491 more runners are set to join the coveted Comrades Marathon Green Number Club at this year’s 92nd Comrades Marathon. The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has issued its Green Number statistics, wishing all aspirant Green Number runners well in their Comrades up-run on Sunday, 4 June.
To date, 12,622 athletes have earned their place on the Comrades Marathon Green Number Roll of Honour. Green Number runners retain their Comrades Marathon race number in perpetuity. They are members of an exclusive band of individuals who have experienced a special relationship with The Ultimate Human Race.
The criteria for inclusion in the Comrades Marathon Green Number Roll of Honour is 3 wins or 5 golds or 10 plus medals. The 2017 Comrades Marathon Green Number statistics are as follows:
Going for Green (Running Their 10th Comrades)
Going for Double Green (Running Their 20th Comrades)
Going for Triple Green
Among those going for Triple Green status is 1993 Comrades Women’s Winner, Tilda Tearle.
Going for Quadruple Green
|First Name||Surname||Race Number||Finishes|
|Wietsche||Van Der Westhuizen||4192||39|
2017 Quadruple Green Number Runners
|First Name||Last Name||Race Number||Finishes|
CMA General Manager, Chris Fisher says, “The achievements of our Comrades Green Number athletes is remarkable. The number of runners who have run this race consecutively for more than 10, 20, 30 and even 40 years is simply astounding. We wish all of the participants in this year’s up-run the very best as they count down to Sunday, 4 June 2017.”