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COMRADES CHAMP CAMILLE HERRON CONTINUES TO INSPIRE

29 December 2018

2016 Comrades Marathon Champion Camille Herron continues to inspire as she broke the women's world record for 100 miles in December in 12 hours, 42 minutes, and 39 seconds at the Tunnel Hill 100 in Vienna, Illinois. Her time is the fastest over 100 miles for both men and women in 2018.

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WISE WORDS FROM THE MARATHON WORLD RECORD HOLDER I

18 September 2018

Eliud Kipchoge, World Record Holder in the Marathon.
2:01:39. (Berlin Marathon 2018)
Mind-blowing!


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DROP OFF A PAIR OF SHOES AND GIVE A RUNNER A CHOICE

11 September 2018

Some runners love to run barefoot. Take for instance the legendary Zola Budd who became known as the barefoot runner when she shot to fame in the early 80’s. In fact, when she received a running shoe sponsorship, the catch line was “Brookes or nothing.” Another runner who prefers to run barefoot is former SPAR Grand Prix winner Lebo Phalula, who like many other top runners still prefer to r

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AT THE AGE OF 83 SHE CELEBRATES A SECOND CHANCE AT LIFE THROUGH RUNNING

10 September 2018

At the age of 70 she was told that she had heart failure, and to overcome something so huge Durban resident Hester Bekker started running. It is now 13 years later and 83-year-old Bekker has not looked back. In fact she has just taken part in her 8th Totalsports Women’s Race, an event which has become part of her lifestyle.
 
“Running changed my life in a great way,&rdquo


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AT THE AGE OF 76 THIS GREAT GRANDMASTER REFUSES TO SLOW DOWN

02 August 2018

He still runs a 45-minute 10km and recently placed second in his age category at the SA Half Marathon Champs, finishing in a time of 1:42. Meet Tamsanqa Jusayi, a 76-year-old Great Grandmaster who defies his age every morning when he laces up his running shoes.
 
So for most of us average runners a sub 50-minute 10km or a sub 2-hour half marathon is always nice goals to work towards. Most of us


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WORLD AND COURSE RECORDS SHATTERED BY SA ATHLETES

by Michelle Carnegie - 31 July 2018

An athlete from the Nedbank Running Club (NRC) shattered two world records at the Cape Town Festival of Running while another not only won the 100km event of the race, but also blazed to a new course record.
 
Tim Stones from the NRC in East London set two world records, firstly the World Deaf Road and all-surfaces 50km Record (5:07) and secondly the British Deaf 100km Road and all-surfaces Rec


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TRUE LEGENDS

09 June 2018

Legendary Barry Holland and Louis Massyn will on Sunday (10 June 2018) be gunning for their 46th consecutive Comrades Marathon. Between them they have 90 Comrades Marathons. True legends.


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MAKING THE MOST OF LIFE

by Chanelle Retief (Registered Dietician) - 23 May 2018

Many of us often take our healthy running-abled bodies for granted, often only complaining about a slight niggle here and there. But imagine what it feels like running with a disorder that causes not only severe damage to your lungs but also your digestive system. This is the story of Heidi Joubert, who despite having cystic fibrosis, has managed to finish 3 Comrades Marathons, as well as many other marathons and

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FROM AMPUTEE TO MARATHON RUNNER

20 April 2018

When Brian Reynolds was growing up in Boston, wearing prosthetic legs and watching his hometown marathon from the side of the road, he could hardly have imagined he’d ever become a marathon runner himself, let alone a world record breaker.

At four, Reynolds had both his legs amputated below the knee due to complications after a bout of meningitis. Yet in October last year, 25 years after


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DOUBLE JOY

by Michelle Carnegie - 12 April 2018

Crossing the finish line of the Two Oceans Half Marathon at the age of 83 is a fabulous achievement, but even more special when your 57-year-old daughter is by your side, sharing in your passion for running.
 
Caspar Greeff, who has run 38 Comrades Marathons and 26 Two Oceans Ultra’s, recently had a dream come true when his daughter, Karen Brough, joined him at this year’s Two Ocean


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