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COMRADES WINNER CAMILLE HERRON WITHDRAWS FROM 2018 RACE

31 May 2018

Former Comrades winner and Nedbank Running Club (NRC) elite Camille Herron, who is arguably seen as the top female ultra distance runner in the world, sadly withdrew from the 2018 Comrades race next Sunday.
 
The American long distance runner stunned the field last year to win in only her second attempt at the race. She broke the tape in 6:27:36, and was seen as one of the favourites to win at


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MAN WHO SURVIVED IMPALEMENT ON CROWBAR TO RUN COMRADES

30 May 2018

When Daniel de Wet regained consciousness in Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg after a 1.8-metre metal industrial crowbar penetrated his body 3.5km underground at a mine in Carletonville, he never imagined that he would now be making final preparations for taking part in his first Comrades Marathon since the accident.
 
“Just three-and-a-half years ago, my wife and colleagues were


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NOTABLE COMRADES ACHIEVERS TO PRESENT GREEN NUMBERS AT #COMRADES2018

29 May 2018

Some highly notable Comrades Marathon former winners and Green Number achievers will present Green Numbers to those athletes who will be inducted onto the Green Number Roll of Honour at this year’s Comrades finish. 
The Green Number Facility at the Comrades Finish Venue attracts the Comrades Marathon’s most passionate runners; and hosts a remarkable array of Comrades legends and champs who


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QUEEN OF RACE WALKING

28 May 2018

She’s set multiple SA records and won her first SA Senior title in race walking whilst still a Junior (becoming the first SA race walker to do so). On top of that she currently holds the SA Senior title in race walking for the 6th consecutive year. Meet Anel Oosthuizen, elite race walker from the Nedbank Running Club (NRC). Anel has just returned from China where she represented South Africa, and

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FARAH CRUISES TO 6TH VITALITY LONDON 10,000 TITLE

28 May 2018

Sir Mo Farah recorded his sixth Vitality London 10,000 win today – easing his way to victory over a host of up-and-coming domestic talent. Farah won the race, which doubles as the British 10km Championships, in a time of 29 minutes and 44 seconds, with Aldershot Farnham & District’s Richard Allen finishing in a superb second place in 29:48 and Matthew Sharp third in 29:50.
 
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BANNISTER REMEMBERED AS RECORD NUMBERS FINISH WORLD'S BIGGEST MILE

28 May 2018

More than 8,000 runners finished the Vitality Westminster Mile in central London yesterday, Sunday 27 May, making the world’s greatest festival of mile running officially the biggest ever timed mile event in the world.
 
A total of 8,048 runners in 39 waves completed the picturesque course around St James’s Park to cross the Finish Line in front of Buckingham Palace, smashing the pr


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CAROLINE WĂ–STMANN WITHDRAWS FROM 2018 COMRADES MARATHON

25 May 2018

Winner of the 2015 Comrades Marathon Caroline Wostmann has withdrawn from this year's Comrades.

The KPMG Running Club regrettably has to announce that Caroline Wöstmann won’t be participating in this year’s Comrades Marathon. Following discussions with her coach and the club, it was a collective decision to withdraw due to her current fitness levels and consideration of her fut


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TOP CONTENDERS TO WATCH IN #COMRADES2018

24 May 2018

As our front runners lead the way in fulfilling an epic achievement, running alongside 18 000 other athletes, only 10 men and 10 women will win a Comrades gold medal. 

To lead the way, you need focus, direction and a specific goal in mind.
With the introduction of fresh additions to the age-old Comrades traditions, the winners will lift the Comrades gold caduceus to the world. The caduc


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MAKING THE MOST OF LIFE

by Chanelle Retief (Registered Dietician) - 23 May 2018

Many of us often take our healthy running-abled bodies for granted, often only complaining about a slight niggle here and there. But imagine what it feels like running with a disorder that causes not only severe damage to your lungs but also your digestive system. This is the story of Heidi Joubert, who despite having cystic fibrosis, has managed to finish 3 Comrades Marathons, as well as many other marathons and

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COMRADES RACE DAY SPECTATOR AND CLUB FACILITIES

22 May 2018

With just 18 days to go to race day, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Chairperson has responded candidly to criticism regarding the move of this year’s Comrades finish venue to its new landmark location.
 
CMA Chairperson, Cheryl Winn says the CMA Board and Race Organising Committee paid due diligence to all facets of the race and the venue before deciding to host the Comrades Mara


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