Fish River Canyon Ultra 2017 Race Review

AJ Calitz | 13 June 2017

Fish River Canyon Ultra 2017 Race Review

Running the Fish River Canyon Ultra is about as far away as you can get from civilization. If you get into trouble, you have to get yourself out of it. No cellphone reception – my kind of place. We started off with a nine-hour journey to the banks of the Fish River Canyon at an eye-watering hour of the morning. Since I'd been there before several times, I knew what to expect. However, my partners in crime did not. An old school mate and training partner, Roelie Feenstra and his father, Oom Roelof decided to make a holiday of it. Another very established hiker and Fish River expert, Eric McLaren, joined us for the race.

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Fish River Ultra Record Breaking Marathon

AJ Calitz | 07 July 2016

Fish River Ultra Record Breaking Marathon

On a cold and rainy morning in Cape Town, three intrepid explorers were en route to the Fish River Canyon Ultra. The mission: run the second biggest canyon in the world.

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