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Cape Town Trail Marathon partners to clean our trails.

As Cape Town Trail Marathon prepares for a weekend of racing, Love our trails coordinates cleanups to ensure runners get to enjoy litter free trails. Cape Town Trail Marathon was introduced to Love our trails by Owen Middleton from Wildrunner in 2021 to help remove litter on a part of the route below Signal Hill that runners would be using. Love our trails have been organising cleanups in this area since 2015 and work closely with SANParks to try keep the area […]

Cleaning illegal dumping on our trails

Just a few weeks ago Louise Farrell shared a shocking picture of litter on a trail below Lions Head. Louise immediately co-ordinated a cleanup on Saturday 8 October in partnership with Love our trails, Sugarbird Trust, SANParks, CoCT, TBK Watch and Remax who brought in a team from Straatwerk. The cleanup up was a huge success, picking up 60 plus bags of litter in 3hours. We would like to tank everyone involved in making this cleanup possible and a special […]

Mandela Day Cleanup was a huge success

Love our trails partnered with Cape Union Mart to host our annual Mandela Day Cleanup on Platteklip Gorge for the 7th year running.  On Saturday 16th July 2022 over 30 volunteers joined us for the Mandela Day cleanup and together we picked up 10 bags of litter and scrubbed off some graffiti.  The day was a huge success, not only did we leave the trail cleaner than we found it but we enjoyed a morning in nature with like minded […]

Mandela Day Trail Clean Up 2022

Love our trails celebrates it’s 7th birthday by hosting the Mandela Day Trail Clean Up on Platteklip Gorge. Blake Dyason founded Love our trails in 2015 after hosting a trail cleanup on Platteklip Gorge. Over 100 trail volunteers pitched up and collected 55 full bags of litter. Join us for a fun-filled day in nature to meet like-minded people and make a difference in our environment. When: Saturday, 16 July Where: Platteklip Gorge, Starting Point Time: 08:00 – 12:00 Bring […]

Keeping it WILD – Proudly South African Adventure Podcast

Love our trails partnered up with Telltale.Media to produce a local podcast that can compete internationally with production and quality, Keeping it WILD. Blake Dyason founded Love our trails in 2015 hosting regular trail cleanups and activation as well as public speaking with the aim to connect people to nature in a way that will encourage trail users to care for and protect these wild spaces. Like many others, lock down put a sudden stop to the great work and […]

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