action during the 2020 Otter African Trail Run, October 30, 2020. Photo: Peter Kirk Pere Aurell is the new 2020 OTTER men's champion, while South Africa's Toni McCann took...

African “Ubuntu” at the Golden Trail Championship

Bart Przedwojewski winning Day Two of the Golden Trail Championship, The Azores, October 30, 2020. Photo: Stephen Granger Polish athlete, Barlomiej Przedwojewski, swept to an exciting victory ahead of American Jim Walmsley on...

Golden Trail Championship, The Azores, Day 2 Results

Golden Trail Championship Day Two 25km on Faial Island Bart Przedwojewski winning Day Two of the Golden Trail Championship, The Azores, October 30, 2020. Photo: Stephen Granger

Otter African brings local flavour to 2020 trail racing

A favourite to win The Otter in 2020, Toni McCann en route to a record-breaking victory in the 2019 Whale of Trail. Photo: Peter Kirk The Otter African Trail Run is one of...

The Golden Trail: Blessings and injuries in The Azores

Steep volcanic gradients make for compelling and competitive trail running in The Azores. Photo: Stephen Granger Horta, Faial Island, Azores Rain is regarded as an African blessing so the weather...

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Ultra-Trail Cape Town “special” draws internationals, won by local runners.

Robbie Rorich - enjoys refreshment at half-way with a two minute lead. Photo - Marzelle van der Merwe

Trail action this weekend

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