Durban – Schoolteacher Ahmed Meer was one of many participants who completed their first Comrades Marathon between Pietermaritzburg and Durban on Sunday.
Westville resident Meer, 32, teaches maths and English at Hillgrove Primary School in Newlands West, Durban.
Meer received a resounding send-off on Friday when the school held a special assembly.
He said he carried that motivation, support and well wishes throughout the gruelling 89.5km race. He completed the race in 10 hours 37 minutes.
Ahmed Meer with his brother Ebrahim Meer at the Comrades 2022 finish line at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban. Picture: Supplied
Meer said he was inspired and motivated to take up road running by a colleague…
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