The Comrades Marathon Association's (CMA) Race Director, Rowyn James has briefed the media on preparations for the 93rd Comrades Marathon on Sunday, 10 June 2018.
James says the official route distance for this year’s down-run is 90.184km. Along the route will be 44 fully stocked refreshment stations, containing water, fruit, energy drinks, energy bars, chocolat
With her trademark wide smile and long blonde hair she had the whole of South Africa at her feet when she crossed the finish line as winner of the 2018 Two Oceans Marathon. Now the time has come to take on the biggest race of them all, the Comrades Marathon. There is no doubt that Gerda Steyn has what it takes.
There are few long distance runners who look as content as Steyn does when r
Self-propelled wheelchair participant, Jean Altomari of the USA and three other South African wheelchair-assisted-participants as well a popular visually impaired Green Number runner will be part of this year’s Ultimate Human Race.
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has confirmed that special arrangements will be implemented in order to ensure that wheelchair participants are once again enabled
Comrades Marathon runners, supporters and the general public can purchase their entry into the Comrades Toyota Win-a-Car draw once again, between now and race day, Sunday, 10 June. The annual lucky draw competition is sponsored by official vehicle sponsor to the Comrades Marathon, Toyota South Africa. Up for grabs is a brand spanking new Toyota Corolla Quest valued at R215 000, complete with all the thrills
Former Comrades winner and Nedbank Running Club (NRC) elite Camille Herron, who is arguably seen as the top female ultra distance runner in the world, sadly withdrew from the 2018 Comrades race next Sunday.
The American long distance runner stunned the field last year to win in only her second attempt at the race. She broke the tape in 6:27:36, and was seen as one of the favourites to win at
When Daniel de Wet regained consciousness in Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg after a 1.8-metre metal industrial crowbar penetrated his body 3.5km underground at a mine in Carletonville, he never imagined that he would now be making final preparations for taking part in his first Comrades Marathon since the accident.
“Just three-and-a-half years ago, my wife and colleagues were
Some highly notable Comrades Marathon former winners and Green Number achievers will present Green Numbers to those athletes who will be inducted onto the Green Number Roll of Honour at this year’s Comrades finish.
The Green Number Facility at the Comrades Finish Venue attracts the Comrades Marathon’s most passionate runners; and hosts a remarkable array of Comrades legends and champs who