Comrades, the oldest marathon in Africa, wins international award

2012-11-12 00:00

AT a gala in Athens, Greece, on Friday, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) received an international award related to the world-famous Comrades Marathon.

Addressing an audience that included race directors from 52 races affiliated to the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races worldwide, plus local political and sports leaders, Proctor highlighted the fact that the Comrades Marathon was started as a remembrance to the soldiers who perished during Word War 1.

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