Meet the man who is running his 50th Comrades Marathon!

Meet the man who is running his 50th Comrades Marathon!

This iconic event will feature an iconic run by Barry Holland...

Barry Holland
Barry Holland/ supplied

It’s almost time for the much anticipated Comrades Marathon!

This weekend, the rubber meets the road for Comrades runners, in their quest to conquer the 97th Comrades Marathon, an Up Run from Durban to Pietermaritzburg.

This iconic event draws thousands of runners from around the world, each testing their endurance and determination over an 89km course. This year is particularly special for one veteran runner, Barry Holland, who will be embarking on his 50th Comrades Marathon.

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Listen to this seasoned runner share how he gets it done! 

Barry Holland 2
Barry Holland 2/ supplied
Barry Holland 3
Barry Holland 3/ supplied

As you can see, the roads will be very busy during this famed KZN race. It’s a day for us to show our support for athletes from all around the world. 

Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or an enthusiastic supporter, the Comrades Marathon is the ultimate human race. No matter how many times we see people finish it, it still wows us. 

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Stay tuned for more updates, we will bring you the latest at East Coast Radio. 

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