1. WHO I AM

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    August 3, 2020 by DAVE JACK

    People might wonder what gives me the right to write about or talk about the Comrades Marathon, that amazing event …
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  2. COMRADES MEDAL PARADE

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    August 3, 2020 by DAVE JACK

    The history of the medals awarded in Comrades is an interesting one. Until 1972, only 6 gold medals were awarded …
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  3. COMRADES IS ONLY 7 LITTLE RUNS

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    August 3, 2020 by DAVE JACK

    Many top runners believe that the way to tackle Comrades is to break it up into smaller and more reasonable …
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  4. 10 TIPS FOR THE 9-12 HOUR RUNNER

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    August 1, 2020 by DAVE JACK

    It’s not just the distance on the road that you need in training. You also need to know the route. …
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  5. CLIVE CRAWLEY – COMRADES RACE #1

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    June 9, 2020 by DAVE JACK

    Fairly early during the morning of the 8th of June 2020 my phone rang and it was Comrades Chairperson, Cheryl …
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  6. BEATEN BY A WAR AND A PANDEMIC

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    May 15, 2020 by DAVE JACK

    Only two things have beaten Comrades since it started in 1921. A war and a pandemic. World War ll saw …
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  7. TEAM ASHWORTH COACHING

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    January 17, 2020 by DAVE JACK

    When entries opened for Comrades 2020 there was a crazy rush like we’ve never seen before and a complete sell-out …
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  8. VERY SPECIAL COMRADES FEATS

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    November 4, 2019 by DAVE JACK

    If you can run and finish the Comrades Marathon within the time limit it’s always been regarded as a feat …
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  9. LSD – COME BACK ALL IS FORGIVEN

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    October 24, 2019 by DAVE JACK

    In recent years, whilst the top runners have stuck with the concept of Long Slow Distance (LSD) – and slow …
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  10. DAD, I’M READY. WATCH ME FROM ABOVE

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    September 10, 2019 by DAVE JACK

    “Dad I’m ready. Watch me from above. Watch me from up there”. COMRADES STARTLINE 2019 AS JENNA LOOKS UPWARDS   …
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