Those were the days my friend
This year's Comrades Marathon winner breasting the tape. There’s something which always draws me to the Comrades Marathon… not that I have ever attempted to run it, of course! Nowadays I turn on my television at about 8am when I can watch the leaders who are, by that time, well into the race and edging closer to the finishing line, then there’s still time to do other things in the day before returning to see what is always a dramatic and fun-filled finish at 5pm.
But he was (and still is) a great guy and when I met him through his then friend/manager Ray de Vries, he was extremely shy and could hardly speak English. Then a few minutes later I see the doors open and the people are gone! Someone is taking them.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Daily News