The Whale of Trail A-Z |Part 2

Find out EVERYTHING you need to know about the Merrell Whale of Trail and then some! Tune in this month for Part 2, and check out Part 1 from last month here! O is for Outdoors Trail running puts you in spectacular places, the De Hoop Nature Reserve, managed by Cape Nature, is one such special place. Whether you’re going for the top of the podium or simply to cross the finish line, make a… Continue reading

Merrell Whale of Trail Ups prize money to R110k

Race organisers and Mountain Runner Event partners, Graham Bird and Tatum Prins, welcome two new sponsors on board for the 2018 instalment of the Merrell Whale of Trail: PSG Rosebank and De Hoop Collection. Thanks to both, the Merrell Whale of Trail has upped their prize money and now offer elites and trails runners a prize pot they simply can’t afford NOT to race for! Suzette von Broembsen from PSG Rosebank, an avid trail runner… Continue reading

Near perfect conditions, heated competition and an abundance of whales at the 2017 Whale of Trail

  Clear skies and roaring braziers welcomed a total of 123 trail runners at Potberg Environmental Education Centre, the start of the 4th Merrell Whale of Trail. Between them and the finish, 53km of varied single track awaited including a combination of technical trail, smooth, fast flowing downhills, undulating coastal paths and soft sandy beaches. To accompany them on route: an enormous venue of Cape Vultures and an abundance of Southern Right Whales. The stacked… Continue reading