South African Athletics

New Comrades date sought

2014-02-27 21:15
Comrades Marathon (File)
Pietermaritzburg - The Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business (PCB) has solicited the Msunduzi municipality's support to change the date of the Comrades marathon.

After calls from the ANC Youth League for the race date to be changed because of the political significance of June 16, the marathon has not been run on a fixed date. This year it was scheduled for June 1.

The matter is set for further discussion by the Msunduzi municipality, which would make a decision on whether or not to support the PCB's appeal.

 

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