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'RACE THE COMRADES LEGENDS' ENTRIES RISING

'RACE THE COMRADES LEGENDS' ENTRIES RISING

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) is pulling out all the stops to ensure that ‘Race the Comrades Legends’ is The Ultimate Virtual Event and with the significant difference of creating...

OPEN LETTER TO COMRADES RUNNERS

OPEN LETTER TO COMRADES RUNNERS

Dear Comrades Marathon Runner, Much has transpired in the six weeks since I last addressed you on 6 April regarding the then- uncertainty as to the status of the 2020...

CMA TO HOST 'RACE THE COMRADES LEGENDS' VIRTUAL RACE

CMA TO HOST 'RACE THE COMRADES LEGENDS' VIRTUAL RACE

Following on last week’s historic and regrettable cancellation of the 2020 Comrades Marathon and the manifest cancellation or postponement of nearly every mass-participation running event in the world, the Comrades...

THE 2020 COMRADES MARATHON HAS BEEN CANCELLED

THE 2020 COMRADES MARATHON HAS BEEN CANCELLED

THE 2020 COMRADES MARATHON HAS BEEN CANCELLED Following long discussion with the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Board and KwaZulu-Natal Athletics (KZNA, Athletics South Africa has announced the cancellation of the...

ASA EXTENDS POSTPONEMENT OF ATHLETICS EVENTS

ASA EXTENDS POSTPONEMENT OF ATHLETICS EVENTS

Following the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 9 April to extend the lockdown of the country by 14 days in order to slow down and manage the extent of...

#COMRADES2020 RACE4CHARITY DEADLINE EXTENDED

#COMRADES2020 RACE4CHARITY DEADLINE EXTENDED

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the National State of Disaster and Lockdown and the consequent postponement of #Comrades2020, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has advised its athletes that the...

COMRADES MARATHON DONATES TOWARD FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

COMRADES MARATHON DONATES TOWARD FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

Winning the battle against the novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic requires the joint contributions and efforts of all sectors of society, and in this vein, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA)...

NEED TO KNOW INFO: COVID-19

NEED TO KNOW INFO: COVID-19

The CMA’s main priority remains the health, safety and wellbeing of our runners, supporters and stakeholders. We ask that you stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak,...

MESSAGE FROM CMA CHAIRPERSON, CHERYL WINN

MESSAGE FROM CMA CHAIRPERSON, CHERYL WINN

Dear Comrades Marathon Runner, We are living through unprecedented, unpredictable and unimaginably challenging times. On behalf of the Comrades Marathon Association, I thank you for your patience and apologise for...

COMRADES TO GO AHEAD AS PLANNED

COMRADES TO GO AHEAD AS PLANNED

The Comrades Marathon Association’s (CMA) Board convened an urgent meeting last night (Monday, 16.3.2020) in light of the outbreak of the Corona Virus, also known as COVID-19 and the subsequent...

2020 COMRADES SUBSTITUTION PROCESS OPENS ON MONDAY

2020 COMRADES SUBSTITUTION PROCESS OPENS ON MONDAY

The 2020 Comrades Marathon Substitution Process officially opens on Monday, 16 March at 8am. The Substitution Rule allows for aspirant Comrades Marathon runners who were unable to enter the 2020...

COMRADES UNDERPRIVILEGED RUNNERS PROGRAMME

COMRADES UNDERPRIVILEGED RUNNERS PROGRAMME

The Comrades Marathon Underprivileged Runners Project started more than 20 years ago. For many years, runners who could not afford accommodation would sleep outside at the start the night before...

COMRADES GIVES BACK!

COMRADES GIVES BACK!

Uplifting and empowering communities along the Comrades Marathon route has been part of the CMA’s strategic focus, with various upskilling initiatives and charitable endeavours over the years. CMA Chairperson, Cheryl...

2020 Comrades Toyota Win-A-Car & Amabeadi Charity Launch

2020 Comrades Toyota Win-A-Car & Amabeadi Charity Launch

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” ― Winston Churchill Charitable fundraising through the Comrades Marathon was implemented in 1996,...

BONITAS COMRADES WEBINARS

BONITAS COMRADES WEBINARS

A successful 2020 Comrades Marathon starts now with our FREE Bonitas Comrades Webinars! Featuring the Official Comrades Marathon Coach Lindsey Parry and other experts, these online seminars are not to...

RUNNERS FIRST WITH BONITAS

RUNNERS FIRST WITH BONITAS

It’s all about the runner as the Bonitas Comrades Roadshow makes its way to the Mother City this Wednesday, and the team gets ready to motivate and encourage runners in...

OBITUARY: BETTY CAVANAGH NO.462

OBITUARY: BETTY CAVANAGH NO.462

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) is saddened by news of the death of Betty Cavanagh. She was 89 years old. Betty is revered as the first official female winner of...

BONITAS COMRADES WEBINARS

BONITAS COMRADES WEBINARS

A successful 2020 Comrades Marathon starts now with our FREE Bonitas Comrades Marathon Webinars! Featuring the Official Comrades Marathon Coach Lindsey Parry and other experts, these online seminars are not...

NEW COMRADES SPORTS APPAREL PARTNER

NEW COMRADES SPORTS APPAREL PARTNER

The CMA has announced the new sports apparel partner to The Ultimate Human Race. CMA Chairperson, Cheryl Winn confirmed, at an official launch in Pietermaritzburg, that one of the country’s...

ROADSHOWS AND WEBINARS

ROADSHOWS AND WEBINARS

BONITAS COMRADES WEBINARS A successful 2020 Comrades Marathon starts now with our FREE Bonitas Comrades Marathon Webinars! Featuring the Official Comrades Marathon Coach Lindsey Parry and other experts. Register to...

CMA AGM AND BOARD APPOINTMENTS

CMA AGM AND BOARD APPOINTMENTS

At its recent Annual General Meeting held on Thursday 21 November 2019, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Board paid tribute to its outgoing Vice Chairperson Sifiso Nzuza, for having served...

COMRADES AWARDED IAU GOLD LABEL STATUS

COMRADES AWARDED IAU GOLD LABEL STATUS

The Comrades Marathon has been awarded Gold Label status by the International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU). The accolade is a feather in the cap for The Ultimate Human Race which...

COMRADES MARATHON SUSPENDS CHEATS

COMRADES MARATHON SUSPENDS CHEATS

Runners found to have been cheating in the Comrades Marathon are tarnishing the reputation of the sport and the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA), as well as disrespecting fellow athletes. It...

WHY RACE FOR CHARITY?

WHY RACE FOR CHARITY?

Race 4 Charity offers runners an opportunity to deepen the experience of running the Comrades Marathon by combining their hard work in training into something generous for charity. It’s a...

#COMRADES2020 ENTRY CAP REACHED

#COMRADES2020 ENTRY CAP REACHED

With the #Comrades2020 entry cap for South African athletes having been reached, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that it regrettably cannot accept any more local entries. The South...

CLOSURE OF SOUTH AFRICAN ENTRIES

CLOSURE OF SOUTH AFRICAN ENTRIES

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that South African entries into next year’s 95th Comrades Marathon are officially closed. This, after the South African-specific entry cap of 25,000 was...

ENTER NOW - 13TH GREATER EDENDALE RACE

ENTER NOW - 13TH GREATER EDENDALE RACE

All roads lead to Edendale this November as the CMA celebrates an exciting day of community road-running on Sunday, 17 November 2019 when it hosts the annual 10km Greater Edendale...

TOP JOURNALIST & FUNDRAISER AWARDS

TOP JOURNALIST & FUNDRAISER AWARDS

The CMA’s Top Charity Fundraiser, Dean Wight, who raised over R300-thousand for the Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust, was also honoured for his huge heart and magnificent contribution to charitable giving....

AMABEADIBEADI & RACE4CHARITY

AMABEADIBEADI & RACE4CHARITY

More than R40-million has been raised off the CMA’s charity platforms over the past decade. Six charities will once again benefit from the Amabeadibeadi Official Charity drive for 2020. They...

#COMRADES2020 – LICENSE TO DREAM

#COMRADES2020 – LICENSE TO DREAM

With the just unveiled #Comrades2020 campaign slogan, ‘Iphupho Lami – Dare to Dream’, the Comrades Marathon Association has dared all aspirant participants in next year’s Ultimate Human Race to dream....

LAUNCH OF 2020 COMRADES MARATHON

LAUNCH OF 2020 COMRADES MARATHON

Comrades Marathon runners have been given a license to dream. With the just unveiled #Comrades2020 campaign slogan, ‘Iphupho Lami – Dare to Dream’, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has dared...

2020 COMRADES MARATHON ENTRY PROCESS

2020 COMRADES MARATHON ENTRY PROCESS

There has been an unprecedented number of enquiries regarding the opening of entries for next year’s Comrades Marathon. The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has therefore advised all aspirant #Comrades2020 entrants...

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