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Nicolette Griffioen takes podium at Run the Berg Trail Race 2019

Races under 40km seldom feature very seriously, if at all, on my annual events calendar. But with the Otter African Trail Run looming, I decided a little speed work was in order. Enter the 2019 edition of the 2 day Run the Berg Trail Race! The Extreme version of the race consists of two days…
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Nicolette sets a new female record at the Mnweni Mountain Marathon

The Mnweni Mountain Marathon is a low-key trail running event hosted twice annually in the Mnweni region of the northern Drakensberg. The approximately 40km circular route is a self-navigated and self-supported run or hike up the Mnweni pass and back down Rockeries pass.  Saturday the 7th of September saw the Spring runners of 2019 gathering…
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Trail runner to summit seven mountains

Trail runner to summit seven mountains to help differently-abled children move forward. South Africa’s top men’s trail athlete will climb seven summits in seven days this month to raise funds to help disabled children enjoy the freedom to move and learn, something the adventure enthusiast says society takes for granted. Christiaan Greyling’s challenge is open…
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