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
South African ultra-distance trail runner, Ryan Sandes, is used to being out in the mountains clocking more than 140km per week and not being confined to his home. So, what advice does this energiser bunny have for us mere mortals to keep fit and sane during the country’s 21-day lockdown due to the Cornona Virus?
“I think the current uncertainty of what we are going through is what is really getting many people down at the moment. For active people, we don&
Following an emergency meeting of the Two Oceans Marathon NPC board on Saturday, it was unanimously decided that all Two Oceans Marathon events scheduled for 8-11 April 2020 would be cancelled amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the global spread of the coronavirus.
“We have been monitoring the status of the novel coronavirus pandemic as events ha
The 2020 Comrades Marathon Substitution Process officially opens on Monday, 16 March at 8am. The Substitution Rule allows for aspirant Comrades Marathon runners who were unable to enter the 2020 Comrades Marathon during the official entry period late last year to still have a chance to be part of The Ultimate Human Race on Sunday, 14 June 2020.
“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” ― Winston Churchill
Charitable fundraising through the Comrades Marathon was implemented in 1996, with the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund having been selected as the first official beneficiary. Since then, more than R60-million has been raised for the Comrades Marathon Association’s (CMA)