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Episode 165 of Talk Ultra is a Great Himalayan Trail Special to link with the release of ‘Lessons From The Edge’ film. We chat with Ryan Sandes, Ryno Griesel and Wandering Fever film maker, Dean Leslie. ***** Talk Ultra is now …

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South Africa’s Linda Doke is not only a very accomplished runner but a great journalist. Recently she has interviewed her favourite photographers and I made the cut for the latest feature. “This week’s photographer is a personal favourite. Ian Corless …

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The 2019 NAMIBIA CROSSING has been confirmed. A new name, a new adventure! The NAMIBIA CROSSING is a 200km, five-day foot race from South Africa to Namibia through the ancient arid landscape of the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park. The race was previously …

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This is Episode 150 of Talk Ultra and we chat with Ryan Sandes ahead of his new and exciting FKT attempt in Nepal. Kurt Decker chats with Brian Boyle and Speedgoat is here. ***** NEWS Not much news this early …

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I recently caught up with South Africa’s Ryan Sandes after his impressive victory at the 2017 Western States. You can listen to a full and in-depth interview HERE on Talk Ultra podcast. Ryan’s story is one that inspires and it …

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Episode 138 of Talk Ultra brings and we bring you a full and in-depth interview with Western States 2017 Champ – Ryan Sandes. We also bring you an interview with the USA’s Hillary Allen who is very much pioneering a path …

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Episode 137 of Talk Ultra brings you three interviews – Camille Herron talks about the winning the biggest road ultra in the world, Comrades. We delve into the mind of Tom Withers and how he used his brain to finish the …

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Press release from ATRA corporate member TriSport South Africa. The weekend of 8 and 9 April was a girls only weekend like no other! Ladies from as far as Limpopo and even Namibia joined the TriSport team for a fun weekend of trail running where runners could let down their hair, laugh, shout, cry, and... Read more »

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Press release from ATRA corporate member TriSport South Africa. The Garden Route is renowned for its natural beauty and the NMMU campus at Saasveld, which played host to these events, is no exception. Lush green vegetation and thick undergrowth as well as an abundance of bird and wildlife make this area a feast for the... Read more »

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Episode 122 of Talk Ultra and we have a 1 hour interview with Pete Kostelnick all about his amazing, record breaking run across the USA. Ryan Sandes talks Raid de la Reunion and Casey Morgan talks about Madeira’s EcoTrail Funchal …

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Press release from ATRA corporate member TriSport (South Africa) The Jakkalsvlei MTB and Jackal trail-running events, celebrating its third year this year, will take place on Saturday, 29 October on the Jakkalsvlei wine farm. Both events are organised by TriSport who specialises in event management, sports travel, coaching and sports tourism, and is well-known for... Read more »

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This is Episode 114 of Talk Ultra and we have two interviews from Western States – Ladies champion Kaci Lickteig and the incredible Jim Walmsley who looked to break all WSER records only to go off course at 92 miles. …

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The start and finish arch for WS100. Never thought I'd be so involved with the race I'd sponsor it. A very proud moment. Photo: Amy Sharman

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Today, the 2016 Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun really did go wild with an early morning crossing of the Orange River and two days in Namibia. It really was an incredible day! Leaving the magnificent De Hoop Camp on the banks of the …

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A chilly night welcomed a beautiful clear morning and as the sun book the horizon, the ambiance in camp glowed with the sun. Starting in 4 specific groups based on finishing times from day one, the 43 runners departed at …

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The silence was deafening. The darkness was black, oh so black and the stars glowed in abundance in the sky. It was the first morning of the 2016 Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun and anticipation was high. There was a high level …

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One of the real advantages of travel and race coverage is meeting a new culture and gaining a new experience. Today I came face-to-face with the Nama people  who came to greet us and welcome us at the 2016 Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun. Nama (in …

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