Comrades Marathon: By the numbers

2016-05-17 21:35

The Comrades Marathon has been boosted by what is believed to be a record number of novices running in 2016.

Comrades 2016 entries open

2015-09-08 14:34

A quarter of the field for the 2016 Comrades Marathon has already been filled since entries for the race opened.

Final Comrades runner crosses line

2015-05-31 18:45

A 38-year-old Gautenger, Andrew Maherry, has been celebrated as the last runner completing the Comrades Marathon before the dreaded sound of the gun.

‘Brand sheriffs’ to monitor Comrades

2015-05-05 09:08

“BRAND sheriffs” will monitor the Comrades Marathon route to see that no ambush marketing takes place on race day, May 31.

Comrades Marathon GM quits

2014-10-22 18:01

The Comrades Marathon general manager, Chris Bruwer, will be moving on after only one year at the helm of the race.

Greenwood clinches Comrades

2014-06-01 13:13

Eleanor Greenwood has become the first athlete from outside eastern Europe in 11 years to win the Comrades Marathon.

Ex-champ has nothing to prove

2014-05-30 19:30

Ludwick Mamabolo has lashed out at his critics, insisting he has nothing to prove in his bid to defend the 'down run' title.

Comrades still very popular

2014-05-29 19:30

Race official Peter Proctor says the high level of interest in the Comrades Marathon shows the sport is strong in South Africa.

'Cheats' to run free, for now

2014-02-12 20:01

Allegations of cheating in 2013 Comrades marathon take time to prove, a KwaZulu-Natal Athletics (KZNA) spokesman has said.

Chitja elected to chair CMA

2013-11-16 11:32

Macdonald Chitja has been elected as the new chairperson for the new Comrades Marathon Association Board.


Comrades entries flying in

2015-10-27 17:45

With over 13 000 runners already confirmed, only one month remains before entries close for the Comrades.

Comrades 2015 belonged to SA

2015-06-01 12:30

The 90th Comrades Marathon belonged to SA, and it was about time too, as Caroline Wostmann and Gift Kelehe didn't disappoint.

Comrades: Thousands descend on KZN

2015-05-29 09:37

Thousands of runners and supporters have descended on Durban for the Comrades Marathon.

Buud forced out of Comrades

2015-02-04 11:15

Jonas Buud, runner-up in the 2013 Comrades Marathon, has announced his withdrawal from this year’s race.

Ex-champs inspired Mthembu

2014-06-02 21:15

Bongmusa Mthembu says running with Ludwick Mamabolo and Stephen Muzhingi spurred him on to win the 89th Comrades Marathon.

Comrades to undergo change

2014-05-31 13:00

Comrades Marathon race director Rowan James is considering making sweeping changes for the 90th running next year.

Budd: Women cope better!

2014-05-30 12:42

SA running legend Zola Budd believes women are physically and mentally better equipped to cope in ultra-marathons than men.

New Comrades date sought

2014-02-27 21:15

The Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business has solicited support to change the date of the Comrades marathon.

Comrades 'cheats' caught?

2014-02-10 18:39

An athlete who recorded a near world-record pace for a 26km section of the 2013 Comrades Marathon is under suspicion of cheating.

Long distance running boosted

2013-11-11 20:30

The Comrades Marathon Association have unveiled South Africa's first ever academy for the enhancement of long distance running.

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