Organisers hopeful they can start hosting big events in 2022

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The Flying Fish River stage at the 2016 Splashy Fen.
The Flying Fish River stage at the 2016 Splashy Fen.
Al Nicholl

Organisers of large events such as the Comrades Marathon and Splashy Fen Festival are hopeful that they will start hosting again next year.

Some big events have not been held for two years due to the pandemic and lockdown restrictions.

Chairperson of the Comrades Marathon Association Cheryl Winn said it has been too long since they last hosted a race, adding that their sponsors and athletes have been desperate for another one. She said in preparation for next year’s race, they are going to watch and learn from this year’s Cape Town Marathon, taking place on October 17.

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