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RIP CLIVE CRAWLEY, COMRADES LEGEND NUMBER 1

09 June 2020

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) is saddened by news of the death of Clive Crawley. He was 89 years old. Clive was the holder of Comrades Race Number 1 since taking on his very first Comrades Marathon in 1957, having been a member of Savages Athletic Club for just about his entire running career.
 
Clive was the first runner to have earned Quadruple Green Number status in the 1998 Comrad


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2019 CHAMPS ALL SET TO 'RACE THE COMRADES LEGENDS'

08 June 2020

Reigning Comrades Marathon Champions, Edward Mothibi and Gerda Steyn will be racing the legends in the Comrades Marathon Association’s (CMA) upcoming ‘Race The Comrades Legends’ virtual race next Sunday, 14 June 2020.
 
With the entry tally nearing 20,000 the CMA is ensuring that ‘Race the Comrades Legends’ is The Ultimate Virtual Race and with the significant diff


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NEED TO KNOW INFO - #RACETHECOMRADESLEGENDS

05 June 2020

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has issued need-to-know information to aspirant participants in the recently launched ‘Race The Comrades Legends’ virtual race.
 
Says CMA Chairperson, Cheryl Winn, “It may seem new age to traditional Comrades Marathon runners but ‘Race The Comrades Legends’ virtual race works pretty much the same way as any other type o


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COMRADES RUNNERS GIVE GENEROUSLY TO CHARITY

01 June 2020

Things may seem a little dark and gloomy with Covid-19 and the National Lockdown but one thing’s for sure; Comrades Marathon runners are a generous bunch who look on the bright side of life.
 
Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Chairperson, Cheryl Winn has thanked Comrades runners, supporters, sponsors and the public for their generosity in continuing to support the CMA’s Amabeadib


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'RACE THE COMRADES LEGENDS' ENTRIES RISING

27 May 2020

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) is pulling out all the stops to ensure that ‘Race the Comrades Legends’ is The Ultimate Virtual Event and with the significant difference of creating a sense of camaraderie for athletes within their social space, adding value to running clubs and the running scene; and helping raise funds for the charitable sector whilst also contributing to needy communities.

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FULL REFUND FOR ALL 2020 FOREVER LOSKOP MARATHON SERIES RUNNERS

21 May 2020

A virtual meeting was held to determine the process moving forward with the 34th Loskop Ultra Marathon and 14th Loskop Wild Challenge in what has been a continually evolving and challenging time. A decision was reached that all entrants would be receiving a full refund for their tickets purchased.
 
With the health and safety of all entrants being the utmost priority, a unanimous decision


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CMA TO HOST 'RACE THE COMRADES LEGENDS' VIRTUAL RACE

18 May 2020

Following on last week’s historic and regrettable cancellation of the 2020 Comrades Marathon and the manifest cancellation or postponement of nearly every mass-participation running event in the world, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) today announced the launch of the one and only Comrades Marathon Association officially sanctioned virtual race, ‘Race the Comrades Legends’ and it will be

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THE 2020 COMRADES MARATHON HAS BEEN CANCELLED

14 May 2020

Following long discussion with the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Board and KwaZulu-Natal Athletics (KZNA, Athletics South Africa (ASA) has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Comrades Marathon.
 
Making the announcement, ASA President Aleck Skhosana said: “Cancelling what would have been the 95th edition of the Comrades Marathon was a long and arduous decision to make.


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ASA EXTENDS POSTPONEMENT OF ATHLETICS EVENTS IN SOUTH AFRICA DUE TO PANDEMIC

17 April 2020

Following the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 9 April to extend the lockdown of the country by 14 days in order to slow down and manage the extent of the Corona Virus (COVID-19), ASA has taken heed of the latest pronouncement and has aligned accordingly.
 
“In compliance, the suspension of all athletics activities is therefore also extended,” announced Aleck Skhosana, P


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RYAN SANDES ACCOMPLISHES A #HOMERUN IN HIS OWN BACKYARD

17 April 2020

He is known to the do the craziest things – so running 160km around his house in Noordhoek, Cape Town, should come as no surprise to anyone who knows Ryan Sandes. 
 

In the early hours of Friday morning 17 April, Sandes ran into the front door of his home in Noordhoek for approximately the 1463rd time to complete a 100 miles (160km) in 26 hours and 27 minutes.

For the Red Bull ultra trail runner, who holds the joint FKT of the Drakensberg Grand Trav


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