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FROM 100KG COUCH POTATO TO 3RD PLACE FINISHER AT COMRADES

by Carl Peters - 22 June 2018

When British runner and Nedbank Running Club (NRC) athlete Steve Way crossed the finish line of this year’s Comrades Marathon in third place, many spectators saw him as another exceptional elite athlete with superb genes. There’s no denying that. But what very few people know about this 43-year-old runner is that not too long ago he weighed over 100kg and smoked more than 20 cigarettes a day. And he d

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COMRADES CHAMP ASHWORTH LOOKS BACK ON DREAM WIN

by Michelle Carnegie - 15 June 2018

It’s been nearly a week since Ann Ashworth won the 2018 Comrades Marathon…in style. The 34-year-old advocate broke the tape of her 7th Comrades race in a time of 6:10:04, the fastest time since Russian Elena Nurgalieva ran 6:07:12 for the 2012 Down Run (keeping in mind that course was 900m shorter as this year’s course).

Ashworth beat favourite Gerda Steyn by more than


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4 BROTHERS TACKLING COMRADES TOGETHER

09 June 2018

Four brothers - all living in different parts of the world - are hoping to fulfil a long time dream of lining up together at this Sunday’s Comrades Marathon…and finishing together…
 
Though all of them are runners, they have never run a race together. In fact, because they are all scattered over the world, they’ve never even trained together, the closest they are getti


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