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    Jumping Kids : Jackrabbit Charity Trail Run

    Date Held: 18 November 2017 Distances: 5km / 10km / 13km Terrain: Trail running Venue: Hoogland Health Hydro Website: My Road Less Travelled and Jumping Kids Photos by: On Saturday 18  November I joined My Road Less Travelled and Jumping Kids to take part in the Jumping Kids Jackrabbit Charity Trail Run at the beautiful Hoogland Health Hydro. Hoogland is a family owned and run Health Hydro, established in 1977 by Abraham Kruger and his wife, Annette. Hoogland is a peaceful haven where people from all walks of life come to manage their health and wellbeing holistically in a homely yet professional environment. Hoogland is set in the heart of a large private…

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    Race Report: Land Rover Centurion Mountain Monster Trail Run #3 : Modderfontein Nature reserve

    Event Name: Land Rover Centurion Mountain Monster Trail Run #3 Date Held: 22 Oct 2017 Distances: 30km / 13km / 6km Venue: Modderfontein Nature reserve Website: Modderfontein Nature reserve The recent Land Rover Mountain Monster # 3 organised by Trail Hunter events was held on 22 October 2017. The race was held at the Modderfontein Nature reserve. It is surprising to think than in between so many houses and factories a place like this exists. The vision for the Reserve is to create, within an urban setting, a natural open space which is socially, economically and ecologically sustainable. The 275-hectare Private Park is the second-largest private park in Gauteng and includes portions of…

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    Scrub Hare Trail Run

    Date Held: 3 September 2017 Distances: 5km / 13km / 20km Terrain: Trail running Venue: Leeuwenkloof  Website: My Road Less Travelled Photos by: @TVrugtman / @AdventureLifeSA Scrub Hare Trail Race was hands down one of my favourite races organised by My Road Less Travelled. It was filled with lots of challenging terrain and interesting twists and turns so intricate that we even got lost for a few seconds, but hey, that’s part of the adventure! There are allot of pictures in this post, but I just couldn’t decide on what to use! All of them are so good! My Road less travelled aims to challenge runners to push boundaries whilst exploring untapped areas. Venues are…

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    Land Rover Centurion Mountain Monster Trail Run #2 : Hakahana Trails

    Event Name: Land Rover Centurion Mountain Monster Trail Run #2 Date Held: 27 Aug 2017 Distances: 20km / 10km / 5km Venue: Hakahana Trails Website: Hakahana Trails On 27 Aug 2017 we took part in the Land Rover Centurion mountain monster #2 at Hakahana Trails. Hakahana Trails is located approximately 15km west of Pretoria, next to Gerotek and on route to Hartbeespoort dam. This ex-horse farm is a truly tranquil setting, consisting of huge paddocks, riverine ecology and pristine bushveld koppies. The Hakahana Trails Network traverses over 40 properties enabling a unique, safe and diverse riding/running experience, mostly on custom-built single track in pristine bushveld surrounds.While Hakahana will give you a super outing…

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    Race Report: Afriforum Springbok Vasbyt 2017

    Date Held: 15 July 2017 Distances: 5km / 10km / 25km Terain: Trail running Venue: Voortrekker Monument Website: Tekkie Races   This weekend I took part in Springbok vasbyt 2017 organised by by Voortrekker Monument Draf en Stap klub. In early years there was a race called ‘Magaliesbergwedloop’ and when the race died there was a lack of any trail running events except for races that were held in Cape Town along with other races such as Mount-Au-Source and Botshabelo. Technicon Pretoria marathon Club decided to hold a historical of road race and that lead to the creation of the ‘Voetpadberg 10 Myler’. This race was such a success that it gave birth…