Richtersveld Event Guides

Info coming soon... 2016/09/16

Day 2 of the Wildcoast Wildrun Departure 1 2016

Day 2 on the Wild Coast dawned bright and warm with conditions looking beautiful, for the first batch of runners who had an early start, at 6:30. Batches left at 30 minute intervals after that, giving all of the runners a chance to get to know each other and check out the ‘gazelles’ as they loped... [Read more] 2016/09/02

Packing for the Wildcoast Wildrun®

From packing your kit bag the day before you leave to packing your hydration pack the night before a stage, here are some handy tips to ensure you have everything you need and don’t leave anything behind for the Wildcoast Wildrun®. Packing your Kit Bag – PRE WCWR Packing for a stage race can be... [Read more] 2016/09/01

How to avoid blisters, cramps and other irritants on the Wildcoast Wildrun®

The Wildcoast Wildrun® (WCWR) is a three day stage race that will steer you over all kinds of terrains, from soft beach sand, firm sand and smooth single track to boulder hopping and river crossings. What this means is that your body and feet will be challenged against constantly changing and... [Read more] 2016/08/05

How to Survive the Wildcoast Wildrun®

Wildrunner’s tag line isn’t ‘Exploring wild places’ for nothing. Each Wildrun® allows trail runners to experience and explore extraordinary areas and places, often never (or rarely) seen by anyone else.  Adventure doesn’t come without challenges though, and the Wildcoast Wildrun® is no exception,... [Read more] 2016/07/14

The Wildcoast Wildrun® | Unpacking the Entry Fee

Six Wildcoast Wildrun® (WCWR) finishers chat about their WCWR experience and why they do, or would, pay year on year to enjoy this three-day stage race along a pristine, untouched part of the Transkei coastline. It’s an active holiday Angelo Henry is running his eight consecutive WCWR this year and... [Read more] 2016/07/06

Getting fit for the Wildcoast Wildrun®

The Wildcoast Wildrun® (WCWR) starts at Kei Mouth in the Eastern Cape and finishes three days and 112km later at the majestic Hole-in-the-Wall. Runners take on a mix of compact beach running, undulating coastal cattle trails and grassy headlands over the three days. Sprinkle that with unpredictable... [Read more] 2016/06/30

A Wild Experience

A Wild Experience The Wildcoast Wildrun® (WCWR) is so much more than ‘just’ a trail run, especially to the fortunate trail adventurers who have experienced the isolated beauty of the Transkei beaches, the lush green hues of the rolling hills and the inquisitive nature of the friendly locals during... [Read more] 2016/06/23

Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® 2016 Day 5

Day 5 of the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® 2016 It may have been the shortest day at 27km's but it was still a tough run through the Namibian desert. ©iancorless.com_Richtersveld2016_Day5-5479.jpg Highlight:  Starting out in the Fish River Canyon, following... [Read more] 2016/06/18


Thanks for your wisdom, David! - 15 hours 45 min ago
Coach David Roche on Self Belief| Cape Trail Series Wrap | Mapungubwe Entries Opening - - 19 hours 12 min ago
Reminder that you must be in the queue by 8:15 for a late entry - 1 week 2 hours ago
Take it easy on the road to this morning. We have hot coffee & heaters waiting for you - 1 week 3 hours ago