BREAKING NEWS

MORE THAN HALF OF #COMRADES2023 ENTRY CAP CLAIMED

MORE THAN HALF OF #COMRADES2023 ENTRY CAP CLAIMED

More than half of the 20,000-entry cap for the 2023 Comrades Marathon has been claimed within the first week of the entry process.

Entries for the 96th Comrades Marathon to be held on 11 June 2023, opened with a bang last Tuesday, with athletes,...

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MY COMRADES STORY BY SAGREN LEONARD MOODLEY

MY COMRADES STORY BY SAGREN LEONARD MOODLEY

“I have run a few Comrades Marathons after finishing school and my last one was in the year 2000. It was an epic race and I loved it. Since then, I had stopped running altogether due to knee injury.

However, every year since 2000, on Comrades...

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RACE DATE FOR 2023 COMRADES MARATHON

RACE DATE FOR 2023 COMRADES MARATHON

Provincial athletics body, KwaZulu-Natal Athletics (KZNA) has approved the race date for next year’s Comrades Marathon.

The 96th running of the world’s biggest, oldest and most famous ultramarathon will take place on Sunday, 11 June 2023.

Comrades...

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OBITUARY - BERNARD GOMERSALL (Race No. 300)

OBITUARY - BERNARD GOMERSALL (Race No. 300)

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) is saddened by news of the death of 1965 Comrades Winner, Bernard Gomersall. He passed away this past weekend.

90-year old Gomersall, a UK national who resided in the USA for the past nine years, became one...

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COMRADES GIVES BACK

COMRADES GIVES BACK

Comrades Marathon staff and race organising committee members; as well as runners and ambassadors from all over the world showcased the true spirit of The Ultimate Human Race this year, when they donated over 200 pairs of new and used running...

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AMABEADIBEADI CHARITY DRIVE OCTOBER 2022

AMABEADIBEADI CHARITY DRIVE OCTOBER 2022

After 75 years of enormous support from people of South Africa, CMA decided it was time to put something back into the communities that had been graciously supporting the event since its inception in 1921.

The Amabeadibeadi Charity Drive was thus...

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MY COMRADES STORY BY ANDRIES MAKINTA

MY COMRADES STORY BY ANDRIES MAKINTA

“Comrades teaches you many things and the values that it builds in you as a runner and a human being stay with you forever. I used to follow the Comrades Marathon over the years. I also got used to watching this great race on television and...

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OBITUARY - SAMUEL TSHABALALA (RACE NO.6051)

OBITUARY - SAMUEL TSHABALALA (RACE NO.6051)

Setting a fantastic time of 6:10:40, in his very first Comrades in 1987, Sam would continue to improve with a 5:54:34 the following year. In only his third Comrades run, and his first Down Run (with both previous years having been Up Runs), Samuel...

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COMRADES TOYOTA WIN-A-CAR HANDOVER

COMRADES TOYOTA WIN-A-CAR HANDOVER

“Winning this Toyota Corolla has made me very happy. My mom and siblings are just as excited and grateful. It’s nice to know that out of thousands of entrants, I was the winner as I only entered three times.”

33-year old Keo Molokwane of...

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COMRADES MARATHON 2023 RACE DATE

COMRADES MARATHON 2023 RACE DATE

The Comrades Marathon Association has announced that it is amenable to the provisional race date for next year's Comrades Marathon.

CMA Chairperson Mqondisi Ngcobo said, “After the success of this year’s 95th Comrades Marathon, runners have been...

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