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Author: Zelda Coetzee

Interview with Rock Rabbit Run Organiser Nina Alexis Furness Durieux

It’s always great to hear about a new trail run gracing our calendar, especially one that’s situated in the perfect natural playground of Broederstroom. I’ve just had the pleasure of catching up with NashNissan Rock Rabbit Race Organiser Nina Alexis Furness Durieux, trail runner par excellence, to find out a little more about what she’s got in store for us… UR: Tell us a little about yourself and your love of trail running. Nina: I started running in high school and got completely addicted to it. My first trail run was about 6 years ago and I thought I...

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Landie Greyling… on trails and toothbrushes…

South Africa has only ONE trail dassie. She doesn’t need any introduction. She has the best legs in the world, the friendliest smile and runs like the wind. She has numerous wins behind her name, too many to mention. Yup, you guessed it. We had an interview with Landie Greyling… Are you plagued by any chronic injuries that flare up and need management, and if not, then what’s your secret to staying mostly injury free? Fortunately I am generally quite injury free and have not been out with a chronic injury in the last 3 years. I believe in...

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Thabang Madiba – Life, Challenges and Trail

Thabang – many of us know you as “the trail running star”, but where did it all start for you? Tell us a bit of your history and where you come from? I grew up in a small township, Ga-Rankuwa, in the north of Pretoria and I am the second born son of Maria Madiba and Leonard Tsatsi. Running is a sport that I really loved growing up but I only started racing at the age of 16 where I placed 3rd in the boys U17 1500m USSA SA District Track and Field. I recall watching the 1992 Barcelona...

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