Category Archives: COMRADES MARATHON

  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. 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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  4. TO WIN COMRADES :

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    April 5, 2018 by DAVE JACK

    The more I have written about Comrades in this blog and in other articles over the years and the more …
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  5. COMRADES MARATHON HOUSE

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    May 24, 2016 by DAVE JACK

    There can’t be very many runners of Comrades who don’t know about Comrades House, but what exactly is Comrades House …
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  6. 89 WONDERFUL KMS TO DURBAN

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    February 18, 2016 by DAVE JACK

    In May 1921 one man with a somewhat crazy idea saw his dream of a foot race from Pietermaritzburg to …
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  7. COMRADES WILL HUMBLE YOU

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    October 13, 2015 by DAVE JACK

    Comrades held its launch for the 91st race on 29 May 2016 under the banner “Izokuthoba – It Will Humble …
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  8. TOMMY MALONE AND THE 1967 COMRADES FINISH :

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    June 10, 2015 by DAVE JACK

    I have known Tommy Malone for a long, long time and I have read many stories of that Comrades in …
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  9. TAKKIES AND CORPSE REVIVER :

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    March 26, 2015 by DAVE JACK

    What I am hoping to do is to give readers a glimpse into the past at what things were like …
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