Harrismith Mountain Race – Again

Years later I was training for Comrades and thought it would be a good idea to persuade Dizzi and Jon Taylor to join me in another go at the mountain-goatish course.

Someone took pics, unfortunately, which showed Dizzi running spritely and the old boys shuffling ignominiously.

Dizzi comes steaming past
Dizzi comes steaming past
Later, the two old ballies, one in indecent short shorts, me in Savages strip No. 451. Note how the clouds have changed a lot since Dizzi breezed past . . . .
Later, the two old ballies, one in indecent short shorts, me in Savages strip No. 451. Note how much the clouds have changed since Dizzi breezed past . . . .

Ever since, Jon has sworn this is the race that gave him arthritic knees. I think his shorts were too short so his knees caught cold.

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