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Clients book “The Comrades Marathon – Not Just a Race”

One of the best things about working in the real estate industry is the people you meet and the stories/experiences they have to tell.

Recently I discovered one of my clients had become an author. I was amazed because this particular client is a father of 4 young children, has a challenging job that already keeps him busy, so to have time to write a book!

But when I found out the book was about his pursuit and completion of an 87km marathon called “Comrades Marathon” in South Africa I was speechless.

Justin’s book is about his training for the race (1900km in 9 months) (e.g. before he had even started the race he had gone through 6 pairs of runners!) and the race.

Did I mention that Justin also raised $85,000 for The Cerebral Palsy Foundation from his supporters! His book The Comrades Marathon – Not Just a Race is $20 and you can buy a copy from Beach & Bay Realty.

Justin and his very supportive wife Stephanie are continuing to raise money for The Cerebral Palsy foundation with 50% of all proceeds from the book sales going to this foundation.

I have just bought my copy!


{ 4 comments… add one }

  • Lucy August 14, 2009, 11:12 am

    1900km in 9 months…that is unbelievable…and I complain about my couple of km’s on the treadmill at the gym…

  • Rachael August 14, 2009, 3:10 pm

    What a fantastic achievement. Makes you believe anything is possible! (If you work hard enough of course)
    Congrats Justin, you have done an amazing thing for both yourself and charity. Inspirational stuff!

  • Kerry November 19, 2009, 9:05 am

    Hey there

    I was wanting to know where I could buy a copy of this book. I met a lady who worked with Justin and told me about it. My boyfriend is running the race next May and thought it would be a brilliant stocking filler for christmas. I’ve had a look online but the bigger bookstores don’t stock it! Any help would be greatly appreciated.


  • Kylie Emans November 19, 2009, 9:23 am

    Thanks Kerry, we have 2 copies left at the office in Cronulla but we can get more no problems.

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