1. COMRADES 2022

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    September 29, 2021 by DAVE JACK

    Decisions taken by the Comrades Marathon Association are primarily made with the health and safety of runners in mind. We …
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  2. The 1921 Comrades Marathon Tribute Run

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    May 20, 2021 by DAVE JACK

    The 24th of May 1921 saw just 34 men start from the Pietermaritzburg City Hall to run to Durban for …
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  3. IT’S A CELEBRATION!

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    May 17, 2021 by DAVE JACK

    Major festivities are planned for Monday, 24 May 2021 when the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) marks 100 years since the …
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  4. BILL PAYN ACCORDING TO BILL PAYN

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    April 15, 2021 by DAVE JACK

    It’s Wednesday the 24th of May 1922, the day of the second Comrades Marathon, this time an Up Run from …
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  5. TIME TO CELEBRATE A CENTENARY

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    February 18, 2021 by DAVE JACK

    For the second year in a row the Comrades Marathon has been cancelled because of the global pandemic we have …
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  6. 2021 A VERY IMPORTANT COMRADES YEAR

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    November 20, 2020 by DAVE JACK

    As we move ever closer to getting rid of the year many of us will remember as the year that …
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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