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 OLD MUTUAL SPIRIT OF COMRADES ROLL OF HONOUR

More than 60 recipients have been bestowed with the coveted Spirit of Comrades Award since the flagship awards gala of the Comrades Marathon was initiated in 1996. It is a big honour to bestow on any individual.

Among the inspiring awardees are Comrades Marathon Association volunteers, runners, winners, brand ambassadors, doctors and running club administrators among others.

With less than four days to the closing of submissions for the nomination process, the CMA has made a final call for Comrades Marathon runners, supporters and the public at large to nominate their Comrades do-gooder for the upcoming Old Mutual Spirit of Comrades Awards.

The final date for nominations is Tuesday, 31 July 2018 . Nominations have been coming in thick and fast with some incredible individuals having been put forth for the esteemed accolade.

CMA Chairperson, Cheryl Winn says, “Together with the CMA’s major sponsor, Old Mutual, we look forward to celebrating the best amongst us who embody the indomitable Spirit of Comrades. We are very aware that the Comrades Marathon remains the ultimate road-running event, thanks to the support and passion of all South Africans.”

Winn adds, “Over the years, it has been an honour for the CMA to bestow the Spirit of Comrades Award on such inspiring people who have showcased their love for The Ultimate Human Race. We aim to ensure that the most deserving candidates are nominated and selected for this grand acknowledgement.”

The Old Mutual Spirit of Comrades Award is presented to a maximum of three outstanding individuals annually. Please click through to http://www.comrades.com/home-about/spirit-of-comrades and submit your nomination before 31 July 2018.

SPIRIT OF COMRADES AWARDS ROLL OF HONOUR

1996

Denis Tabakin

Gavin Elliott

John Wright (Dr)

1997

Wally Hayward*

Liege Boulle*

1998

Sam Tshabalala

Percy Dunn

1999

Bruce Fordyce

Don Oliver

2000

Jackie Mekler

Alan Robb

2001

Vreni Welch

Donovan Wright

2002

Manie Kuhn*

Tommy Malone

Anonymous Aids Runner

2003

Pat Boyall

Anthony Farr

Johnny Demas

2004

Jetman Msutu

Carl Peatfield

Zeb Luhabe

2005

Frith Van Der Merwe

Lucas Nonyana

Zwelitsha Gono

2006

Paul Dolman *

Henk Meyer

Brian Goddard

2007

Richard Whitehead

Paul Selby

Val Wilkinson

2008

Mark Bloomfield

Kenny Craig

Riel Hugo

2009

Josaya Moima

Ann Margolin

Leon Van Wyk

2010

Anne Kouvarellis

Jaco Zevenster

Vlam Pieterse

2011

Wayne Korras (Dr)

Kabelo Mabalane

Michael Wilkinson

2012

Frankie Cawdry

Mandla Zwane

Jeff Minnaar

2013

Joseph Ta

Vincent o’Neill

Brad Brown

2014

Fiona Scholtz

Debbie Schoeman

Joy & Bernard Murphy

2015

Kabelo Ntsime

Heidi Joubert

Richard Malose Monisi *

2016

Amit Sheth

Shoyab Wadee

Rupin Mehta

2017

Hideo Takano

Steven Viening

Vishal Kanjee

*Deceased

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