Forest Run in the Parys Gazette

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Our local Parys Gazette has been wonderfully supportive of Forest Run. Here’s a post-event piece published in the community paper in the week of 6 June 2016.

A total of 104 runners recently took part in the first edition of ‘AdventureLisa’s Forest Run’ in its new home of the Vredefort Dome. The runners set off from the Venterskroon Inn on three course distances – 16km, 30km and 46km – which took them on parts of the Rooihaas Hiking Trail and along tracks on neighbouring farms. While most of the participants drove through from Potchefstroom, Parys, Johannesburg and Pretoria, runners also travelled from as far away as Kroonstad, Klerksdorp, Sabie, Middelburg, Stellenbosch and Cape Town …read more


Modern Athlete – March

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This is the column on Forest Run in the March 2013 issue of Modern Athlete magazine. I tried to keep the content relevant to all other trail runs as well as Forest Run. Many thanks to editor Michelle Pieters for her support of Forest Run. Such a pity that Michelle and Janice were unable to run – both down with injuries. Wishing you both speedy recovery. Read the rest of this entry »

Modern Athlete – February

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Forest Run is in the new February 2013 issue of Modern Athlete magazine. In this article we’ve answered some of your questions about the run. You’ll find these and others on the FAQ page on this Forest Run website. Modern Athlete’s Michelle and Janice are training for the race – they’ll be running the relay pair. One month to go girls! Read the rest of this entry »

Media partner: Modern Athlete

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Modern Athlete has enthusiastically jumped on board as a media partner to Forest Run. In addition to pre-race content in the magazine, you’ll be able to really all about Michelle Carnegie (editor) and Janice Pondicas’ (advertising) experience as a relay pair after the race. Read the rest of this entry »