The guide provides comprehensive coverage of trails in and around South Africa as well as information on training gear, footwear, nutrition, events and insider tips from several of South Africa’s leading trail-running experts.
Foreword by Ryan Sandes
‘From the streets to the trails’ by Elana Meyer
Getting into trail running, terrain tips and using the book
Choosing the right footwear
Minimalist running and barefooting by Benita De Witt
Yoga for runners by Karyn Velleman
Posture therapy and body balancing
Nutrition and hydration by Tim Noakes
Winter and summer runner information
Author, Jacques Marais, is also a photographer who regularly contributes to a wide selection of premium adventure, travel and outdoor magazines in South Africa and abroad. Leading titles include Runners World, Bicycling, Discovery Magazine, Time Out & Men’s Health. As a columnist for a range of newspapers, his photographs and articles are regularly published in newspapers and on web sites around the world.