Category Archives: ALL MY BLOGS

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. MY MEMORIES OF JACKIE MEKLER

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    July 9, 2019 by DAVE JACK

    I was deeply saddened on the morning of the 1st of July 2019 when I heard the news that Comrades …
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  8. COMRADES – “THE HAT TRICK CLUB”

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    June 14, 2019 by DAVE JACK

    In the build-up to Comrades 2019, and in my blog about three time winner, Dave Bagshaw, I happened to mention …
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  9. COMRADES MARATHON 1969

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    June 4, 2019 by DAVE JACK

    The following is a report on the 1969 Comrades Marathon which was written by Dave Bagshaw who was running his …
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  10. COMRADES THREE IN A ROW WINNER – DAVE BAGSHAW

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    May 31, 2019 by DAVE JACK

    It’s the 31st of May 1969 and the Comrades Marathon winner has just crossed the finish line in Durban to …
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