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 Kingdom, USA and Australia currently top the list of international countries with the highest tally of entries. The CMA has further confirmed that nearly 30% of the entrants are novices while a total of 2 150 Green Number runners have entered.
The most recent entry breakdown is as follows:
|South African Entrants||14 615|
|Rest of Africa Entrants||293|
|International Entrants||1 097|
The most recent provincial entry breakdown is as follows:
|Kwazulu Natal||2 802|
|North West Province||367|
|Western Cape||1 631|
Prospective 2017 Comrades Marathon runners are urged to enter before the entry process closes on Wednesday, 30 November 2016 or as soon as the 20,000 entry cap is reached. For the latest entry barometer and more information, please visit www.comrades.com.
Entry fees for the 2017 Comrades Marathon are as follows:
· Local Entries : R 460.00
· Rest of Africa : R 770.00
· International : R2650.00
For details on how to enter, please visit the Comrades Marathon website: www.comrades.com