Category Archives: ALL MY BLOGS

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. THE LADIES OF COMRADES

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    August 1, 2019 by DAVE JACK

    SINCERE THANKS TO THE COMRADES MARATHON ASSOCIATION FOR THE PHOTOGRAPHS     It was in 1975 during the running of …
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