Monthly Archives: May 2011

Unogwaja 1st stage is underway

Team Unogwaja left Cape Town yesterday bright and early on day one of their 10 day Cycle to PMB before running Comrades on 29th. Here’s the clip if you’re keen to watch. Advertisements

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Famous Carbineers

While we are caught up in the hype of Phil Masterson- Smith I’m attaching a list of other Carbineers who achieved in their fields. Some may even surprise you with their firsts. Lets also spare a thought for the others … Continue reading

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5:3:1 Ratio of racism

Frank Streek, now living in Canada, has written this book and it has been published by Just Done Promotions owned by John Dovey, a far more recent Carbineer. The cost of the book is R160 plus VAT and Shipping. I … Continue reading

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Padre bob Moore wishes the runners well

“Dear John, Thanks for the letter and all the best to the heroes who will not only run the Comrades, but cycle from Cape Town to do it! To all the Carbs in the Comrades  –    GO CARBS !!! Greetings … Continue reading

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Carbs in Comrades

The 2011 Comrades Marathon will see 70 members of the Natal Carbineers Athletics Club toeing the line at the city hall in Durban. A whole lot more will be working for the race with most of our members helping at, … Continue reading

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Comrades Marathon 1931 remembered

Attached is a copy of the 1931 Comrades Marathon “race flier”. The public holiday on which the Comrades was run, until the declaration of the Republic, in 1961,  was 24th May, Empire Day, which was a Sunday that year. Therefore … Continue reading

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You Tube Videos

Just thought I would post some links to some old SADF video material to take a few of you back down memory lane…

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