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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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