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Dave Spence

Who is Dave Spence – The resident Cape coach

Dave SpenceWelcome to the background information of the late, Dave Spence, Time-to-Run, Cape Town’s ex-resident coach. – Dave sadly passed away in January 2010


David Spence was born in Cape Town and resides in Pinelands. Dave has been coaching since 1978, and had been head coach of Pinelands’ Athletic Club since 1984 till the end 2001. Dave has recently launched the Adidas running club where he is the Chairman. He is a qualified head coach with many years experience and continues to lecture at many National, Provincial and local coaching courses.

Over the years Dave has helped many athletes and has the distinction of training SA representative athletes from 100m on the track to the marathon on the road. The 100m track record set by the athlete he coached still stands today (record broken in 2014 by Simon Magakwe). His athletes have attained numerous medals at national and provincial standard.

Time-to-Run is proud to have a man of such stature working with them and welcomes Dave to the pages of your on-line running information magazine.

Below are the statistics of Fika, an athlete from the Spence stable

Dave sadly passed away in January 2010