Category Archives: Comrades 2016

Tlhalefang shares his first Comrade experience ..

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Tlhalefang went from sofa to fitness fanatic which was inspiring. That was not enough, this year he took up running as well.

Us “normal” folk would have started with a 5km walk and increased it gradually towards a 10km and maybe a 21.1km in our first year. Not this man. He skipped all the smaller distances Continue reading

Shoo .. I just survived … just … Comrades!

Were you sitting on the edge of your seat the whole of yesterday(Sunday), screaming at the screen as if the runners could hear you like I was? No? Was that just me? Oh dear .. ok ūüôā Continue reading

Caroline W√∂stmann – a race of 2 halves

Some inspiration this morning, for my friends making their way to Comrades this coming weekend.

I saw this clip on my timeline this morning, some sound advice from last year’s ladies Comrades Winner Caroline W√∂stmann on the down run this coming weekend! Continue reading

Running Comrades for the first? Thelma shares a few insights …

Thelma Theron

Thelma Theron

Firstly a bit of history to set the scene for my readers; I first met Thelma Theron a few years ago, ok a long, long while back. She had come to Swaziland on business and Continue reading

Kallie’s tips with 9 days before Comrades

9 Days to go ...

9 Days to go …

It’s just over ¬†a week before a few of my friends and many more other runners venture out onto the streets of Pietermaritzburg to run the Comrades. Continue reading

2016 will not be MYCOMRADES year …

Johnson Crane Marathon 2016

Johnson Crane Marathon 2016

On the 31st January 2016, a group of us travelled through to the East Rand to run the Johnson Crane Marathon. We were all gunning for a Comrades Continue reading

First Marathon got done!

My Running Buddies

My Running Buddies

Last week Sunday my day began freaking early! I was up just before 3am just so I could get to the start line of the Johnson Crane Hire Marathon. The drive down to Benoni felt long, Continue reading