Comrades Marathon to go ahead - until further notice

2020-03-17 11:07

The Comrades Marathon Association’s Board has deemed it premature to postpone this year’s Comrades Marathon at this stage.

Comrades Marathon suspends 3 cheats

2019-11-21 13:00

The Comrades Marathon Association has announced the suspension of three athletes who were investigated for having cheated in the 2019 Comrades Marathon.

Comrades 2020: ‘Iphupho Lami - Dare to Dream’

2019-10-02 21:25

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has dared all aspirant participants in next year’s Ultimate Human Race to dream.

Runner dies a day after completing Comrades

2019-06-19 08:25

The Comrades Marathon Association has confirmed that an athlete passed away after participating in this year's event.

Gerda gunning for Comrades glory

2019-05-31 18:35

Nedbank Running Club athlete Gerda Steyn has declared her intention to take the title at the 94th Comrades Marathon between Durban and Pietermaritzburg.

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.


Wife of 3-time Comrades winner Stephen Muzhingi dies

2020-02-25 13:09

The Comrades Marathon Association has expressed its sadness at the news of the death of Erina Muzhingi, wife of three-time Comrades winner, Zimbabwe's Stephen Muzhingi.

Not everyone happy with Comrades prize hike

2019-10-04 09:58

The CMA might be pleased with the increase in the Comrades Marathon winners’ prize money for 2020, but former champion Gift Kelehe says they've done nothing special.

Grieving Comrades star to spearhead national team

2019-07-04 07:09

Three-time Comrades champion Bongmusa Mthembu will spearhead the SA team at the 50km World Championships while trying to overcome the death of close friend.

Steyn banks R1.2 million for record Comrades run

2019-06-10 13:36

South African ultra-distance superstar Gerda Steyn is R1.2 million richer after her stunning record-breaking Comrades Marathon victory.

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.

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