Now that’s gold: repairman helps fulfil Comrades runner’s dream

15 March 2019 - 08:00 By BELINDA PHETO
Theo Lubbe went to Aaron Ngubane’s house to repair his fridge, but what caught his eye was the Ngubane's Comrades medals and photos.
Theo Lubbe went to Aaron Ngubane’s house to repair his fridge, but what caught his eye was the Ngubane's Comrades medals and photos.
Image: Pictures: COMRADES MARATHON ASSOCIATION

A KwaZulu-Natal handyman could never have predicted that a simple job to fix a broken fridge would turn into a crowdfunding campaign for a Comrades Marathon runner who was shot five times after a race.

It all began last week when Theo Lubbe went to Aaron Ngubane’s house to repair his fridge, and noticed his Comrades medals and photos.

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