Remembering Don Oliver – by Bruce Fordyce

Former Comrades Marathon coach, Rockies member, running mentor and friend, Don Oliver, passed away on 27 September 2019. His good friend Bruce Fordyce wrote this tribute to him: The definition of a Comrades great is not just based on how many wins a runner has achieved,...

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5 minutes with Rockies coach Zongamele Dyubeni

Not everyone knows that Rockies has its own experienced coach, who is available to all members. Whether you want to improve your times, or run further, Zongamele Dyubeni is the one who can guide you there, at no cost to our members. While he’s brilliant...

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The best 5km time trial in Johannesburg

The most well-known time trial in Joburg: the Rockies Zoo Lake TT Started on October 20, 1984, the Rockies 5km Time Trial is one of the most-loved and popular Saturday runs in the northern suburbs of Joburg. At its helm is Richard Wilkinson, who with his late...

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