South African Athletics

Comrades 2016 entries open

2015-09-08 14:34
Comrades Logo (File)

Cape Town - One week into the 2016 Comrades Marathon entry process the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) have confirmed that over a quarter of the 20,000 entry cap have been filled.

The entry barometer stood at 5092 on Tuesday afternoon, with those interested in running encouraged to view www.comrades.com for the latest entry tally.

The three month long entry process opened on spring day, September 1, and is set to close on November 30 or as soon as the entry cap of 20,000 has been reached.

South African entrants are urged to enter early in order to qualify for the ‘early bird’ entry fee of R380 if their entry is received before September 30. The regular South African entry fee of R420 will kick in on October 1 until the entry process is closed.

Entry fees for the 2016 Comrades Marathon are as follows:

Local Entries - R 420.00

Rest of Africa - R 700.00

International - R2400.00

Entry is free to all runners who have completed the Comrades Marathon 25 times or more.

Runners can enter as follows:

· online via the Comrades Marathon website: www.comrades.com;

· by posting their completed entry form with proof of payment to the CMA Office in Pietermaritzburg:

P.O. Box 100621, Scottsville, 3209;

· by handing in their completed entry form together with the original bank deposit slip at the CMA office in Pietermaritzburg. 

Entry forms are available at local running clubs, provincial sporting federations and the CMA office; as well as selected qualifying races which the Comrades Team will be attending from September to November.

The 91st Comrades Marathon will be a down-run on May 29 2016. The race starts at the Pietermaritzburg City Hall at 05:30 and ends 12 hours later at the Kingsmead Cricket Stadium in Durban, covering a distance of around 90km.

Read more on:    comrades marathon  |  athletics

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
Vote

How much of a runner are you?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.