Athletics

Comrades announce opening of 2019 race entries

2018-09-05 07:58
Comrades Marathon (File)

Cape Town - The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has confirmed that entries for the 2019 Comrades Marathon will be opening on Friday, October 19

"We are well aware that many Comrades Marathon runners are focused on getting their entry into next year’s race and we are pleased to announce the opening date for entries for the 2019 event," CMA Marketing Manager, Thami Vilakazi says. 

Next year’s Comrades Marathon will be the 94th running of the world’s oldest and most famous ultra-marathon. In line with its alternating Up Run and Down Run tradition, next year’s event will be the 48th Comrades Up Run.

Vilakazi has advised that the qualifying period for the 2019 Up Run is August 28, 2018 to May 2, 2019.

"All details relating to entries for the 2019 Comrades Marathon will be announced at the 2019 Comrades Marathon Race Launch to be held on Thursday, 11 October 2018 – Watch This Space," he said. 

The 2019 Comrades Marathon will be held on Sunday, 9 June 2019, starting at the Durban City Hall at 05:30 and finishing at the Scottsville Race Course in Pietermaritzburg, 12 hours later.

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