Time Limits & Cut Offs
If you do not reach the following cut-off points within the required time, you will be asked to retire from the race and leave the road. YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO CONTINUE RUNNING. BONITAS RUNNERS RESCUE buses will be available to transport you to the finish. Athletes who fail to obey the race officials will be subject to disciplinary action and may be banned from participation in future Comrades Marathons.
The cut-off points will be clearly sign posted and do not relate to the location of any timing mats or other markers along the route.
Mayville - 1:30:00 (07h00)
Winston Park - 4:40:00 (10h10)
Drummond (halfway) - 6:10:00 (11h40)
N3 Subway - Cato Ridge - 9:00:00 (14h30)
Umlaas Road Interchange - 10:00:00 (15h30)
Top of Polly Shortts - 11:20:00 (16h50)
Please note that these times and positions are subject to change should the organisers deem it necessary. The final cut-off is at 12hrs 00min (17h30) and if you have not reached the Finish, you must leave the route and retire from the race immediately.