Sabrina Pace-Humphreys On The Inclusion, Participation & Representation Of Black People In Trail Running
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Sabrina is a run-coach, personal trainer, ultra-runner, and a founder of Black Trail Runners.
Black Trail Runners is a community and campaigning group which seeks to increase the inclusion, participation and representation of Black people in trail running.
In this episode, we talk running long-distances, the racism that Sabrina endured growing up in a small town in Gloucestershire and the work she is now doing within the running community to lead change and create a truly diverse running community for people of all ethnicities.
To find out more about Black Trail Runners, head to @Blacktrailrunners on Instagram and to follow Sabrina she’s @sabrunsmiles on Instagram.
Black Trail Runners also have their own podcast, called 'The Checkpoint'. To download, listen and subscribe just search 'Black Trail Runners' in your podcast app.
01:37 – 06:11 – Sabrina on how she got into ultra-running
06:16 – 12:50 – Sabrina on the fire that burns inside her and why it burns so brightly
13:19 – 19:37 – Sabrina explains what it was like to grow up in a small rural town and endure racism on a daily basis
19:51 – 28:56 – Sabrina on the impact Black Lives Matter has had on the running community
30:05 – 37:59 – Sabrina explains that conversations about the inclusion, participation and representation of Black people in trail running can be uncomfortable, but, that isn’t a reason not to have them
38:15 – 39:48 – Sabrina on the “tokenism” within the running community
39:59 – 46:12 – Sabrina explains what it is like to turn up at a running event and not see anybody else that looks like her
47:02 – 50:44 – Sabrina on the significance of her being featured on the front cover of Runner’s World
51:19 – 56:04 – Sabrina on how people can help and support Black Trail Runners.