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2018 Comrades Marathon entrants who make a minimum donation of R50 to the charity of their choice or to the Amabeadibeadi Charity Drive will automatically be entered the Comrades Toyota Win-a-Car Competition.

Leading auto-manufacturer, Toyota South Africa, has donated a second Toyota Corolla Quest to the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) this year, affording the CMA the opportunity to run another Toyota Win-a-Car Competition this year, specifically for 2018 Comrades Marathon entrants.

Every R50 donation will qualify the entering athlete to one entry into the competition. For example, a R200 donation will entitle the runner to 4 entries into the competition which will be conducted on a lucky draw basis, and overseen by auditors, BDO South Africa. Terms and conditions apply.

Runners who donate towards the Amabeadibeadi Charity Drive will have their donations split equally amongst the six Official Comrades Charities.

In terms of the rules & regulations of the SA Lotteries Board, the competition is restricted to South African citizens and permanent residents. The competition closes on 30 November 2017 in conjunction with the closing of entries for the 2018 Comrades Marathon.

Thanks to Toyota SA and the CMA, one lucky athlete will be driving off in a brand-new Toyota Corolla Quest by Christmas.

The official Comrades Amabeadibeadi Charity Drive began in 1996, to the extent that over the past 10 years, the Official Comrades Charities have benefitted in excess of R30-million through the generosity of runners, sponsors, supporters and the general public.

The six Official Comrades Charities are the Community Chests of Durban & Pietermaritzburg, the Wildlands Conservation Trust, World Vision South Africa, Childhood Cancer Foundation of SA, Hillcrest AIDS Foundation Trust and the Hospice Palliative Care Association.

CMA General Manager, Chris Fisher says, “On behalf of the CMA, I would like to thank Toyota South Africa for their generosity and contribution to the CMA’s charitable fundraising over the years. This has made a significant difference to the social and environmental landscape in our country.”