LATEST NEWS: Comrades Substitution Period – Now Open

If you have not yet managed to get an entry into the 2022 Comrades Marathon, do not lose hope.

The substitution period will run from 1 June – 30 June 2022.

How it works: 

The Comrades Marathon Association will accept substitutions for the 2022 Comrades Marathon during the substitution window period of 1 – 30 June 2022.

Entrants who have successfully entered the 2022 Comrades Marathon will have the opportunity to withdraw from the race during the window period of 1 – 14 June 2022.

Entry slots that have been made available by withdrawing entrants will then be made available on a first come first serve basis to individuals wanting to enter the event via an online substitution entry window period of 17 – 30 June 2022. The substitution entry fee will be the same as per the 2022 entry fee.

No late substitutions will be accepted.

An Admin Fee of 15% of the entry fee will be deducted by the CMA from the withdrawing athlete. The CMA will then refund 85% of the entry fee to all withdrawing athletes who have been successfully substituted. There will be no money or voucher exchange between athletes.