Trail Talk SA

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Trial Talk SA is a weekly Trial Running hosted by Brad Brown aimed at the South African trail running community. We chat to the who's who of the South African Trail scene, preview races, catch up with experts and give advice from running your first small race up to the biggest trail runs in South Africa and globally.

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23
SEP
2015

KZN Trail Running - keeping you moving and informed

On this episode of Trail Talk SA, Brad Brown catches up with Lauren Booth. Lauren and her husband, Andrew are not only passionate about trail running, but also the environment. Andrew is the new race director for the Wild Series events; while Lauren works tirelessly on a host of other events they are involved in, as well as their active trail running portal, KZN trail running.
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16
SEP
2015

Jock of the trails - and keeping it Green

Jock Green is no endurance novice. This former professional cyclist has turned his attention, successful so, to trail running. We catch up with Jock on this episode of Trail Talk SA, after his recent second place finish at the Old Mutual Mont-Aux-Sources Challenge. His season is far from done either, nor is his remarkable story.
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09
SEP
2015

The state of trail running in South Africa

How is trail running controlled in South Africa? Is trail running controlled? Should it be controlled? This fast growing sport is ever expanding, and with expansion comes the good and bad. This week on Trail Talk SA we talk to Altus Schreuder. Well known on the trail scene, Altus talks to us about the state of trail running in South Africa.
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02
SEP
2015

Mont-aux-Sources Challenge - a trail legend!

David “Mr. Active” Katz steps in for Brad Brown this week on Trail Talk SA, as he gets set to tackle his first Old Mutual Wild Series Mont-aux-Sources Challenge. Race Director, Andrew Booth, who is making his debut in charge of the event, is on hand to give all the details about this forefather of trail racing in South Africa.
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26
AUG
2015

Why you HAVE to do the Salomon Featherbed Trail run

On this weeks episode of Trail Talk SA we catch up with Mark Collins. Not only is the Otter on his list of events to put on; but he is behind a fantastic event that is part of the Knysna Big Five during the Oyster Festival. The Salomon Featherbed Trail race has numerous starting times throughout the day, including a night run. It’s a race you want to add to your calendar.
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19
AUG
2015

Landie Greyling – Hitting the heights in 2015

On Trail Talk SA this week, we catch up with one of South Africa’s best trail runners, male or female. Landie Greyling is very much a house hold name when it comes to trail running. She’s been doing and has some interesting races on the agenda still in 2015. Races that appeal to the trail runner in all of us.
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24
JUL
2015

#Lucky11 with Ultra-Mamma Kim Stephens

On this episode of Trail Talk SA Brad Brown chats to trail runner and self proclaimed ultra-mamma Kim Stephens. Kim’s story is inspiring and we hope to share some of that with you here.

Kim, along with two fellow moms who run, Kelly van der Toorn & Lauren Allot are doing some incredible things for the St Georges Home for Girls in Cape Town. Between these three incredible moms they have 11 kids and are running a few races year under the #Lucky11 hashtag.
25
JUN
2015

Is the 100km Ultra Trail Cape Town for you?

Welcome to the next edition of Trail Talk SA, Brad Brown with you and we’re talking a race that just looks absolutely spectacular today. It’s a great pleasure to welcome from Cape Town, ultra trail, onto the show today, Stuart McConnachie.

Stu, I popped onto the website quickly just before we got you on line and those pictures are absolutely magnificent. You don’t even need to tell us about the race, you can just show us some of the pictures and say, you need to run.
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24
APR
2014

Daniel Rowland’s Jungle Trail Run & 5 Tips for taking on a multi-day stage

Daniel Roland – 2013 KAEM Winner (HermienWebb Photography)Zimbabwean born Daniel Rowland joins us once again on this edition of Trail Talk SA. Daniel won the 2013 Atacama Crossing as well as the 2013 KAEM and now has his sights set on the Jungle Trail Run in Peru in May which forms part of the Beyond the Ultimate trail running series.Daniel talks about his how he trains in specific ‘blocks’ and what his taper for this race will entail. Daniel also gives us 5 tips for the brand new trail runner starting out in the sport as well as 5 awesome tips to taking on your first multi-day stage race.If you would like to follow Daniel’s journey you can visit his website here, Facebook page here or drop him a tweet here.If you would like to subscribe to our weekly podcast on iTunes here or on RSS feed by clicking here.
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26
FEB
2014

Ryan Sandes Runs Transgrancanaria & Landie Greyling’s Trail Run Workshop

This week on Trail Talk SA, Brad Brown:Caught up with Ryan Sandes shortly before his departure for the Canary Islands to take part in the Transgrancanaria this coming weekend. Ryan tells us about how his year has gone from a training perspective and what he hopes to achieve in 2014. Ryan also talks about the Ultra-Trail World Tour.Found out about the Sports Science Institute of Southern Africa’s Multi-Stage Trail Run Workshop that is taking place on 3 March in Cape Town from Landie Greyling. Landie, who will be one of the speakers on the night tells us what you can expect if you attend the workshop (You can get more info and sign up here). Landie also talks about the upcoming AfricanX that she is running just a few weeks from now. If you would like to subscribe to our weekly podcast on iTunes here or on RSS feed by clicking here.You can also be in touch via email or following us on Twitter or Like Trail Talk SA on Facebook.
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18
JAN
2014

The Whale of Trail with Graham Bird, The Barefoot Runner and Robin.

The first episode of Trial Talk SA for the year sees us chat about a brand new race on the South African Trail Running Calendar for 2014, we take a look at a website that specialises in minimalist shoes and we also chat about the latest Modern Athlete. On this week’s trail running podcast:Graham Bird from Mountain Runner Events joins us to tell us about a new race that they’ve added to the 2014 South African Trail Running Calendar called the Whale of Trail. Dave tells us about the race, how you can enter and what to expect. You can find out more and enter online here. Dave also recently competed at the World Adventure Racing world champs in Costa Rica and he tells us a little bit about that experience.We chat about minimalist running on the trails with barefoot Dave Els. Dave has a website called The Barefoot Runner where you can buy the latest minimalist trail shoes.Also touch base with Robin Hide from Modern Athlete to find out what is in the January edition from a trail running perspective. You can read the mag online here.If you would like to subscribe to our weekly podcast on iTunes here or on RSS feed by clicking here.You can also be in touch via email or following us on Twitter or Like Trail Talk SA on Facebook.
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05
DEC
2013

Deon Braun from GO Multi & Trail Magazine talks Trail Running,

Another brand new episode of Trail Talk SA this week sees Brad catch up with Deon Braun, the founder of GO Multi and Trail Magazine. Deon and Brad talk about the recent decision that Deon has made to pull the plug on the print version of GO Multi and the decision to keep the website going. Deon also spoke about the growth of trail running in South Africa and described how the sport is where mountain biking was a few years ago. Deon also ran the recent Sky Run and spoke about his experience on the mountain. Check out GO Multi and Trail Magazine online.If you would like to subscribe to our weekly podcast on iTunes here or on RSS feed by clicking here.You can also be in touch via email or following us on Twitter or Like Trail Talk SA on Facebook.
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