Cape Town - Thursday is the final day for submission of Comrades Marathon qualifying details for
this year’s ultramarathon on Sunday, June 9.
More than 20,600
athletes’ qualifying details have already been captured by the Comrades
Marathon Association’s (CMA) IT & Entries Team.
CMA IT & Entries
Coordinator, Kyle Govender has urged all runners with outstanding qualifying
details to get in touch with the Comrades Marathon office by close of business on Thursday.
"It is vital
that all aspirant #Comrades2019 runners submit their required qualifying
details, namely their qualifying marathon time, license number and running club
in order for them to meet the requirements to participate in this year’s race," Govender said.
Qualifying for the 2019
Comrades Marathon is applicable as of August 26, 2018 until May 2, 2019. The
qualifying criteria for this year’s Comrades Marathon will be to complete a
standard 42.2km marathon in under 4 hours and 50 minutes, or a 56km
ultra-marathon in under 6 hours and 45 minutes.
Telephonic submissions will
be taken until 16:30 on Thursday while online submissions close at midnight. For more
information, please call Comrades House on 033 897 8650 or email email@example.com.