Walk It Out

Coming from road running I always regarded walking as something only for beginners and the seriously unfit. Being able to run a long hill all the way to the top, or not, was the dividing line between runner and jogger. Come Trail running and very soon I learnt that on the mountain certain hills are

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Paarl Parkrun

It is not often that I find myself pleasantly surprised by a running event. Such was the case, however, on Saturday morning, 9 April 2016, when I toed the line at the Paarl Arboretum for what was the inaugural Paarl Parkrun. Although most of us, runners and non-runners, have heard about parkruns, I for one

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Review: Salomon S-Lab Sense 5 Ultra

In 2009 Christopher McDougall released probably the most read running/trail related book yet, Born to Run, and that sparked a revolution in the trail shoe industry, with “minimalistic”/barefoot running being the new word on everybody’s lips. Many manufacturers created minimalistic shoes for a more natural feel, with low heel to toe drops, and weight being

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