Final Week for 2015 Comrades Marathon Entry Process

Comrades-logoIt’s the final countdown! Comrades Marathon runners have less than one week to get their entry in and secure their place at the Start of the 90th ‘Ultimate Human Race’.

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that the three-month entry process will close on 30 November 2014. Comrades Marathon enthusiasts who have not yet entered the iconic race are urged to enter before then. Online entries will close at midnight on Sunday, 30 November 2014. For details, please visit www.comrades.com

Runners who are going to submit their entry via post are reminded to submit their entry form and proof of payment, using one of the following options; cheque, postal order or direct deposit, payable to the Comrades Marathon Association. Please post your entry to the Comrades Marathon Association: PO Box 100621, Scottsville, 3209. No late entries will be accepted.

South Africa’s most celebrated running event has experienced a heightened interest since its recognition by the Guinness World Records for being the world’s biggest ultra-marathon in 2010 as well as being the 2012 winner of the Sport Industry Awards for South Africa’s ‘Best Sport Participation Event’.

The iconic road running race also enjoys its recognition as Africa’s oldest marathon and ultra-marathon by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS).

Naturally, the official organizing body of the event, the CMA is geared up for another fantastic staging of the renowned race. CMA Race Director, Rowyn James says, “The 2015 Comrades Marathon will be run for the 90th time since the race was first staged in 1921. The start gun will be fired in Durban on Sunday, 31 May 2015 and the race ends 12 hours later at the Oval Cricket Stadium in Pietermaritzburg.”

For more information on the race and the amazing charitable initiatives associated with the great event, please visit the CMA’s official website: www.comrades.com