2007 Nov Wildrunner is born
2008 Jan Wildrunner launches the unique short course Trail Series® with the Cape Summer Trail Series®
2008 Jun The first Gauteng Winter Trail Series® race takes place at Groenkloof Nature Reserve in Pretoria - 136 runners attend!
2008 Jul The first Cape Winter Trail Series® race takes place at Paarl Mountain Reserve
2008 Dec 1,427 runners take part in Wildrunner events in 2008
2009 Sep 80 runners take part in the first Wildcoast Wildrun®
2009 Nov The Wildcoast Wildrun® 2009 flights on SuperSport for the first time
2009 Dec Wildrunner sees growth of 196% from 2008 to 2009
2010 Jan The 2010 Wildcoast Wildrun® sells out in under 30 minutes
2010 Oct 104 runners take part in the first Helderberg Mountain Challenge
2010 Nov A second departure is added to the Wildcoast Wildrun® 2011
2010 Nov Lesotho Wildrun® 2011 is launched, the big mountain cousin of the Wildcoast Wildrun®
2010 Dec 8,522 runners take part in Wildrunner events compared to 1427 in 2008
2011 Jan 165 Wildcoast Wildrun® entries sell out in under 20 minutes
2011 May 569 runners take part in the second Helderberg Mountain Challenge
2011 Mar Just 27 runners take part in the inaugural Lesotho Wildrun®
2011 Aug 736 runners take part in the first Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge in very tough conditions
2011 Oct 619 runners take part in the first KZN Trail Series®, making the Trail Series® the first national short course trail running event of its kind in Africa
2011 Dec 12,360 runners take part in Wildrunner events during 2011
2012 Jan The Wildcoast Wildrun® 2012 sells out in under 15 minutes
2012 May 1,016 runners complete the Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge in perfect conditions
2012 Jun Wildrunner hires its first additional team member, content manager Claire Davidson, working alongside Owen and Tam Middleton (then Jupp)
2012 Aug Wildrunner celebrates its 100th event at race 4 in the Cape Winter Trail Series® in Kleinmond
2013 Jan The Wildcoast Wildrun® sells out in under 10 minutes
2013 Feb The Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge Extreme is extended to 35km and is announced as the first ever SA Long distance Trail Running Championships
2013 Feb The 36km Silvermine Mountain XL is run for the first time
2013 Mar The Cape Summer Trail Series® has 3969 runners attend the Series - a new record
2013 Apr The GLB46 Ultra is announced and becomes the last PUFFER qualifyer
2013 Jul The Marloth Mountain Challenge 2013 is announced but is postponed to 2014 due to unfortunate circumstances
2013 Jul Spur Steak Ranches is announced as Wildrunner's first ever event title sponsor and the Trail Series® becomes the Spur Trail Series®
2013 Aug The sixth Spur Cape Winter Trail Series® sells out every event for the first time!
2013 Oct The Spur Trail Series® flights on SuperSport for the first time.
2013 Nov The Richtersveld Wildrun®, the desert leg of the Wildrun® brand is launched
2014 Jun 57 Runners take on the inaugural Richtersveld Wildrun®
2014 Jun The Spur Gauteng Winter Trail Series® sells out every event for the first time
2014 Jul The Spur Cape Winter Trail Series® keeps growing with each race being over-subscribed
2014 Sep Wildrunner organises the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Peace Trail Runs - a trail run with one of the highest prize purses in South Africa.
2014 Sep The inaugural Marloth Mountain Challenge takes place in Swellendam in tough conditions. 34 solo runners and 23 teams complete the 55km run. This also marks the completion of the first Mountain Challenge Series.
2018 May Carla van Huyssteen breaks the 38km JMC ladies record by a mere 17 sec, setting the new bar at 4:11:09 read about it
2018 May Timothy Chambers smashes the 24km JMC record by 3:01, finishing in 1:52:04 read about it
2018 Aug Hayley Preen sets a new ladies record on the 15km HMC, finishing in 1:36:00 read about it
2018 Oct MMC 35km Extreme Mens record falls by more than 20 minutes! Jono Black sets new record at 3:46:19
2019 Jan Bos Sport confirms another two year sponsorship deal as the title sponsors of the Bos Sport Mountain Challenge Series, amplified by Jaybird.
2019 Feb The inagural sevent day Rwanda Wildrun® tour take place, complete with the first running group in history to complete the 40km Congo-Nile Divide Trail!
2019 Feb First Ascent signs up as the exclusive technical sponsor to the Bos Sport Mountain Challenge Series, amplified by Jaybird.
2019 Mar Wildrunner pulls it's Gauteng operations to focus more on the Western Cape.
2019 Mar Wildrunner runs a dual WWF Earth Hour 2019 in both Kirstenbosch & Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens.
2019 Aug Wildrunner pulls off it's 300th event at the final race in the Cape Winter Trail Series®
2019 Oct Jarryd Dunn blasts his way to a new record on the Marloth Mountain Challenge lite course, taking 4 sec from Timothy Chambers record set in 2016.
2019 Oct The seven race Cape Trail Series Super League (TSSL) is launched for 2020 with the addition of an XL distance at every race, along with lots of new routes.
2020 Jan The TSSL kicks of with a sell out at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
2020 Mar COVID-19 Lockdown began
2020 Jun Trail Series Phantom Rally is launched, starting in July.
2020 Oct SAAMES is born and we finally have permission from the Minister of sport to operate again.
2020 Nov We secure permission to run a three races in Oct/Nov under the auspices of SAAMES: a TSSL at Paul Cluver, JMC and TSSL Oak Valley.
2020 Nov Worst conditions in JMC history resutls in the B route being used for the 38km.
2021 Apr Jonkershoek Nature Reserve is ravaged by fire, JMC 2021 event is postponed indefinately.
2021 May Due to COVID-19 we run our first TSSL event in 2021 at Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve (usually this would be our fifth).
2021 Sep Wildcoast Wildrun 2021 takes place with a capacity field.
2021 Oct The inagural Cape Town Trail Marathon 46km takes place, managed by Wildrunner.
2021 Nov We close of the year with our final TSSL race at the magnificent Oak Valley. Just five events in 2021, the lowest in 14 years of operations!