Why do these athletes run this race year after year? Don’t they get bored? Isn’t it sore? What brings them back?
This morning we went to Alfred’s club’s Comrades breakfast and were lucky enough to experience a bit of why this epic event is so much more than a race!
Read on our full experience here
The gathering of runners, family, friends and supporters at Germiston Callies’ Comrades breakfast
Well we’re well on our way to Comrades and there’s no turning back now… not that Alf has any notions of such a thing! We thought it was time to get down to the nitty gritty of a Comrades athlete’s final preparations, in both diet and training routine. In his characteristic way, Alfred calmly explains what it will take in these next few weeks to push himself to maximum mental and physical readiness.
If you’ve ever wanted to know how a Comrades runner uses his final weeks before the race, read on here…