It’s been nearly a week since Ann Ashworth won the 2018 Comrades Marathon…in style. The 34-year-old advocate broke the tape of her 7th Comrades race in a time of 6:10:04, the fastest time since Russian Elena Nurgalieva ran 6:07:12 for the 2012 Down Run (keeping in mind that course was 900m shorter as this year’s course).
Here they are, some of the top female and male contenders to watch out for at tomorrow’s Comrades Marathon.
Stephanie Smith – Born2Run
Smith won her first Comrades gold medal last year in her sixth attempt. Her ninth place finish has motivated her to return this year and try and capture back-to-back gold medals. The Eastern Cape athlete won the Br
The Comrades Marathon Association's (CMA) Race Director, Rowyn James has briefed the media on preparations for the 93rd Comrades Marathon on Sunday, 10 June 2018.
James says the official route distance for this year’s down-run is 90.184km. Along the route will be 44 fully stocked refreshment stations, containing water, fruit, energy drinks, energy bars, chocolat
With her trademark wide smile and long blonde hair she had the whole of South Africa at her feet when she crossed the finish line as winner of the 2018 Two Oceans Marathon. Now the time has come to take on the biggest race of them all, the Comrades Marathon. There is no doubt that Gerda Steyn has what it takes.
There are few long distance runners who look as content as Steyn does when r
Self-propelled wheelchair participant, Jean Altomari of the USA and three other South African wheelchair-assisted-participants as well a popular visually impaired Green Number runner will be part of this year’s Ultimate Human Race.
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has confirmed that special arrangements will be implemented in order to ensure that wheelchair participants are once again enabled
Comrades Marathon runners, supporters and the general public can purchase their entry into the Comrades Toyota Win-a-Car draw once again, between now and race day, Sunday, 10 June. The annual lucky draw competition is sponsored by official vehicle sponsor to the Comrades Marathon, Toyota South Africa. Up for grabs is a brand spanking new Toyota Corolla Quest valued at R215 000, complete with all the thrills