Pam Sullivan

“I’ve loved running since I was 10 and I used to watch Bruce Fordyce run and I used to always say, ‘I’m going to run comrades’, and then when I was in standard 7 I was in a very bad car accident and I fractured my spine in 3 places, so the doctor said, ‘you’ll never run again, just get over it’ and then I believed them.

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Chuma Diniso

“I run to keep fit, to take care of my body and obviously running gives me time to reflect, to basically shut down from the noise, just focus on myself for a moment, reflect on my goals, reflect on what I want to achieve, and come up with solutions to challenges that I am currently facing and so on.”

Mlondi Bhengu

“I used to adore the comrades runners, my mother took me one day because we grew up in Durban, so she took me to the Comrades starting line up and when they sing that Shosholoza, can you see how long hair I have, I go bald headed when they sing that, gone, no hair. That’s where the love developed. Read More …

Graham Block

“Many many many years ago, it started out when I stopped smoking, and I needed to not put on weight, and that’s where it started. So, I was just a social jogger, but I come from a mountianeering background and a rock face climbing background, so I was always active, and running just became the thing. Read More …