The Comrades Marathon, 2007

Of all the ultra-marathons in the world, it is the race with the largest number of participants. In 2007, I was one of the 12,000 brave souls who lined up in Pietermaritzburg to challenge the 90km course through KwaZulu-Natal that is the Comrades Marathon.

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Flying home to New Zealand from South Africa after the race, the man beside me turned and asked - 'are you a writer?' I could understand why he asked. I had spent hours scrawling away in my black-bound book. 'No, no,' I replied. What follows may prove what the correct answer should have been.
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