Arthur F.H. Newton – Permanent Number 77

by Roxanne Thomas – curator Comrades Marathon Museum Arthur Francis Hamilton Newton was born on the 20th May 1883 in Weston-super-Mare, and was educated at Bedford School, England. In 1901, at the age of 18 he first made the journey to South Africa. He came with his older brother to serve as a teacher atContinue reading “Arthur F.H. Newton – Permanent Number 77”

Comrades Marathon – Elena Nurgalieva

With grateful thanks to Elena Nurgalieva – eight times winner.Translated from Russian. Just over 20 kilometres to the finish line. In normal life twenty kilometres is my favourite workout – you run easily and effortlessly, enjoying the views around you, negotiating with your sister or listening to some audiobook or energetic music. Time flies, niceContinue reading “Comrades Marathon – Elena Nurgalieva”