People of the road

Lenid Svetsov – With grateful thanks to Lenid Svetsov – twice Comrades Marathon winner and record breaker. Do you know what they say about the first impression? Continue reading

Bagshaw bags his first win – In memory of Dave Bagshaw (1949 to 2021) The wiry Englishman, not only won the race that day as a novice, he was the first runner to go under 5:50:00 – Continue reading

Elena Nurgalieva – With grateful thanks to Elena Nurgalieva – eight times winner. Translated from Russian. “On Comrades…… the pain begins.” – Continue reading

Arthur F.H. Newton – born on the 20th May 1883 in Weston-Super-Mare, was the first Comrades Great, winning the race five times. His advanced approach to distance running is still used today – Continue reading