Category Archives: Comrades 2016

Tlhalefang shares his first Comrade experience ..


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 🙂 Continue reading

Caroline Wöstmann – 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 Wöstmann 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