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CMA congratulates 2017 Comrades champ on KZN awards

2017-09-18 16:10

The Comrades Marathon Association has congratulated its 2017 champion Bongmusa Mthembu who scooped two top awards this weekend.

Bongmusa Mthembu: From bricklayer to Comrades glory

2017-06-05 07:52

Bongmusa Mthembu was once a bricklayer in Pietermaritzburg, but now he's the most successful KwaZulu-Natal athlete in recent Comrades Marathon history.

List of top Comrades contenders released

2017-05-15 14:43

The Comrades Marathon Association has issued a list of top contenders in this year’s 92nd Comrades Marathon on Sunday, June 4, 2017.

Comrades Quadruple Green Number Club grows

2016-06-07 09:39

Three more Comrades runners got to enjoy the pride and prestige of being a fully-fledged Comrades Marathon Quadruple Green Number members.

Wostmann involved in motorbike collision

2016-05-29 12:05

Defending champion Caroline Wostmann was involved in a collision involving two motorbikes while leading in the closing stages of the Comrades Marathon.

Gatebe shatters Comrades 'down' record

2016-05-29 11:28

South Africa's David Gatebe has broken the 'down' record in this year's Comrades Marathon.

Wostmann out to make history

2016-05-24 15:36

On Sunday Caroline Wostmann will attempt to make history by winning the 91st running of the Comrades.

World champion pulls out of Comrades

2016-05-05 15:46

Camille Herron, the world champion over both 50km and 100km, has had to withdraw for the Comrades due to a torn hamstring.

Dad-to-be Kaplan will be on Comrades start line

2016-03-16 08:47

Jonathan Kaplan is expecting a child on May 30 - but is adamant he will be running the Comrades Marathon the day before.

Comrades pays tribute to Van Niekerk

2016-02-17 14:14

The Comrades Marathon Association has extended its condolences following the death of four-time gold medallist, Riana van Niekerk.

 

Comrades to finish at Moses Mabhida

2017-08-30 14:01

The 2018 'down' Comrades Marathon will finish at the iconic Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban.

Bosman back to defend Comrades title

2017-06-01 08:47

The "past is the past" will be the attitude with which defending women’s Comrades champion, Charné Bosman, will line up to race on Sunday in Durban.

Ex-Comrades winner undergoes op after shark attack

2017-01-19 12:26

Former Comrades winner Nick Bester underwent an operation this week following a Shark attack incident in Plettenberg Bay.

First wheelchair athletes complete Comrades

2016-05-30 17:46

Chaeli Mycroft and Anita Engelbrecht have become the first wheelchair athletes to successfully complete the Comrades Marathon.

Bosman wins thrilling 'down' Comrades

2016-05-29 11:56

South African Charne Bosman overtook defending champion Caroline Wostmann in the final few kilometres to win a thrilling 2016 women's Comrades.

Fordyce picks his Comrades winners

2016-05-25 09:47

Bruce Fordyce says defending champion Caroline Wöstmann is the women’s favourite for Sunday's Comrades, but admits picking a men’s winner is a lot tougher.

Comrades to tackle cheats

2016-05-23 15:48

The Comrades Marathon Association has issued a powerful warning to potential cheats at this year’s race.

Buud could win Comrades

2016-05-05 10:58

Not even a virus will stop the 100km world champion, Jonas Buud, from racing for gold at the Comrades.

Comrades pays tribute to Chet Sainsbury

2016-02-25 10:46

The Comrades has expressed their sadness at news of the death of Comrades Green Number runner and silver medallist, Chet Sainsbury.

Comrades star loses cancer battle

2016-02-14 12:19

Four-time Comrades Marathon gold medallist Riana van Niekerk has died after a nine-month battle with pancreatic cancer.

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