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  • Comrades MarathonThe 92nd Comrades Marathon will be an up-run on Sunday, 4 June 2017. The race starts at the Durban City Hall at 05h30.Find out more
  • Entry InformationFind all the race and route information, entry process, registration details and on-the-day logistics for this popular race.Read More
  • Training CentreVirtual Coach Norrie Williamson has developed a series of day-by-day training programmes tohelp with your Comrades Marathon training and preparationRead More
  • Catch Comrades 2016 on Old Mutual LiveCatch the 2017 Comrades Marathon action on Old Mutual Live from the Comrades on 04 June 2017.Check out Old Mutual Live
  • Run for more than yourselfWhy not use your Comrades run to raise awareness and funds for a charity you are passionate about. Find out more on our 'More than Yourself' platform. Read More
  • Old Mutual AppDon’t miss out on the action! If you not running and want to support your family and friends who are, download the Old Mutual App and track their progress.Download app

Race Countdown


Comrades Marathon

The 92nd Comrades Marathon is run between the capital of Kwazulu-Natal province, Pietermaritzburg, and the coastal city of Durban, the approximately 90-kilometre Comrades Marathon is arguably the world’s greatest ultra-marathon. Internationally recognised for challenge it poses and the essence of comradeship it encourages among its thousands of participants.

The ultimate human race will challenge your physical and mental strength to the maximum. “It Takes All of You” therefore “Zinikele”!

Visit the Old Mutual Expo Stand at the Durban Exhibition Centre which will take place 1 June till 3 June 2017 from 09:00 am till 19:00 pm. However, on the 3rd of June the Expo will end at 17:00 pm.


2017 Comrades Marathon

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Entries for the 2017 Comrades Marathon open 1 September and close 30 November 2016

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April 26, 2016 Comrades counting down - some interesting little snippet for those on the start line: The race commences around 665m above sea level and drops overall to Durban making it an 'assisted' race 0.73% drop which is over 7 times the allowable for a recognised course - The the distance is obviously A to B and outside the 50% separation allowance for 'distance national / international records' -- That said it would sound…
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April 23, 2016 The 2016 Old Mutual joBerg2c kicked into race mode on a blustery day for riders. Day 2 of the Old Mutual joBerg2c is when the real racing starts at the nine-day, 900km event. After a neutral first day, riders crank into a higher gear for the 93km from Frankfort to Reitz, and for the remaining seven days. Weather conditions on Day 1 were near perfect for a casual meander through the…
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April 19, 2016 The two characteristics of the Comrades Winners are that they possess great endurance and good top end speed. The third talent and skill is their ability and discipline to share our their energy and effort over the length of the Comrades route. This however we will discuss in another post closer to the Great day. These characteristics are seen in elite runners at every distance from 5km upwards, but the terms endurance…
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April 16, 2016 South African Athletes are doing it for themselves and they provided a spectacular two days of athletic competition at the SA Track and Field Championships at Stellenbosch inspite of a programme that many, including the vastly experienced LJ van Zyl, felt was less than kind to Olympic contenders. Caster Semenya provided the major highlight of the second day when she became the first athlete to do the triple winning the 400m,…
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