Old Comrades Image


Vincent Rakabaele became the first official person of colour to win a Comrades Marathon medal in a time of 6:27 (19th overall). He came back in 1976 with a time of 5:59, placing him 7th overall & in 1977 succeeded in taking 4th place with a time of 6:03. Rakabaele is considered one of the best Comrades Marathon runners never to have won.