Race History

First marathon: Wineland’s Marathon in Stellenbosch, South Africa, 1991
First Ultra marathon: Two Oceans 56km, Cape Town, and Comrades Marathon Durban to Pietermaritzburg (up run) 87-90km, both in 1992. Here’s the “down” elevation profile for Comrades:

Comrades elevation profile

Race Distance Km’s Finish time PR’s
Comrades Marathon (Ultra) 86.7 7:52:33
Two Oceans Ultra Marathon 56 4:33:29
False bay Ultra Marathon 50 3:56:08
Marathons 42.2 3:12:00
30 km 30 2:22:00
Half Marathons 21.1 1:32:00
10 Km 10 0:42:26
5 Km 5 0:20:50
Time Trials 8 0:34:24
Time Trials 4 0:16:28
Estimated number of races completed in SOUTH AFRICA 1990-2003 (total 165)
Distance in Km Number

Road Races

25 – 36 km 17
42.2 km 63
50 – 56 km 14
87 – 89 km 10

Mountain/ Trail races

50-80 km 4
USA races run 2004-to date (19+)

Ultra Marathons (trail & mountain): Black Mountain 40miles; Rocky Raccoon 50 Km; Bandera 50 Km Marathons: New York, Houston (2), Austin, Boston, Big Sur. 21–30 km Sugar Land (4), Huntsville, Houston (3), San Antonio, Armstrong Redwoods Trail
Mountain Trails: Not tracked, these are impromptu and for fun!