Joburg to Host Second Comrades Marathon Women’s Seminar


In line with International Women’s Month and with a view to empowering female Comrades runners to achieve more, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has teamed up with major sponsor, Bonitas Medical Fund to host the second Bonitas Comrades Women’s Seminar in Johannesburg this Saturday, 11 March 2017 at 09h00.

This weekend’s session is the fifth and final one and will be held at the Southern Sun OR Tambo Airport in Jones Road, Kempton Park. Bookings can be made by clicking here.

Comrades Coach, Lindsey Parry and other professionals, including a sports psychologist, medical doctor and dietician will inform and empower the ladies at an interactive breakfast session regarding all things Comrades. The sessions are fun, informative and packed with expert advice, tailor-made for the woman ultra-runner. Those athletes aiming to run the Comrades Marathon on Sunday, 4 June 2017 will be provided with the technical as well as professional support to perform at their best.

CMA Marketing Coordinator, Nonkululeko Mdlalose says, “This is the second such women-specific seminar to be held in Johannesburg. It is in line with our largest provincial entry tally coming from Gauteng. Our aim is for all ladies taking part in this year’s Comrades Marathon to be adequately prepared for the challenge. At these seminars, the ladies are empowered with the technical and professional support that they require to train well and run their best Comrades race.”

A delicious breakfast as well as a delightful head and neck massage is part of the deal, all thanks to Bonitas. For details, please visit