Half of 2017 Comrades entry cap claimed

2016-10-19 06:00

MORE than half of the 20 000 entry cap has been claimed in the first 33 days of the 2017 Comrades Marathon entry process.

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has confirmed that entries are being taken up quicker this year than in the recent past.

The 2017 Comrades entry process opened on 1 September and closes on 30 November or as soon as the 20 000 entry cap is reached. The entry tally currently stands at well over 10 100. For the latest entry barometer and more information, visit www.comrades.com

CMA general manager, Chris Fisher said the entry process is progressing well.

“We are now into the second month of the 2017 Comrades entry process and plans are progressing incredibly well towards Comrades race day on Sunday, 4 June, 2017.”

Fisher said with the major focus on athletes and the CMA’s Runners First Initiative, they are working with all role-players to ensure that the 92nd Comrades Marathon is the best yet.

Entry fees for the 2017 Comrades Marathon:

•Local: R460

•Rest of Africa: R770

•International: R2 650

Entry breakdown:

South African entrants - 9 306

Rest of Africa entrants - 122

International entrants - 695

Provincial breakdown:

Northern Cape 62

North West 223

Free State 253

Eastern Cape 261

Limpopo 261

Mpumalanga 372

Western Cape 1 141

KwaZulu-Natal 1 634

Gauteng 4 998

For details on how to enter visit the Comrades Marathon website www.comrades.com

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