Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun 2016 on RUNULTRA

“South African trail running pioneer Linda Doke and 2015 Marathon des Sables female champion, Elisabet Barnes placed 2nd and 3rd respectively in the ladies’ race. Both ladies summing up their experiences with a similar thought process, “What an incredible privilege … Continue reading

Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun 2016 – The Faces of the final day

Here are the faces of the 2016 Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun, today, Friday 17th June they will run the final 26km to complete the ‘transfrontier’ run. A relaxed day with a late start, making sure we maximise the amazing natural hot … Continue reading

Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun 2016 – Stage Four

Today, the 2016 Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun really did go wild with an early morning crossing of the Orange River and two days in Namibia. It really was an incredible day! Leaving the magnificent De Hoop Camp on the banks of the … Continue reading

Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun 2016 – Stage Three

Golden light illuminated the ‘Springbok Flats’ and moody blue clouds provided a stunning contrast to the opening miles of day 3 of the 2016 Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun. It was a stunning start to the day. As the runners progressed across … Continue reading

Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun 2016 – Stage Two

A chilly night welcomed a beautiful clear morning and as the sun book the horizon, the ambiance in camp glowed with the sun. Starting in 4 specific groups based on finishing times from day one, the 43 runners departed at … Continue reading

Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun 2016 – Stage One

The silence was deafening. The darkness was black, oh so black and the stars glowed in abundance in the sky. It was the first morning of the 2016 Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun and anticipation was high. There was a high level … Continue reading

Nama People – Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun®

One of the real advantages of travel and race coverage is meeting a new culture and gaining a new experience. Today I came face-to-face with the Nama people  who came to greet us and welcome us at the 2016 Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun. Race … Continue reading

Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun 2016 – Registration

The 2016 Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun® became a reality today… runners from all over the world have assembled in the |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park. Race website HERE A 200km, five-day foot race from South Africa to Namibia through the ancient arid landscape of … Continue reading

RICHTERSVELD TRANSFRONTIER WILDRUN 2016 – Entries close soon!

“The simple act of running, placing one foot in-front of the other as a method of transport takes us back to our roots, our basic instincts. In search of a place to sleep, to hunt for food; it is about … Continue reading