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The Comrades Marathon

John Cameron-Dow

The Comrades Marathon

the ultimate human race

by John Cameron-Dow

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Published by Penguin Books in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Comrades Marathon,
  • Marathon running

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.425.

    StatementJohn Cameron-Dow
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1065.23.S62 C664 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 434 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages434
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25014433M
    ISBN 100143528068
    ISBN 109780143528067
    LC Control Number2011448189
    OCLC/WorldCa730899218

    Best Running Books to Motivate Your Training Following are true stories or biographies of runners that will inspire you to push your own limits yes many are tales of doing things we may never dare like running across the country or even miles, but it’s the moments they go through that make you believe you can do more.   With South Africa entering its last week of official lockdown, the Comrades Marathon Association has admitted that the iconic race is .

    The next Comrades Marathon will be held on 14 th June It starts at in the City Hall, Pietermaritzburg and finishes at in the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban. With this date in mind, that means The Comrades Marathon is less than eight months away now! And with entries opening on 28 th October, it is not long to make that decision about whether to apply. It is the world’s oldest and most famous ultramarathon. South Africa’s Comrades Marathon has teased, tormented and tortured runners from all over the world since Those who have endured it say it changes lives, speaks to the soul and turns the ordinary into extraordinary. According to many, it is liberating. Bob de la Motte should know.

      Runners compete in the 89km Comrades Marathon between Pietermaritzburg and Durban, More t participants took part in the ultra-marathon . Customer service: Enquiries about the event please contact: Comrades Marathon Profiles Comrades Marathon Association Tel: +27(0)33 Fax: +27(0)33


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An updated history of the Comrades Marathon is long overdue, and author John Cameron-Dow is uniquely qualified to write about this remarkable athletic event: he holds a prized green number - mark of a ten-time Comrades medallist.5/5(4).

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The official Comrades Marathon: The Ultimate Human Race begins in and chronologically describes every race in detail, up to 's commemorative 85th event.

All the legends are here, in their full Comrades glory and human frailty: Arthur Newton, Hardy Ballington, Wally Hayward, Jackie Mekler, Alan Robb, Frith van der Merwe, Bruce Fordyce. The Comrades Marathon in South Africa is the World’s oldest, largest and, it can be argued, the greatest ultra marathon.

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