Meet Our Team


Paiter Botha

Founder

Paiter’s running career started when he was 8. On most weekends you will find Paiter in the mountains around his hometown of Paarl.
Articles by Paiter



Warren Pettersen

Strategic Partner

Winner: African X, Hout Bay Trail Challenge several times, Fishermon’s Trail, Crazy Store around the mountain, Baviaanskloof Challenge 6x, Knysna Half Marathon.



Jan Ham Jr.

Blog Writer & Contributer

Jan forms part of the Columbia/GU TRAIL Team, a team of running ambassadors for Columbia Sportswear, GU Energy South Africa, TRAIL Magazine & Inov-8.
Articles by Jan



Lieuwe Boonstra

Blog Writer & Contributer

Lieuwe is one of South Africa’s most established triathletes. He is a triple SA Short course triathlon Champion, SA Olympic Distance Champion, SA Xterra Champion, Olympic Squad member and multiple podium finisher at the African Triathlon Champs.
Articles by Lieuwe



Willan Van Zyl

Blog Writer & Contributer

My own definition of trail running – run where God intended you to run.
Articles by Willan



Kathleen Shuttleworth

Blog Writer & Contributer

As an athlete Kathleen has competed at high levels across all the running disciplines, track, road, cross country, trail running and triathlons. She has been part of the winning ladies team in the AfricanX race for the last 2 years.
Articles by Kathleen



Naude Jordaan

Blog Writer & Contributer

Naude Jordaan is the owner of  “BE FIT OR BE DAMNED”, a training facility in Stellenbosch. Athletes who have benefited from his strength programs are Giniel de Villiers, Dan Hugo, Stuart Marais, and Flora Duffy.
Articles by Naude



Annalise Botha

Admin & Logistics

Former teacher and club hockey player. Currently coaching hockey at primary school level. Keen social runner.