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2019 COMRADES SUBSTITUTION PROCESS OPENS

28 February 2019

Runners who were unable to enter the 2019 Comrades Marathon during the official entry period at the end of last year are in luck. There is still an opportunity to be part of The Ultimate Human Race on Sunday, 9 June 2019 through the Substitution Process. The 2019 Comrades Marathon Substitution Process officially opens this Friday.
 
The process runs for an extra two weeks this year, opening on


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COMRADES ROADSHOW IN W.CAPE NEXT WEEK

08 February 2019

With exactly 120 days to go to Comrades race day, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) is going all out to get its 25000 entrants race-ready for The Ultimate Human Race on Sunday, 9 June 2019.
 
With 2416 aspirant runners from the Western Cape, the roadshow team takes its next Bonitas Comrades roadshow to Durbanville, Cape Town, where the Durbanville Athletics Club will host the 5th


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COMRADES ROADSHOW PREPARING YOU FOR THE LONG RUN

18 January 2019

If you are one of the 25,000 runners who will be tackling the Comrades Marathon, which requires grit, determination and proper training to make it to the start and across the finish line on 9 June, don’t worry, help is at hand.
 
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA), together with major sponsor, Bonitas Medical Fund, are hosting educational, motivational and inspirational seminars to h


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2019 COMRADES MARATHON COUNTRY BREAKDOWN

01 November 2018

Athletes from 80 countries have entered the 2019 edition of The Ultimate Human Race. Entries for #Comrades2019 were fully subscribed within a week of the entry process opening with the lion’s share of international entries coming from the United Kingdom, Zimbabwe, India, USA, Brazil and Australia.

CMA Race Director, Rowyn James says, “The response from the running community, both local


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2019 COMRADES MARATHON ENTRIES CLOSED

26 October 2018

With an unprecedented demand for entries into next year’s Comrades Marathon, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has now closed the entry process barely one week after the #Comrades2019 entry opening.
 
CMA Race Director, Rowyn James says, “We reached the cap of 25,000 entries last night and therefore shut down the entry process. The unprecedented demand for Comrades Marathon en


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2019 Comrades Marathon Entry Process Opened

19 October 2018

In the history of the Comrades Marathon, entries have never been snapped up as quickly as they are going for next year’s Up Run.
 
50% of the entry cap has already been attained with more than 12,500 entries received since the process opened this morning. The entry process will close on 10 December 2018 or as soon as the cap of 25000 has been reached.
 
Prospective entr


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INTRODUCTION OF ROBERT MTSHALI MEDAL

17 October 2018

Athletes who complete next year’s Comrades Marathon in 9 hours to sub-10 hours will be awarded the newly introduced Robert Mtshali Medal. Made of titanium, this will be a stunning new addition to the Comrades Marathon Medal Collection and will join the ranks of the esteemed Comrades Marathon Gold, Wally Hayward, Isavel Roche-Kelly, Silver, Bill Rowan, Bronze and Vic Clapham medals.
 
Mtsh


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2019 COMRADES MARATHON ENTRY OPENING DEFERRED

23 August 2018

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that entries for the 2019 Comrades Marathon will not be opening on 1 September 2018, as per recent years, as the entry process is currently under review. This is in line with our Runners First Initiative and the feedback received from our athletes.
 
The 2019 Comrades Marathon will be the 94th edition of the world famous ultra-mar


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COMRADES ENTRY PROCESS UNDER REVIEW

21 August 2018

Please note that entries for the 2019 Comrades Marathon will not open on 1 September, as per tradition. The Comrades entry process is currently under review. Entry opening will be advised in due course with an ade

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OLD MUTUAL SPIRIT OF COMRADES ROLL OF HONOUR

27 July 2018

More than 60 recipients have been bestowed with the coveted Spirit of Comrades Award since the flagship awards gala of the Comrades Marathon was initiated in 1996. It is a big honour to bestow on any individual.
 
Among the inspiring awardees are Comrades Marathon Association volunteers, runners, winners, brand ambassadors, doctors and running club administrators among others.
 


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