Comrades Marathon entries open

2016-09-07 06:00

ENTIRES are now open for the 92nd Comrades Marathon which will be run on Sunday, 4 June, 2017.

The three-month long entry process opened on 1 September and will close on 30 November or as soon as the entry cap of 20 000 has been reached. Prospective entrants are encouraged to get their entries in early to avoid disappointment.

South African runners will be eligible for the “early bird” entry fee of R420 if their entries are received before 30 September.

The regular South African entry fee of R460 will kick in on 1 October until the entry process is closed. Entry is free to all runners who have completed the Comrades Marathon 25 times or more.

Runners can enter either online, via the Comrades Marathon website by posting their completed entry form with proof of payment to the CMA office in Pietermaritzburg, P.O. Box 100621, Scottsville, 3209 or by handing in their completed entry form, together with the original bank deposit slip at Comrades House, 18 Connaught Road, Scottsville.

Qualifying for the 2017 Comrades Marathon is applicable from 27 August until 2 May, 2017.

The race starts at the Durban City Hall at 5.30am and ends at the Scottsville Race Course in Pietermaritzburg, covering a distance of approximately 88km. - Supplied.

Entry fees for the 2017
Comrades Marathon:

Early bird: R420 (month of September for SA athletes only)

Local entries: R460

Rest of Africa: R770

International: R2 650

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