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Comrades Marathon Underprivileged Runners Project

Comrades Marathon Underprivileged Runners Project

16 February 2017 - As part of its Runners First initiative, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) will once again host its Underprivileged Runners Project over the Comrades weekend. CMA Marketing Manager, Tham...
Comrades Route Change and Distance Announced

Comrades Route Change and Distance Announced

16 January 2017 - As aspirant Comrades runners prepare themselves for peak performance in this year’s up-run, the Comrades Marathon Association has announced the official distance of the 2017 Comrades Marathon...
Book now for the Bonitas-Comrades Women’s Seminars

Book now for the Bonitas-Comrades Women’s Seminars

13 January 2017 - Thanks to major sponsor Bonitas, the Comrades Marathon Association will be hosting the Bonitas Comrades Women’s Seminars across the country in a bid to empower female runners to conquer The U...
Comrades Spirit Burning Strong

Comrades Spirit Burning Strong

25 December 2016 - Check out all the latest news and important info from the world’s biggest, oldest and most famous ultra, the Comrades Marathon.– BY DELAINE COOLS & NONKULULEKO MDLALOSE 2016 OLD...
Comrades Substitution Process to Open in March 2017

Comrades Substitution Process to Open in March 2017

05 December 2016 - Comrades Marathon runners who were unable to enter the 2017 Comrades Marathon during the official entry period (1 September – 30 November 2016) now have an opportunity to still be part of the...
2017 Comrades Entries Closure

2017 Comrades Entries Closure

28 November 2016 - The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that the closure of its 2017 entry process is imminent. The three-month long entry process has netted nearly 19,500 entries to date. CMA Ra...
Final Week for 2017 Comrades Entries!

Final Week for 2017 Comrades Entries!

24 November 2016 - A little more than 1500 entries are still available for the 2017 Comrades Marathon as the entry process nears its end. The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that the three-month lon...
Two Weeks Left for 2017 Comrades Entries

Two Weeks Left for 2017 Comrades Entries

17 November 2016 - With less than 4 000 entries available for the 2017 Comrades Marathon, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that the entry process will soon come to a close. The United Kingdo...

Half of 2017 Comrades Entry Cap Taken Up

04 October 2016 - More than half of the 20,000 entry cap has been claimed in the first 33 days of the 2017 Comrades Marathon entry process. The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has confirmed that entries are bein...
Ultimate Human Race

Ultimate Human Race

11 September 2016 - Check out all the latest news and important info from the world’s biggest, oldest and most famous ultra, the Comrades Marathon. – BY DELAINE COOLS & THAMI VILAKAZI HUGE ECONOMI...
Wrapping Up 2016

Wrapping Up 2016

21 August 2016 - Check out all the latest news and important info from the world’s biggest, oldest and most famous ultra, the Comrades Marathon. – BY DELAINE COOLS & THAMI VILAKAZI 2016 RESULTS ...
Records Tumble at Comrades 2016!

Records Tumble at Comrades 2016!

02 June 2016 - The 2016 Comrades Marathon proved one of the most dramatic and exciting races in years as the men’s record tumbled and the women’s race delivered an unexpected, agonising finish. Variou...
Comrades Marathon to Tackle Cheats!

Comrades Marathon to Tackle Cheats!

23 May 2016 - The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has issued a powerful warning to potential cheats at this year’s race. CMA General Manager, Chris Fisher says, ‘We will take drastic action again...
Bonitas Novices Comrades Seminars

Bonitas Novices Comrades Seminars

24 March 2016 - Are you running your first Comrades Marathon in 2016? Are you feeling nervous about where to begin? Are you sure you’re doing the correct training? Are you getting optimum nutrition? If t...
Last Week for Last 3000 Comrades Entries

Last Week for Last 3000 Comrades Entries

23 November 2015 - It’s now or never! Runners wishing to be part of the 2016 Comrades Marathon have just one week left to get their entry in.   The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announce...
Three Weeks Left for 2016 Comrades Marathon Entries

Three Weeks Left for 2016 Comrades Marathon Entries

10 November 2015 - The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that entries for the 2016 Comrades Marathon will close within three weeks or as soon as the cap of 20 000 entries has been reached. T...
Comrades has 13 000 entries

Comrades has 13 000 entries

28 October 2015 - Two months into the 2016 Comrades Marathon entry process, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that over 13 000 entries have already been received. There is one month remainin...
Spirits of the great race awarded

Spirits of the great race awarded

26 October 2015 - It was a night for honouring the truly deserved among us as the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) hosted its annual awards gala in Pietermaritzburg on Friday, 23 October 2015. The Old Mutual...
Exceptional spirits honoured

Exceptional spirits honoured

22 October 2015 - This Friday, three individuals who have pushed beyond boundaries for The Ultimate Human Race will be honoured at the Old Mutual Spirit of Comrades awards gala dinner in Pietermartizburg. The O...
Final day for Big C Early Bird Entries

Final day for Big C Early Bird Entries

30 September 2015 - Today is the final day for South African runners to take advantage of the Comrades Early Bird entries for next year’s race. The early bird entry fee of R380 is valid until midnight tonig...
Get your Big C Early Bird entry in now

Get your Big C Early Bird entry in now

29 September 2015 - You have until the end of the day tomorrow (Wednesday 30 September) to get your Early Bird entries for next year’s Comrades Marathon in. Entries for the 2016 Comrades ‘down-run&rsq...
Caroline & Gift Make SA Proud!

Caroline & Gift Make SA Proud!

02 June 2015 - 2015 will be remembered as the year South African athletes took back ownership of the Comrades. With their victories in the men’s as well as the women’s race from Durban to Pietermari...
Bosman proud to help end Russian domination

Bosman proud to help end Russian domination

02 June 2015 - “Hard work, discipline and big sacrifices.” This was what Charné Bosman (Nedbank) said to the Russians in reply to their question about what the secret of South Africa’...
CMA Medical Statistics for 2015 Comrades Race Day

CMA Medical Statistics for 2015 Comrades Race Day

02 June 2015 - The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has released more information about the 90th Ultimate Human Race, held on Sunday, 31 May 2015. Of the 16993 starters, 13006 finished the race. Comr...
Charne Will Do It Her Way At Comrades

Charne Will Do It Her Way At Comrades

26 May 2015 - Charné Bosman (Nedbank) could just be the proverbial “Joker” on Sunday in the women’s Comrades-race and cause an upset nobody expected. In the build-up to the Comrades ...
Meet Your Comrades Pacesetters

Meet Your Comrades Pacesetters

26 May 2015 - The Modern Athlete Pacesetting Buses have become an important part of the race, with thousands of runners relying on the experienced bus drivers and conductors to help them reach their target times...
Comrades Dispensation for Non-Submission of Qualifying Details

Comrades Dispensation for Non-Submission of Qualifying Details

20 May 2015 - With 10 days to the 90th celebration of the world’s biggest and best ultra-marathon, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced a special lifeline to those runners who failed to su...
Comrades Official Cut-offs Confirmed

Comrades Official Cut-offs Confirmed

19 May 2015 - The 90th Comrades Marathon, an up-run from Durban to Pietermaritzburg on Sunday, 31 May 2015 will have six official cut-offs along the route. The Comrades Marathon Association’s (CMA) Race Di...
90th Comrades Marathon Medical Provisions

90th Comrades Marathon Medical Provisions

13 May 2015 - The 90th Comrades Marathon which starts outside Durban’s City Hall on Sunday, 31 May 2015 has extensive medical emergency, first aid and physiotherapy provisions for its thousands of particip...
Getting Amped for Comrades Marathon

Getting Amped for Comrades Marathon

11 May 2015 - Pics from The Comrades Marathon, world's greatest ultra - a gruelling 87km from Durban to Pietermaritzburg. Get ready for this year's race on 31 May 2015. Bamba Iqhaza!
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