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Records broken at OTTER 2018

Twenty-five-year-old former Polish track star, Bartlomiej Przedwojewski, upset the form book to sweep to a record-breaking victory in the Otter African “Retto” Trail Run yesterday morning between Nature’s Valley and Storm’s River, with pre-race favourite, Kilian Jornet, forced out of the race in the early stages through injury.   Conditions were near-perfect for running, but …

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Kilian Jornet Wins Ring of Steall Skyrace in Scotland Top-10 Men and Women Set for Golden Trail Series Finale in South Africa

He may have arrived a bit more bloodied and muddied this time, but he once again arrived first. Salomon mountain athlete Kilian Jornet held off another formidable field of challengers to win the Ring of Steall Skyrace in the Scottish Highlands in course record time on Saturday to cap a perfect Golden Trail Series in …

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THE ALIEN INVASIVE PLANT CONTROL

So who’s catching a lift on your shoe? Biological invasions are a major threat to biodiversity conservation and limiting human mediated dispersal of non-native plants and in particular invasive species is an important component of invasive control that needs greater awareness. There is a growing body of evidence pointing to the potential for human mediated …

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SPOT TO PROVIDE TRACKING AND RACE SUPPORT TO OTTER AFRICAN TRAIL RUN 2018

Highlights: ⦁ Global Satellite Africa to provide tracking support to the Otter African Trail Run 2018, equipping the top 40 elite runners, as well as event logistical vehicles, with SPOT satellite tracking devices ⦁ Otter African Trail Run marks the Grand Final of the Golden Series 2018 ⦁ Otter African Trail Run is a marathon …

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Megan Mackenzie still in the Golden Trail Series top 10, despite a tough Sierre-Zinal

Megan Mackenzie, Team Salomon SA athlete and top South Africa trail runner, set out with high intentions for a top 10 finish at yesterday’s third Golden Trail Series race, Sierre-Zinal in Switzerland, but things didn’t unfold as planned. Crippled by stomach cramps and unable to eat or drink for most of the race, Mackenzie fought …

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