Old Mutual Om die Dam is the largest inland ultra-marathon in South Africa, offering a 50km ultra marathon, a 21km half-marathon, a 10km route and a 5km fun run. It attracts over 7 000 participants.
Due to its scenic route – via the Haartebeespoort Dam – and family appeal, the race is consistently voted as one of the top national races.
The Old Mutual Om Die Dam Marathon will take place on 19 March 2016. Entry cut-off date for 50km and 21km(tbc).
NEW VENUE & NEW ROUTE
Village Mall Shopping Centre
c/o Tielman Street & R511, Hartbeespoort
GPS Coordinates: S 25° 43.830’ – E 27° 53.1
More details can be found here.
June 01, 2015
NO - this will not continue to next year -- but here is a wrap of all results :-)
Comrades winner Caroline Wostmann woke on Monday still waiting for it to fully sink in that she os the 2015 Comrades winner and toast of South Africa.
“I have moments when I think I am dreaming and then realise – oh my word I won Comrades,” said Wostmann who will take the next…
June 01, 2015
Caroline Wostmann received over half a Million smiles and an equal number of Rands for her pace-perfect victory in the Comrades Marathon, and creating the first South African men and women’s win since 1992 prior to the lifting of the sporting isolation ban.
Her win earned R375000 plus a bonus R175000 as first South African. In addition she will win the money for the hot spots at Drummond (R15000) and Lion…
May 30, 2015
On Sunday over 18000 runners will line up at the Durban City hall for the 90th Comrades since the inaugural race on 24 May 1921. The race only missed 5 years during the second world war and this year will be one of the longest in history due to road works in Pinetown.
The race is also one of the most open of the decade with no clear winner, but a…
May 29, 2015
It Comrades time…. The Expo enters its second day this morning at 09:00 and there are still around 15,000 runners that will be coming to collect their number, goodie bag, fantastic New Balance T shirt and Nedbank hat. This year you have a choice of a hat or peak. Then there are about 6000 runners who will collect a special anniversary watch.
The first day went well, but wow its going…