Tag Archives: Comrades History

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. CLIVE CRAWLEY – COMRADES RACE #1

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    June 9, 2020 by DAVE JACK

    Fairly early during the morning of the 8th of June 2020 my phone rang and it was Comrades Chairperson, Cheryl …
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  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 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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  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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