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Comrades History Alive & Well
From novices to Quadruple Green Number holders, the new Comrades Museum has something guaranteed to peek your interest.
 


Wall of Honour Revamp 
Why not give a gift of love to the Comrades runner in your family this Christmas?

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    Time Limits & Cut off Times


    If you do not reach the following cut-off points within the required time, you will be asked to retire from the race and leave the road. YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO CONTINUE RUNNING. BONITAS RUNNERS RESCUE buses will be available to transport you to the finish.

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    Refreshment Tables


    There are 50 refreshment tables on the route. Energade,Coca-Cola is the carbonated cola beverage and water sachets will be available at each table. Certain tables will offer biscuits, segments of oranges, bananas, cooked potatoes, energy bars and chocolates. Fresh sponges will be available at two points along the route. Sponging troughs will be situated at each refreshment station. The water in the sponging troughs will contain a steriliser.

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    Road Closures


    There will be road closures on the 29 May 2016.


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    Seeding


    All entrants must complete a qualifying event, within the qualifying times. All runners will be seeded according to their qualifying times. Seeding upgrades must be applied for, through the CMA office.

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    Results


    Get the results from this and previous Comrades Maraton Races. 


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OBITUARY – SIMON MKHIZE

The Comrades Marathon Association has conveyed its condolences to the family of Simon Mkhize. The 74 year old was the first Black runner to obtain his Comrades Green Number for running the Comrades Marathon ten times, and going on to achieve Double Green Number status.

Simon was a keen sportsman who inspired many athletes to get into running and especially take on the Comrades Marathon challenge in addition to other sporting codes.

Of his 20 successful Comrades finishes, Simon amassed 12 Bronze and 8 Silver medals. His best time of 6:40 was achieved in the 1971 Comrades. Due to the Comrades Marathon being officially opened up to runners of all races and genders only in 1975, Simon’s Comrades finishes before that year, were all retrospectively awarded to him.

Simon was born on 4 March [ ... ]

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2016 OLD MUTUAL SPIRIT OF COMRADES AWARDS GALA

“Goodness is the only investment that never fails.” – Henry David Thoreau.

 

The Old Mutual Spirit of Comrades awards gala celebrates three remarkable individuals every year for their very human attributes of selflessness, dedication, perseverance and ubuntu; combined with their love for The Ultimate Human Race.

The awardees are nominated by CMA members, Comrades Marathon runners and the general public; and are subject to the discretion of the CMA Board. The awards criteria place special emphasis on Comrades Marathon winners, legends, volunteers and otherwise ordinary heroes and heroines; who through individual acts of service, sacrifice, courage or perseverance, either in a single race or over a period of time, exhibit the noble qualities associated with The Ultimate [ ... ]

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