Amazing record: KZN’s Dave Rogers racks up 43rd comrades finish

2008-06-15 00:00

Westville’s Dave Rogers broke the record for the most Comrades finishes when he completed his 43rd race in 11 hours, nine minutes and five seconds, beating over 4 000 of the day’s runners.

His association with the race began in 1961, when he took 10 hours, 13 minutes to collect his first medal in the down run. He went on to win three gold medals between 1974 and 1976. His fastest time came with a third position in the 1976 down. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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