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Saturday October 20, 2018
The Comrades Marathon App has been Launched!!!


Runners have been urged to sign up for the Bonitas Comrades webinars. The series of monthly online seminars run until May and is geared at preparing athletes for top performance on race day, Sunday, 10 June.

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) implemented the initiative, which is brought to you by major sponsor, Bonitas. The webinars are an innovative way of reaching athletes in South Africa and around the globe with timeous and relevant training information, as they get race-ready for the 93rd edition of The Ultimate Human Race.

Athletes can click through to the Comrades Marathon website and sign up for the free Bonitas Comrades webinars.

Coach Parry says, "We encourage athletes to register for the seminars as they will provide a step by step guide to help you prepare properly for the race and avoid the common causes of injury. It will also give you an opportunity to interact with the experts and get your questions answered. With specific topics addressed at the respective webinars, these sessions are designed to inform and empower runners to perform at their best.”

Monday’s (19.2.2018) webinars will focus on:

  • Where athletes should be right now?
  • Is seeding important?
  • Why separate marathons and ultras by 3 weeks?
  • What you need to do for the next 4 weeks?

The 46th Down Run in Comrades history will be run on Sunday, 10 June 2018, starting at the Pietermaritzburg City Hall at 5h30 and finishing 12 hours later at Durban’s iconic Moses Mabhida Stadium.