14 JUNE 2020

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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 Race.

The event is CSI initiative of the CMA, which is hosted in conjunction with the Msunduzi Municipality, the uMsunduzi Pietermaritzburg Tourism Association (MPTA) and supported by media partner, Msunduzi Eyethu.

The event starts and finishes at the FNB Wadley Stadium in Georgetown Edendale. The race starts at 07h30 with entry fees as follows:

  • 10km: R90.00 for licensed runners
  • 10km: R120.00 for unlicensed runners includes temporary licence

The cut-off time is 2 hours and 30 minutes. Entrants must be 14 years or older.

Entries are currently being taken at Comrades Marathon House – 18 Connaught Road in Scottsville between 09h00 and 16h00, Monday to Friday, until Thursday 14 November 2019. Entries will also be taken on race day at the FNB Wadley Stadium from 05h00 to 07h00. 

Prize money is as follows:

10 KM RACE

OPEN

MALE & FEMALE

 

Position 1               R 3000

 

Position 2               R 2000     

 

Position 3               R 1200

 

Position 4               R 1000

 

Position 5               R 750

 

CATEGORIES

JUNIOR AGE 15-19

MALE & FEMALE

 

Position 1                R 300

 

Position 2                R 200

 

Position 3                R 150

AGE 35-39

Position 1                R 150

 

Position 2                R 100

 

Position 3                R 75

AGE 40-49

Position 1                R 150

 

Position 2                R 100

 

Position 3                R 75

AGE 50-59

Position 1                R 150

 

Position 2                R 100

 

Position 3                R 75

AGE 60+

Position 1                R 150

 

Position 2                R 100

 

Position 3                R 75

 

WALKERS

OPEN

MALE & FEMALE

 

Position 1                R 350

 

Position 2                R 250     

 

Position 3                R 150

 

T-shirts and medals will be awarded to all finishers. Lucky draw prizes are also up for grabs.

CMA Marketing Manager, Thami Vilakazi says, “We welcome all runners in and around Pietermaritzburg to sign up and enjoy the fun and inclusivity of community road running. This promises to be another great race.”

For more information, kindly contact Thami Vilakazi on 033 897 8650 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 

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.

The CMA Top Journalist of the Year Award was also presented to Matshelane Mamabolo of Independent Newspapers Limited, for generating the most articles on The Ultimate Human Race this year.

CMA Marketing Manager, Thami Vilakazi thanked Comrades athletes for their contributions to the 2020 campaign slogan, saying, “Over the years we have engaged with our runners via social media and other platforms to get their take on the following year’s campaign. I am pleased to say that Iphupho Lami – Dare to Dream was reached via a consultative process; and is one of those campaign slogans that encapsulates what the Comrades dream means to so many of us, as runners, supporters and stakeholders of this great brand.”

CMA General Manager, Keletso Totlhanyo says, “The Comrades Marathon is an extra-special event that never fails to get the entire nation rallying behind it. We look forward to collaborating with our sponsors and partners in the build-up to #Comrades2020 and striving towards ensuring that the 95th edition is our best one yet.”

CMA Vice Chairperson, Sifiso Nzuza said, ‘We are well aware that all Comrades enthusiasts are anticipating the 2020 Comrades Marathon. We welcome all of our runners, supporters and stakeholders to share in the camaraderie and excitement of Comrades race day on Sunday, 14 June 2020, as we welcome the world at large to the magical province of KwaZulu-Natal.’


 

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