Disappointing Comrades Results – How to deal with failure

It is just over a week since the 2014 Comrades Marathon and a few people are still battling to come to terms with their disappointing Comrades results. Whether it be a missed time goal or the dreaded did not finish, Comrades results are always a topic that draws a lot of debate and introspection.  Many people every year don’t finish.For some people who have done many Comrades Marathons this was their first DNF while for others it was their first race and they never made to the end. What is the best way to deal with that disappointing Comrades results?