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Comrades 2019: THE ISAVEL ROCHE-KELLY MEDAL

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2019 Comrades Marathon Entry Process Opened

19 October 2018

In the history of the Comrades Marathon, entries have never been snapped up as quickly as they are going for next year’s Up Run.
 
50% of the entry cap has already been attained with more than 12,500 entries received since the process opened this morning. The entry process will close on 10 December 2018 or as soon as the cap of 25000 has been reached.
 
Prospective entr


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COMRADES 2019: THE ISAVEL ROCHE-KELLY MEDAL

18 October 2018

Isavel Roche-Kelly made her mark on The Ultimate Human Race. Such was her contribution to the world’s biggest and oldest ultra-marathon, that the only medal named after a woman will be the one bearing her name.
 
CMA Chairperson, Cheryl Winn said, “It is with a sense of pleasure and excitement that we announce the inclusion of the new Isavel Roche-Kelly Medal to the Comrades Maratho


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INTRODUCTION OF ROBERT MTSHALI MEDAL

17 October 2018

Athletes who complete next year’s Comrades Marathon in 9 hours to sub-10 hours will be awarded the newly introduced Robert Mtshali Medal. Made of titanium, this will be a stunning new addition to the Comrades Marathon Medal Collection and will join the ranks of the esteemed Comrades Marathon Gold, Wally Hayward, Isavel Roche-Kelly, Silver, Bill Rowan, Bronze and Vic Clapham medals.
 
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2018 Old Mutual Spirit of Comrades Winners Announced

14 October 2018

“Everybody can be great because, everybody can serve.” – Martin Luther King Jr
 
Three outstanding individuals who showcased the true spirit of The Ultimate Human Race over the course of their running careers, were selected by the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) for this year’s prestigious Old Mutual Spirit of Comrades Award.
 
The annual


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2019 COMRADES MARATHON ENTRY OPENING DEFERRED

23 August 2018

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that entries for the 2019 Comrades Marathon will not be opening on 1 September 2018, as per recent years, as the entry process is currently under review. This is in line with our Runners First Initiative and the feedback received from our athletes.
 
The 2019 Comrades Marathon will be the 94th edition of the world famous ultra-mar


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COMRADES ENTRY PROCESS UNDER REVIEW

21 August 2018

Please note that entries for the 2019 Comrades Marathon will not open on 1 September, as per tradition. The Comrades entry process is currently under review. Entry opening will be advised in due course with an ade

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COMRADES MARATHON GIVES BACK TO SOUTH AFRICA

03 August 2018

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” – Oscar Wilde
 
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) officially handed over the funds raised from the 2018 Comrades Marathon to its six official charities today (Friday, 3 August 2018). The officially recognised Comrades Amabeadibeadi charities are the Durban & Pietermaritzburg Community


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OLD MUTUAL SPIRIT OF COMRADES ROLL OF HONOUR

27 July 2018

More than 60 recipients have been bestowed with the coveted Spirit of Comrades Award since the flagship awards gala of the Comrades Marathon was initiated in 1996. It is a big honour to bestow on any individual.
 
Among the inspiring awardees are Comrades Marathon Association volunteers, runners, winners, brand ambassadors, doctors and running club administrators among others.
 


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CALL FOR OLD MUTUAL SPIRIT OF COMRADES NOMINATIONS

25 July 2018

There is less than one week left for Comrades Marathon runners, supporters and the public at large to get their nominations in for the upcoming Old Mutual Spirit of Comrades Awards.
 
The final date for submissions is next Tuesday, 31 July 2018. Among the nominations received thus far are some profound stories, which exemplify the spirit of the Comrades Marathon.
 
CMA Chairp


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NOMINATE YOUR OLD MUTUAL SPIRIT OF COMRADES RECIPIENTS

17 July 2018

Comrades Marathon runners, supporters and the public at large have been urged to submit their nominations for the annual Old Mutual Spirit of Comrades Awards to be held in October.
 
Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Chairperson, Cheryl Winn has made the call for nominations, saying, “We would like to have the input of all Comrades Marathon enthusiasts in the nomination process. The fla


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