Tag Archives: Athletics

  1. BEATEN BY A WAR AND A PANDEMIC

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    May 15, 2020 by DAVE JACK

    Only two things have beaten Comrades since it started in 1921. A war and a pandemic. World War ll saw …
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  2. TEAM ASHWORTH COACHING

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    January 17, 2020 by DAVE JACK

    When entries opened for Comrades 2020 there was a crazy rush like we’ve never seen before and a complete sell-out …
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  3. VERY SPECIAL COMRADES FEATS

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    November 4, 2019 by DAVE JACK

    If you can run and finish the Comrades Marathon within the time limit it’s always been regarded as a feat …
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. HOW LONG & WHAT SPEED IS LSD? :

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    April 5, 2019 by DAVE JACK

    It’s important to understand that this article is not aimed at the people who are in line for a gold …
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  10. COMRADES – MODEST TO MEGA

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    February 13, 2019 by DAVE JACK

    One dictionary definition of the word modest states “Moderate or limited in size” and whilst Comrades had started in 1921 …
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