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'RACE THE COMRADES LEGENDS' ENTRIES RISING

27 May 2020

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) is pulling out all the stops to ensure that ‘Race the Comrades Legends’ is The Ultimate Virtual Event and with the significant difference of creating a sense of camaraderie for athletes within their social space, adding value to running clubs and the running scene; and helping raise funds for the charitable sector whilst also contributing to needy communities.

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FULL REFUND FOR ALL 2020 FOREVER LOSKOP MARATHON SERIES RUNNERS

21 May 2020

A virtual meeting was held to determine the process moving forward with the 34th Loskop Ultra Marathon and 14th Loskop Wild Challenge in what has been a continually evolving and challenging time. A decision was reached that all entrants would be receiving a full refund for their tickets purchased.
 
With the health and safety of all entrants being the utmost priority, a unanimous decision


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CMA TO HOST 'RACE THE COMRADES LEGENDS' VIRTUAL RACE

18 May 2020

Following on last week’s historic and regrettable cancellation of the 2020 Comrades Marathon and the manifest cancellation or postponement of nearly every mass-participation running event in the world, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) today announced the launch of the one and only Comrades Marathon Association officially sanctioned virtual race, ‘Race the Comrades Legends’ and it will be

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THE 2020 COMRADES MARATHON HAS BEEN CANCELLED

14 May 2020

Following long discussion with the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Board and KwaZulu-Natal Athletics (KZNA, Athletics South Africa (ASA) has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Comrades Marathon.
 
Making the announcement, ASA President Aleck Skhosana said: “Cancelling what would have been the 95th edition of the Comrades Marathon was a long and arduous decision to make.


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ASA EXTENDS POSTPONEMENT OF ATHLETICS EVENTS IN SOUTH AFRICA DUE TO PANDEMIC

17 April 2020

Following the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 9 April to extend the lockdown of the country by 14 days in order to slow down and manage the extent of the Corona Virus (COVID-19), ASA has taken heed of the latest pronouncement and has aligned accordingly.
 
“In compliance, the suspension of all athletics activities is therefore also extended,” announced Aleck Skhosana, P


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RYAN SANDES ACCOMPLISHES A #HOMERUN IN HIS OWN BACKYARD

17 April 2020

He is known to the do the craziest things – so running 160km around his house in Noordhoek, Cape Town, should come as no surprise to anyone who knows Ryan Sandes. 
 

In the early hours of Friday morning 17 April, Sandes ran into the front door of his home in Noordhoek for approximately the 1463rd time to complete a 100 miles (160km) in 26 hours and 27 minutes.

For the Red Bull ultra trail runner, who holds the joint FKT of the Drakensberg Grand Trav


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RYAN SANDES ON TRAINING AND TRYING TO STAY SANE DURING LOCKDOWN

31 March 2020

South African ultra-distance trail runner, Ryan Sandes, is used to being out in the mountains clocking more than 140km per week and not being confined to his home. So, what advice does this energiser bunny have for us mere mortals to keep fit and sane during the country’s 21-day lockdown due to the Cornona Virus? 
 
“I think the current uncertainty of what we are going through is what is really getting many people down at the moment. For active people, we don&


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#TOM2020 CANCELLED AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC

15 March 2020

Following an emergency meeting of the Two Oceans Marathon NPC board on Saturday, it was unanimously decided that all Two Oceans Marathon events scheduled for 8-11 April 2020 would be cancelled amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the global spread of the coronavirus.

“We have been monitoring the status of the novel coronavirus pandemic as events ha


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2020 VIRGIN MONEY LONDON MARATHON POSTPONED TO SUNDAY 4 OCTOBER

13 March 2020

London Marathon Events today (Friday) announced the postponement of the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon, which was scheduled to take place on Sunday 26 April.

The 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon – The 40th Race – is now scheduled to take place on Sunday 4 October 2020.

Hugh Brasher, Event Director, said: “The world is in an unprecedented


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2020 COMRADES SUBSTITUTION PROCESS OPENS ON MONDAY

13 March 2020

The 2020 Comrades Marathon Substitution Process officially opens on Monday, 16 March at 8am. The Substitution Rule allows for aspirant Comrades Marathon runners who were unable to enter the 2020 Comrades Marathon during the official entry period late last year to still have a chance to be part of The Ultimate Human Race on Sunday, 14 June 2020.
 
The Substitution process will be open for one mo

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