ARTICLES RELATING TO COMRADES

Comrades: Break the record, take home R1m ... minimum!

2019-05-24 18:49

If the winner in either the men’s or women’s races in this year’s Comrades Marathon breaks the 'Up-run' record, he or she will take home a minimum of R1m in prize money.

Former Comrades winner dies

2019-04-26 07:00

Former two-time Comrades winner, Tommy Malone has died at the age of 81.

Comrades Marathon faces TV blackout

2019-04-25 07:37

The Comrades Marathon, the long-distance jewel on the South African road-running calendar, faces a television blackout.

Comrades Marathon entries going FAST

2018-10-23 08:52

Over 19 000 entries into next year’s Comrades Marathon have been snapped up in the first three days of the process, with more than 15 000 on Day 1 alone.

Corporal punishment at Comrades 2018

2018-07-30 13:24

South African Air Force Corporal Malusi Dlomo has an exemplary service record of seven silvers and one Wally Hayward medal at the Comrades.

SA impaling survivor gives Comrades medal to surgeon

2018-06-27 14:47

The man who completed the Comrades Marathon earlier this month after recovering from a 2015 impaling accident, has given his medal to the trauma surgeon who treated him.

Comrades crown stays in SA hands as Mthembu defends title

2018-06-10 10:57

South Africa's Bongmusa Mthembu has defended his Comrades Marathon title, winning the 93rd edition of the race from Pietermariturg to Durban in commanding fashion.

Hot Comrades duels on the cards

2018-06-06 09:46

A fiery contest awaits participants of the 2018 Comrades Marathon on Sunday and one of the top contenders believes new champions will be born.

Comrades athletes taken to classes

2018-02-11 06:05

With 20 000 athletes qualified to compete at the world’s oldest ultramarathon, Comrades Marathon organisers have started conducting workshops around the country.

Former Comrades winner Piet Vorster dies

2018-01-13 14:51

Former Comrades 'up' run winner, Piet Vorster, has died following a brave battle against motor neuron disease.

 

Double ‘Down Run’ to mark Comrades centenary

2019-05-17 07:50

The Comrades Marathon Association has confirmed that there will be two consecutive 'Down Runs' in the years 2020 and 2021.

Athletics TV blackout not only about Comrades, says ASA president

2019-04-25 14:45

Athletics South Africa top brass is meeting with the SABC to find a solution amidst concerns that this year's Comrades Marathon will not be televised.

Comrades entries hit 20 000 mark ... and counting

2018-10-24 07:57

There are just over 4 000 entries still available for next year’s Comrades Marathon.

2019 Comrades Marathon entry opening date deferred

2018-08-23 11:15

The Comrades Marathon Association has announced that entries for the 2019 Comrades Marathon will not be opening on September 1, 2018, as per recent years.

The athlete’s champion: Ann Ashworth attacks ASA apathy

2018-07-09 08:00

On June 10, 2018 Ann Ashworth fulfilled a lifelong dream and won the Comrades Marathon. Two weeks later she became a champion.

SA's Ashworth stuns women's field to win Comrades title

2018-06-10 11:40

Little-known South African runner Ann Ashworth has stunned the women's field in the 93rd running of the Comrades Marathon from Pietermaritzburg to Durban.

Comrades hit by another top withdrawal

2018-06-07 11:03

Claude Moshiywa is the latest Comrades Marathon title holder to withdraw from what will be the second largest field in the history of the gruelling race.

Star Polish athlete out of Comrades due to injury

2018-05-10 18:18

Wings for Life winner and possible gold medallist at the 2018 Comrades Marathon, Poland's Dominika Stelmach, has withdrawn from this year’s Comrades due to injury.

Comrades confirms route changes, distance

2018-01-26 10:10

The official distance of the 2018 Comrades Marathon as well as changes to the route have been confirmed by the Comrades Marathon Association.

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.

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