The Merrell Adventure Addicts Share their Expedition Africa Experiences After having to withdraw from the World Series race in Ecuador, and injuries suffered by team mates Hanno and Tatum, the Addicts’ chance of success looked slim. Luckily, Hanno’s replacement came in the form of team-reserve, Craig Carter-Brown, and Tatum recovered enough to rejoin the team. […]
My husband and I eagerly awaited our first adventure race, The NAV Challenge. An early start during the Christmas period; however, Laborie Wine Farm was beautiful, the course well-marked and there was ample parking space. We had stocked up on essentials: a waterproof cell phone, team Buffs and supplements for our Camel Baks. I hadn’t studied […]
Confronted by a humongous map, we gasped as we stared at endless checkpoints. On this hot, windy summers day at Laborie Wine Farm, we were to collect as many points as possible, at checkpoints (CP’s) on Paarl’s hills and vineyards. Affectionately known as the Bootylicious Brunette Babes, Liz and I chose to run. Following a […]
Hi-Tec sells a significant number of shoes in the South African running market, and although their hiking and walking shoes are tops, we’ve never been overly impressed with their running models. But just as Puma have upped the game in their running shoe range, so have Hi-Tec.