'Its fantastic to see that runners have embraced the 2010 entry process in the manner they have, and that the excitement around the 85th anniversary race is evident with the amount of entries received thus far. We at the CMA are confident that the 15,000 entries for the first phase will be reached well before the closing date of 31 October. We urge all runners to get their entry in as soon as possible to avoid disappointment', Renee Jordaan, Race Director.
The majority of entries received, has been through the online entry process on our website and the Mr Price retail outlets country wide.
Novice entries will open on 1 November 2009 at 09h00 and close on 30 November 2009 or when received 5,000 entries. Novice runners wishing to enter Comrades next year, can stand a chance to win their entry into the race. Simply SMS 2010 to 38275. SMS costs R10. All proceeds will be donated to the Comrades Marathon Amabeadibeadi Charity Campaign. Terms and conditions apply.
Statement Released 9 September 2009
COMRADES MARATHON MEDIA RELEASE 2010/02