BREAKING NEWS

ON ROUTE ACTIVATIONS AND CLUB TENTS

ON ROUTE ACTIVATIONS AND CLUB TENTS

This year’s race will see the hosting of 48 well-stocked refreshment stations along the route. These refreshment stations will be manned by a minimum of 50 volunteers assisting a wide range of route activations including those being facilitated by...

Read More
COMRADES MEDICAL TRANSPORT FOR RUNNERS

COMRADES MEDICAL TRANSPORT FOR RUNNERS

In line with putting Runners First, and prioritising the health, safety and wellbeing of all participants, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has extensive medical provisions in place for Comrades race day on Sunday, 9 June 2024.

As an added...

Read More
COMRADES SUPPORTER PARKING FOR RACE DAY

COMRADES SUPPORTER PARKING FOR RACE DAY

Nearly 100,000 supporters, spectators and runners are expected to converge on the Comrades Marathon finish venue at the HollywoodBets Scottsville Racecourse over the course of Comrades race day on Sunday, 9 June 2024.

In a bid to ease traffic... Read More
CELL C HOT SPOT PRIZES

CELL C HOT SPOT PRIZES

With just 18 days to Comrades race day, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced an exciting addition to this year’s prize purse. In conjunction with major sponsor, Cell C, the CMA plans to boost motivation and celebrate excellence in...

Read More
COMRADES REFRESHMENT STATISTICS

COMRADES REFRESHMENT STATISTICS

With less than 20 days to Comrades race day on Sunday, 9 June 2024, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has confirmed that there will be 48 well-stocked and strategically positioned refreshment stations along this year’s Up Run route, to...

Read More
CELL C AND COMRADES MARATHON ASSOCIATION FORGE 4-YEAR ENDURANCE PARTNERSHIP

CELL C AND COMRADES MARATHON ASSOCIATION FORGE 4-YEAR ENDURANCE PARTNERSHIP

Johannesburg, May 17, 2024 – Cell C, one of South Africa’s leading mobile operators, and the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) proudly announce a new partnership with Cell C coming on board as a Tier 1 sponsor for the world-class road race in...

Read More
GREEN NUMBER CLUB CARD COLLECTION

GREEN NUMBER CLUB CARD COLLECTION

When runners complete their 10th Comrades Marathon, they are awarded their race number in perpetuity. They also become a Green Number Club member.

Achieving 3 wins or 5 gold medals also qualifies a runner for Green Number Club membership.

The...

Read More
2024 COMRADES MARATHON REVISED CUT-OFFS

2024 COMRADES MARATHON REVISED CUT-OFFS

Following receipt of numerous appeals and information related to the cut-offs to be implemented at the 2024 Comrades Marathon, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has revised the cut-off times to be applied during this year’s race. This move...

Read More
#COMRADES2024 FINISHERS JACKET STILL AVAILABLE

#COMRADES2024 FINISHERS JACKET STILL AVAILABLE

The limited edition Comrades Marathon Finishers Jackets are still available.

Stunningly designed in the Comrades black and golden yellow tones, this unisex jacket is lightweight, wind resistant and durable. Made from polyester elastane, complete...

Read More
GEMS COMRADES DISADVANTAGED RUNNERS PROGRAMME 2024

GEMS COMRADES DISADVANTAGED RUNNERS PROGRAMME 2024

There are two days left for financially disadvantaged athletes to apply to be part of the Comrades Disadvantaged Runners Programme during the 2024 Comrades Marathon. This has been an ongoing feature of The Ultimate Human Race since 1999 and is...

Read More