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2019 COMRADES ENTRIES OPEN

In the history of the Comrades Marathon, entries have never been snapped up as quickly as they are going for next year’s Up Run.

50% of the entry cap has already been attained with more than 12,500 entries received [ ... ]

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INTRODUCTION OF ROBERT MTSHALI MEDAL

Athletes who complete next year’s Comrades Marathon in 9 hours to sub-10 hours will be awarded the newly introduced Robert Mtshali Medal. Made of titanium, this will be a stunning new addition to the Comrades Marathon [ ... ]

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2018 OLD MUTUAL SPIRIT OF COMRADES WINNERS ANNOUNCED

2018 Old Mutual Spirit of Comrades Winners Announced

“Everybody can be great because, everybody can serve.” – Martin Luther King Jr

Three outstanding individuals who showcased the true spirit of The Ultimate Human [ ... ]

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WE REMEMBER WHEN

 

Vincent Rakabaele became the first official person of colour to win a Comrades Marathon medal in a time of 6:27 (19th overall). He came back in 1976 with a time of 5:59, placing him 7th overall & in 1977 succeeded [ ... ]

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