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Making A Runner: First Steps 👟

Episodes 1-9 of "Making A Runner": a specialist running podcast, for runners by runners.

As the name suggests, this podcast takes a deep dive into the world of running and explores the every day trials and tribulations that runners face in their pursuit of personal best times and running highs!

@Nic_theBio and @Daveyontherun host thought provoking, insightful and inspiring conversations with world-class athletes, coaches, subject matter experts and every day enthusiast to present you with the latest and greatest on offer in the world of running.

This is how runners are made…
Weekly English South Africa Running · Sports
9 Episodes

Episode 9 - Making a runner against all odds with LIV2RUN

Lindi (founder of LIV2RUN), Coach Beckham & Coach Sinovuyo aka. “The Bullet” are paving the road to a better future for 100’s of children by using running as a vehicle for change and “common unity”. All 3 of them are passionate & talented runners who have decided their life’s work…
27 Jul 2022 1 hr 05 min

Episode 8 - Making a Comrades Marathon Legend with Barry Holland

Some intro’s are better left to the pro’s - so we’ll hand over to 9 x Comrades Marathon Winner, Bruce Fordyce, to tell you more about what you can expect to learn from Barry Holland. “Barry’s greatest achievements have not been his own. Literally dozens of runners have achieved their…
13 Jul 2022 1 hr 18 min

Episode 7 - Making a runner from the feet up with Nelfrie Kemp

Nelfrie is a podiatrist, not a foot doctor but a health professional that specialises in the form & function of the feet. Her passion lies in biomechanics, ie. how you move. We typically pay very little attention to our feet when it comes to training & conditioning, but it is…
29 Jun 2022 1 hr 03 min

Episode 6 - Making an ultra-distance champion with Prodigal Khumalo.

Prodigal Khumalo is a 2 x Comrades Marathon Gold Medalist, turned competitive trail runner, who won the UTCT 100km on his first attempt at trail racing. But Prodigal is so much more than the sum of his accomplishments - he is a humble athlete, dedicated mentor & founder of the…
15 Jun 2022 51 min

Episode 5 - Coaching a Runner: Catching Up with Nic & Davey

There are many ways to make a runner, and with technology being what it is today, you have tons of information on the subject of running readily available at your finger tips. However, running is different for everyone and therefore every runner will respond differently to different training approaches -…
1 Jun 2022 1 hr 04 min

Episode 4 - From Ruin to Running - Making a Sober Runner with Jo Keppler

Jo Keppler is a competitive Ultra-distance Trail Runner with an astounding story. After battling with addiction and bulimia for most of her life, Jo’s story is one of triumph in the face of near-death. Listen and follow her journey of ruin to local running legend who has transformed her struggle…
18 May 2022 1 hr 06 min

Episode 2 - Making an Olympic Runner with Neheng Khatala & Coach Andrew Booyens

“The love of running that you social runners speak of doesn’t exist...it’s a job”, says Olympic Coach Andrew Booyens. Neheng Khatala is a Lesotho born athlete from humble beginnings, when her fathers battle with cancer left her with no other option but to abandon her schooling and enter the South…
20 Apr 2022 1 hr 02 min

Episode 1 - Meet Your Hosts: Nic and Davey

If you love running and, we mean LOVE, then you’ve come to the right place. In this first episode of Making a Runner, you’ll get to know your hosts, coach and athlete combo, @Nic_theBio and @Daveyontherun. A conversation that will leave you feeling like you’ve known them for years; they…
6 Apr 2022 39 min