Have you seen TRAIL issue 3 yet?
The third issue of TRAIL magazine, South Africa’s only print and digital publication dedicated to the booming sport of trail running, is on shelves and is also available on Zinio.com and through iTunes for digital download.
- Exclusive Books (from issue 4)
- Runner Group
- Specialist running, multisport and outdoor stores
- Digital edition (Zinio.com)
- iTunes (via Zinio.com app)
Fact: Trail running is the new black.
Just like mountain biking rode out of nowhere and knocked the wheels from under road cycling, trail running is the antidote to running on crowded, often hazardous roads, and a breath of fresh air for anyone who has been a runner for any length of time.
It’s booming – and it’s only going to get bigger.
TRAIL magazine strives to both reflect this and innovate new trends within trail running. We work hard, constantly and honestly, to bring you the best balance possible between training tips, event previews, race reviews, people interviews and equipment features.
TRAIL is published quarterly for 2012 and bi-monthly in 2013.
The third issue builds on the second issue with longer, detailed articles on an eclectic mix of topics including:
14 Sure-fire ways to improve your uphill running, with tips from Jonathan Wyatt, Dion Middelkoop, Ryno Griesel and Scott Jurek
Photo-essay of May’s quad-busting Royal Raid over 80km in the rainforests of Mauritius
Barefoot running: run lighter, smoother, float over danger, leave Injury City forever
Scorch in the desert with the Marathon des Sables brave hearts who tackled this year’s gruelling edition
A 27-model Trail Shop Guide to keep you in-the-know and motivated this winter
Three detailed shoe tests
Saucony Kinvara TR (women’s shoe)
Hi-Tec V-Lite Trail
Puma Faas 250 Trail
Running with the Kenyans (Adharanand Finn)
The Ultimate Guide to Trail Running (Adam W. Chase and Nancy Hobbs)
Ultramarathon Man (Dean Karnazes)
Born to Run (Christopher McDougall)
TRAIL magazine’s third issue is 100 pages thick and is packed with training tips, news and product reviews. Expert guest writers include desert and stage running queen Mimi Anderson, lifestyle coach Chantel Nienaber and trail stalwart, Jack Davis who sings the praises of Johannesburg’s Braamfontein Spruit.
Photographic contributors include Craig Kolesky, Kelvin Trautman, Jean-Jacques Fabien and Pascal Mamet.
TRAIL retails for R39.95 and is available in one and two-year subscriptions, with optional First Ascent product being offered for a limited time.
Want the article on Running with Dogs, featured in issue 2? Buy a single print back issue online (pay with CC or EFT)
Contact us for further information:
Editorial submissions and letters firstname.lastname@example.org
Calendar: trail running events (Callan Childs) email@example.com
Subscriptions (Liesl Braun) firstname.lastname@example.org
Advertising (Deon Braun) email@example.com
Marketing, Strategic Alliances (Deon Braun) firstname.lastname@example.org
Dedicated website coming soon: trailmag.co.za
Learn where contributor Chantel Nienaber gets her trail strength from in issue 2. Buy a single print back issue online (pay with CC or EFT)
Stockists Buy TRAIL mag at SPAR, CNA, selected Dis-Chem stores as well as clued-up specialists retailers in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana.
Alternatively, be part of the movement with an annual subscription to TRAIL magazine.
Sign up for a year’s subscription to TRAIL magazine and save R40 on cover price. Pay R30 per mag instead of R40. Put another way, buy 3 and get 1 free. And when you do, you get the right to secure other products at prices the retailers can’t even buy at. Or subscribe to the digital version at Zinio.com – hit the red button now! Subscriptions will start from the current available issue.
When you subscribe you get:
One or two years of the mag (4 issues a year. Available locally or internationally)
One of three First Ascent trail running products (optional, print only)
PeptoSport endurance drink worth R260 (optional, print only)
Limited edition BUFF (optional, print subscription only)
Issue 1. Available as a back issue from our online store. Cover photo by Owen Middleton, Victoria Peak, winter 2011
The first issue featured, among others: (still available for sale as a collectible single issue via gomulti.co.za/shop)
We run 100 rocky miles in the Himalayas and give you our tips for exotic stage races
The best trail foods as voted by TRAIL readers
We design, hunt, catch and eat the Pawpaw Bunny
Attack of the Bite Valve: how to beat the nasties
Trail Shoe Guide: 33 new models, 10 trail run-loving brands
SA’s Grail of Trail? The Hi-Tec Otter African Trail Run 2011
21 Reasons that make trail running such a GREAT Sport!
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