Fell of the rail? Get back onto trail! 10 easy steps…

By Arlo van Heerden Ho ho ho! December holidays, great for the belly, tragic for your fitness. We’ve all been there, Lacing up your shoes in January with no idea how our body is going to respond to the extra pounds the beach holiday magically managed to add. For a lot of people the new years resolutions fly out the …

Mount Anderson Adventure

By Arlo Van Heerden Mount Anderson. 2273 metres above sea level. The highest point in the Lowveld and also the summit where three adventure seeking okes spent their Saturday night. Johardt (my brother)has been nagging me and Bruno ( our adventure buddy and lift )  about spending a night on top of Mount Anderson for quite some time, so when …

Lesotho Ultra trail 2017 Video

Lesotho Ultra Trail 2017 Video

We got the awesome opportunity to shoot the Lesotho Ultra trail 2017 video set in the magnificent Maluti Mountain Range. Maliba Mountain Lodge played it’s part as the race village for the weekend. Lesotho offered runners more than expected, and they were greeted with snow halfway during the race, which gave this race the ultimate SkyMarathon feel. It was such …

Skyrun 2017 Video

Skyrun 2017 Video

Skyrun 2017  Video Trying to describe the experience we had at Skyrun 2017 is almost an impossible task. We were on assignment for the Pure Adventures team and we had to put together a Skyrun race edit and documentary (coming soon!). This enabled us to spend about 8 days in the picturesque surroundings of Lady Grey and the Wartrail Country …

Kaapsehoop Marathon, The image story

Written and Photographed by Sven Musica The Uniwisp 3-in-1 Kaapsehoop Marathon, The Marathon that each athlete has the highest chance of smashing their PB….    … On Paper!! And so marks the end of another Kaapsehoop marathon, in all its beauty and glory. A 3Am wakeup call for most athletes and its off to the busses, the road kind, not …

The Otter African Trail run 2017 Predictions

So Its Otter Week this week and  with The Challenge behind us with our own Homeboy Kobus Maree Making us all jealous for his spectacular victory in the Challenge race, Damn meat eater, ha ha ha.  So With the Prologue completed today for the Race, we have a Few Race Predictions to make of what could go down tomorrow. In …

Grand Raid Reunion – South African Athletes

So on the 19th-22nd October 2017 (thats this weekend people) is a very very special race that is hosted not to far off the South African Coastline on a tiny island with a big heart- Ile de la Réunion, Hosting the crazy Diagonale des Fous (in straight english, the diagonal of fools), A 165km 9580m ascent beast of a race …

Race Report Uitsoek SkyMarathon® 2017

Uitsoek SkyMarathon® 2017  by Arlo van Heerden The 3rd of edition of the Uitsoek SkyMarathon ( or according to  Mazu Ndandani the Voetsek marathon) took place this weekend. The Uitsoek trail cease to amaze us every time we visit this trail. It is rugged, out of the way and really remote, but somehow whenever we get there the mountains and …

Mont Aux Sources Challenge 2017

Mont Aux Sources Challenge  2017 By Arlo van Heerden  On the first weekend of September a very special event took place in the mighty Drakensberg. If you refer to yourself as a trail runner you’ve probably done or at least heard of the Mount Aux Sources Challenge. Set in the heart of theRoyal Natal National Park this is one of South …