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MESSAGE FROM CMA RACE DIRECTOR, ROWYN JAMES

MESSAGE FROM CMA RACE DIRECTOR, ROWYN JAMES

Dear Comrades Runner, Thank you for bearing with us during the Covid-19 pandemic, the subsequent lockdown and the constraints amidst the new normal. We are doing our best to get...

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...

RUN THE ULTIMATE VIRTUAL RACE

RUN THE ULTIMATE VIRTUAL RACE

The world’s greatest ultramarathon is all set to stage the world’s greatest virtual event with runners from around the globe invited to participate on Sunday, 14 June 2020 with FREE...

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...

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