Tag Archives: Durban

  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. 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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  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. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. COMRADES – THE GREAT LEVELLER :

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    November 19, 2018 by DAVE JACK

    A little over 50 years ago, shortly before I ran my first Comrades, I read an article in a Durban …
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  10. RESPECT COMRADES. IT’S FUN BUT NO JOKE :

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    November 8, 2018 by DAVE JACK

    So your Comrades entry for 2019 is in and you’ve had confirmation from the organisers that they’ve received it – …
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