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BREAKING NEWS
Launch of 2016 Comrades Marathon - 'Izokuthoba - It Will Humble You'

COMRADES MARATHON NEWS AND MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS

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Launch of the 2016 Comrades Marathon

The 2016 campaign is centered on the humbling aspect of the race with the slogan: Izokuthoba - It Will Humble You. CMA General Manager, Chris Fisher unveiled the 2016 campaign saying,'With its 90 year history, the Comrades Marathon is recognized as the biggest and oldest ultra-marathon in the world, and also the most challenging.'
 

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2015 Comrades Marathon Provisional Results 
The world's biggest and oldest ultra-marathon saw South African runners claiming the winning positions yesterday. Gift Kelehe (Samancor Running Club) and Caroline Wostmann (Nedbank Running Club) were crowned the male and female champions of the 90th Comrades Marathon.
 

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CMA Medical Statistics for 2015 Comrades Race Day 
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has released more information about the 90th Ultimate Human Race, held on Sunday, 31 May 2015.
 

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Virtual Route in Immersive 3D 
Old Mutual Provides Comrades Runners With Virtual Route in Immersive 3D
 

Pietermaritzburg Weather

Pietermaritzburg, , South Africa

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Recent News

CMA - Amabeadibeadi Handover Celebration
CMA officially handed over funds raised from the 2015 Comrades Marathon to its six official charities
 


2016 Comrades Qualifying Events 
Click here for the schedule
 


New Balance 
2016 Race Day Apparel Unveiled

Interest Articles

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Comrades 2014
Through a runner's eyes
 


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Volunteers
Comrades volunteers
make it happen.
 


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Past Winners
Excellence in
the making 
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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, Pepsi 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 1 June 2014 and 2 June 2014. Please review information here.


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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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Alan Robb notches 40th Finish

Former Comrades Marathon Champ Notches 40th Finish.

23,000 Entries Cap

The entry cap for the 2015 Comrades Marathon is 23,000.

South African wins 2014 race

Bongmusa Mthembu claimed the title of the 2014 Comrades Marathon Winner.

Charities do us proud

Thank you to all runners who contributed.