‘Spirit of Comrades’ honours selflessness, dedication, and perseverance

2013-10-21 00:00

ANYONE who has completed the Comrades Marathon will know that it is no easy race — but to strap on an extra 12 kg rhino costume and endure it, is no joke.

O’Neill was inspired to run the race in this fashion to highlight the fight against rhino poaching. His passion for saving the beleaguered rhino drove him to finish the epic race in the costume despite the 2013 Comrades Marathon’s being one of the hottest and most difficult races in nearly 40 years.

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