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KAEM Day 4

Day 4 – Tuesday 18 October 6am Cheers Fransa, bye Luiggi, have a good time! The Big Day has begun. This is the one we have had in the back our minds for months. 80km through the Kalahari Augrabies Desert. That’s almost the distance of the Comrades Marathon, but...

KAEM Day 6

Day 6 – Thurs 20 October 5am Wakey wakey, Campers! The organisers have wisely decided to bring our starting times one hour earlier in anticipation of a very hot day out in the desert. The sun has yet to rise and the Orange glides darkly and silently by. We’re...

KAEM Day 7

KAEM Day 7 – Friday 21 October 5am We know that this is our last day, so we don’t resent Brendas’ early morning wakey-wakey bellow. In the half-light we stir contentedly in our sleeping bags, savouring the familiar rustlings in bags for food and that first cup...

Footcare for Adventure Racing

By Lisa de Speville You’ve put in weeks of training and preparation ensuring that your legs will hold up to hour after hour on the bike and trekking up hills. You’ve worked your upper body, ensuring that you’ll have the strength for climbing, rope...