Trail Runner's Guide

Trail Runner's Guide provides comprehensive coverage of trails in and around South Africa as well as information on training gear, footwear, nutrition, events and insider tips.
Marais, Jacques
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Book title: Trail Runner's Guide
Author: Jacques Marais
Type: Activity Guide
Publisher: MapStudio
Cape Town, South Africa 2012
ISBN 9781770263697 / ISBN 978-1-77026-369-7
Softcover, 17x24 cm, 224 pages, throughout maps and photos, English


You can't beat South African trails when it comes to the variety of terrain, landscapes, plants, animal life and weather conditions. This guide provides comprehensive coverage of 100 trails, with information on training, gear, footwear, nutrition and events, as well as insider tips from some of South Africa's leading trail running experts. Trail running ultimately remains one of the most uncomplicated sports you can practise in the great outdoors, and hopefully this book will act as a guide to some of the country's most gorgeous trails. Selecting the best trails was not easy from more than 250 submissions from dozens of runners, organisers, destinations and enthusiasts.


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