Category Archives: UNOFFICIAL HISTORY

  1. MY 60 YEARS AT COMRADES

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    July 30, 2015 by DAVE JACK

    Now that the dust has settled on the 90th Comrades Marathon in 2015, I thought it might be a good …
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  2. OLD FASHIONED COMRADES TRAINING

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    June 23, 2015 by DAVE JACK

    This post is not intended as a training programme. I am not a coach and certainly not one of the …
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  3. ARTHUR NEWTON’S MISSING COMRADES CLOCK

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    May 13, 2015 by DAVE JACK

      I spoke in my previous chapter about one of the big things that happened to me whilst on the Comrades …
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  4. NOEL BURREE – 2nd IN COMRADES & WITHOUT A DRINK FROM START TO FINISH

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    May 6, 2015 by DAVE JACK

      In 1979 I was voted onto the Comrades organising committee and it’s one of my regrets that I was …
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  5. COMRADES REFRESHMENT STATIONS ARE BORN.

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    May 1, 2015 by DAVE JACK

    This is not the story of the Comrades Marathon. It’s not the story of the guts and the glory of …
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  6. 1975 AND COMRADES CHANGES

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    April 14, 2015 by DAVE JACK

    The 50th Comrades was run in 1975 and still known as “The Golden Jubilee” and a huge amount of fanfare …
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