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COMRADES WALL OF HONOUR

COMRADES WALL OF HONOUR

The Comrades Marathon Wall of Honour was created several years ago to serve as a permanent landmark to commemorate the achievements of Comrades Marathon runners who completed the epic journey...

WIN A COPY OF FORDYCE’S BOOK “WINGED MESSENGER”

WIN A COPY OF FORDYCE’S BOOK “WINGED MESSENGER”

The year is 1976, and South Africa is gripped by a terrible lockdown – apartheid. Nelson Mandela is in prison on Robben Island; South Africa is isolated from the rest...

2021 CENTENARY COMRADES MARATHON CANCELLED

2021 CENTENARY COMRADES MARATHON CANCELLED

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Board has regrettably announced its decision to cancel the Comrades Marathon scheduled for 13 June 2021. After having late last year, undertaken to make announcements...

PLEASE SUPPORT THE WORK OF THE COMRADES CHARITIES

PLEASE SUPPORT THE WORK OF THE COMRADES CHARITIES

The Comrades Marathon Association’s six official charities continue to do their bit in the communities in which they operate during the Covid-19 pandemic. Each charity focuses on amazing nation-building initiatives...

COVID-19 ADVICE FROM THE WHO

COVID-19 ADVICE FROM THE WHO

Please protect yourself and others from COVID-19 by adhering to the following measures. If COVID-19 is spreading in your community, stay safe by taking some simple precautions, such as physical...

#RACETHECOMRADESLEGENDS – DELIVERY UPDATE

#RACETHECOMRADESLEGENDS – DELIVERY UPDATE

ChampionChip, our partner in the CMA’s inaugural virtual event, Race the Comrades Legends, has completed the packaging and dispatch of medals, T-shirts and branded products to all participants. SOUTH AFRICAN...

#COMRADES2021 RACE DATE

#COMRADES2021 RACE DATE

The 2021 Comrades Marathon is currently scheduled to take place on Sunday, 13 June 2021 which is anticipated to be the 95th edition of The Ultimate Human Race and the...

COMRADES AMABEADIBEADI CHARITIES ANNOUNCED

COMRADES AMABEADIBEADI CHARITIES ANNOUNCED

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) is pleased to announce the six official charities that will be part of its official Amabeadibeadi Charity Drive for the upcoming three-year cycle. The selected...

HOLLYWOODBETS RENEWS SPONSORSHIP OF COMRADES MARATHON

HOLLYWOODBETS RENEWS SPONSORSHIP OF COMRADES MARATHON

South Africa’s leading bookmaker, Hollywoodbets, has renewed its sponsorship as the Official Sports Betting Partner to the Comrades Marathon for the next three years. Comrades Marathon Association Chairperson, Cheryl Winn,...

ORANGE GROVE DAIRY PARTNERS WITH COMRADES MARATHON

ORANGE GROVE DAIRY PARTNERS WITH COMRADES MARATHON

Orange Grove Dairy is the latest supplier-sponsor to sign up to the Comrades Marathon. The Dundee-based dairy will supply a range of dairy and related products over the course of...

VIRTUAL #MRPRICEFOUNDATIONCHALLENGE

VIRTUAL #MRPRICEFOUNDATIONCHALLENGE

Thanks to South Africa and the world for heeding the call to be part of the inaugural virtual #MrPriceFoundationChallenge this past weekend. The fundraising event incorporated both a Run and...

CMA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND BOARD ELECTIONS

CMA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND BOARD ELECTIONS

Following its recent Annual General Meeting held on Monday, 30 November 2020, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Board Chairperson paid tribute to two outgoing Board members, Adrian Stowell and Linda...

REBRANDING – MR PRICE SPORT

REBRANDING – MR PRICE SPORT

We’re Proudly Putting the Price Back in to MRP Sport What’s your earliest memory of Mr Price Sport? Did you pop into your nearest store for a quick browse to...

MR PRICE FOUNDATION TEAMS UP WITH COMRADES TO LAUNCH AN EXCITING NEW EVENT!

MR PRICE FOUNDATION TEAMS UP WITH COMRADES TO LAUNCH AN EXCITING NEW EVENT!

Two South African greats, the Mr Price Foundation and Comrades Marathon have joined forces to raise funds to empower South African youth The inaugural Mr Price Foundation Challenge, a virtual...

GERDA STEYN ON HER LONDON MARATHON EXPERIENCE BY MATSHELANE MAMABOLO

GERDA STEYN ON HER LONDON MARATHON EXPERIENCE BY MATSHELANE MAMABOLO

Comrades Marathon Up Run champion and record holder Gerda Steyn came agonisingly close to breaking the South African marathon record when she finished seventh at the 50th London Marathon at...

OBITUARY - THOMAS MICHAEL WINN #GREENNUMBER138

OBITUARY - THOMAS MICHAEL WINN #GREENNUMBER138

The CMA is saddened by the passing of Founding Chairperson, Green Number runner and retired pharmacist Mick Winn. He was 90 years old. Mick has been associated with the Comrades...

2021 COMRADES MARATHON RACE DATE

2021 COMRADES MARATHON RACE DATE

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has confirmed the race date for #Comrades2021. Following the outcome of discussions held on 28 September between CMA with ASA and KZNA, it was confirmed...

COMRADES MARATHON CHARITIES HANDOVER

COMRADES MARATHON CHARITIES HANDOVER

‘Giving is not just about making a donation; it is about making a difference.’ “Our Comrades Race4Charity runners are an absolute inspiration and their motivation and passion spurs us on...

CLOSING OF COMRADES AMABEADIBEADI CHARITIES APPLICATION PROCESS

CLOSING OF COMRADES AMABEADIBEADI CHARITIES APPLICATION PROCESS

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that there are just two days left for charitable organisations in South Africa to apply for selection as an official Amabeadibeadi charity. Applications...

COMRADES MARATHON VIRTUAL CHARITIES HANDOVER

COMRADES MARATHON VIRTUAL CHARITIES HANDOVER

‘Giving is not just about making a donation; it is about making a difference.’ “Our Comrades Race4Charity runners are an absolute inspiration and their motivation and passion spurs us on...

COMRADES MARATHON THANKS BONITAS

COMRADES MARATHON THANKS BONITAS

Comrades Marathon thanks Bonitas for its long-term sponsorship The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has thanked Bonitas Medical Fund for serving as a major sponsor to The Ultimate Human Race for...

MESSAGE FROM CMA RACE DIRECTOR, ROWYN JAMES

MESSAGE FROM CMA RACE DIRECTOR, ROWYN JAMES

“Dear Comrades Runner, Thank you for bearing with us as we do our best to get all race packs couriered to athletes across South Africa as soon as possible. We...

KZN VIRTUAL RUN ENTRIES RISING

KZN VIRTUAL RUN ENTRIES RISING

With nearly 1700 entrants in the KZN Virtual Run scheduled for this weekend, the organisers are confident that greater awareness will be created around gender-based violence in the province and...

KZN VIRTUAL RUN – 2020

KZN VIRTUAL RUN – 2020

EVENT DATE: Saturday, 18 and Sunday, 19 July 2020 TIME: Anytime between 06h00 and 18h00 (strict adherence to Covid-19 prevention guidelines) Who can enter: All South African citizens. Register at...

COMRADES HISTORY: WE REMEMBER

COMRADES HISTORY: WE REMEMBER

NINETY FIVE OUT OF A HUNDRED: WHY WE WILL BE CELEBRATING OUR CENTENARY & 95TH RACE IN 2021 BY CMA MUSEUM CURATOR, ROXANNE THOMAS PHOTO: 1940 Winner, Allen Boyce 2020...

102 NATIONS IN ‘RACE THE COMRADES LEGENDS’

102 NATIONS IN ‘RACE THE COMRADES LEGENDS’

Thanks to the CMA’s international footprint and its band of passionate International Brand Ambassadors, the foreign entry tally in ‘Race The Comrades Legends’ virtual race had well surpassed the usual...

COMRADES GREEN NUMBER LEGENDS IN ‘RACE THE COMRADES LEGENDS’

COMRADES GREEN NUMBER LEGENDS IN ‘RACE THE COMRADES LEGENDS’

Comrades Marathon Quadruple Green Number legends, Louis Massyn (No.403) and Barry Holland (No.916) were part of the inaugural ‘Race The Comrades Legends’. These legendary athletes hold the most finishes in...

2019 CHAMPS IN ‘RACE THE COMRADES LEGENDS’

2019 CHAMPS IN ‘RACE THE COMRADES LEGENDS’

Reigning Comrades Marathon Champions, Edward Mothibi and Gerda Steyn had an epic time racing the legends in the ‘Race The Comrades Legends’ virtual race. Both Mothibi and Steyn are Brand...

2019 CHAMPS SET TO 'RACE THE COMRADES LEGENDS'

2019 CHAMPS SET TO 'RACE THE COMRADES LEGENDS'

Reigning Comrades Marathon Champions, Edward Mothibi and Gerda Steyn will be racing the legends in the Comrades Marathon Association’s (CMA) upcoming ‘Race The Comrades Legends’ virtual race next Sunday, 14...

NEED TO KNOW INFO - #RaceTheComradesLegends

NEED TO KNOW INFO - #RaceTheComradesLegends

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has issued need-to-know information to aspirant participants in the recently launched ‘Race The Comrades Legends’ virtual race. Says CMA Chairperson, Cheryl Winn, “It may seem...

COMRADES RUNNERS GIVE GENEROUSLY TO CHARITY

COMRADES RUNNERS GIVE GENEROUSLY TO CHARITY

Things may seem a little dark and gloomy with Covid-19 and the National Lockdown but one thing’s for sure; Comrades Marathon runners are a generous bunch who look on the...

ENTRIES RISING - #RACETHECOMRADESLEGENDS

ENTRIES RISING - #RACETHECOMRADESLEGENDS

So far, over 9000 entries have been captured in this virtual event which will be one with the significant difference of creating a sense of camaraderie for athletes within their...

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