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To us it's more than the run, it's the people, the places and the performance. That's why we've designed our summer running range, to deliver high performance with high aesthetics, so you can look and feel good, no matter where your run takes you!

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IT'S THE PEOPLE

The sense of community, the real connections, and the moments that are shared in nature. The pre-run catch-ups, the mid-run motivation and the post-run drinks with friends to rehash the stories. Visit our blog to discover the reasons why we run.

ARTICLES

6 reasons why it’s more than the run

Summer is in the air, which means it’s time to dust off those running shoes and get back into shape with a routine exercise regime! Here are our top reasons why it’s ‘More than the Run’.

ARTICLES

6 benefits of trail running

Tired of running around the same block or running aimlessly on a treadmill at the gym? Well, here are some of the best reasons to change up your run and head outdoors to the trails.

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IT'S THE PLACES

The ever changing landscapes, the joy of discovering untouched trails and the euphoria following a complete reboot of the senses. Visit our blog to read more about why we run. Experience it for yourself at one of these next events.

EVENT

DRYLAND TRAVERSE

31 October - 3 November 2019

From the dark damp fissures of the world-renowned Cango Caves, to an eventual cresting of the highest mountain range in the Cape Town, the 3-day Dryland Traverse trail run is a bucket list event for all adventure seekers.

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MARLOTH MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE

5 October 2019

Run the exclusive wilderness trails of the infamous Swellendam Hiking Trail at this year’s MMC. With distances from 10km to the very tough 55km Ultra, this event caters for all runners.

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IT'S THE PERFORMANCE

The ability to move closer to our full potential, with performance-tested gear that features the latest fabric and technologies.

SURVEY

TAKE OUR SURVEY AND GET R200 OFF YOUR NEXT ORDER


At First Ascent our goal is to deliver innovative gear, to enable you to push your limits. With insights about your kilometers, gear and more, we can continue to design running products to help you go further!

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WIN VOUCHERS WITH RUNNER'S WORLD!


Ace your goals in style with the latest summer range. Stand a chance to WIN 1 of 2 First Ascent Vouchers valued at R3,000. Simply follow the link below to enter.

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