Official Comrades Distances Over 93 Years

The official distance of the 2018 Comrades Marathon is 90.184km – slightly longer than the previous Down Run route. Here’s a list of the longest and shortest Comrades Marathons dating back to 1921.

30 Jan 2018 / 0 comments.

Comrades Marathon 2018 Route Changes & Official Distance

The official distance of the 2018 Comrades Marathon as well as changes to the route have been confirmed.

26 Jan 2018 / 0 comments.

2018 Comrades Training Programmes

Whether you’re wanting just to finish or aiming for a Bill Rowan, we’ve got the plan for you.

17 Jan 2018 / 0 comments.

Sign Up For The 2018 Comrades Newsletter!

Tackling the Comrades Marathon in 2018? Arrive at the starting line on the 10th June ready to conquer the race!

16 Oct 2017 / 0 comments.

Comrades Entries Extended To 21,500!

Secure your 2018 Comrades entry before it’s too late!

21 Sep 2017 / 0 comments.

What To Pack For Fuelling On Race Day

Worried you’ll forget something? Here’s a fuel packing list to keep you nourished for your big event.

15 Sep 2017 / 1 comment.

Comrades 2018: What You Need To Know!

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) launched its 2018 Comrades Marathon campaign in Johannesburg on Wednesday, 30 August.

30 Aug 2017 / 0 comments.

The Past, Present And Future of Comrades

What does the future hold for South Africa’s most iconic race?

16 Aug 2017 / 0 comments.

My First Comrades Experience: The Tales Of A Novice

I believe that as a true South African, one should to run the Comrades Marathon at least once in their lifetime. I did, and it changed my outlook on life.

12 Jul 2017 / 0 comments.

‘I Missed The Comrades Cut-Off By 2 Minutes’

Charlyn Smart lined up at the 92nd Comrades Marathon with one goal in mind: to finish! And she did, but without the elusive medal she had dreamed about.

12 Jun 2017 / 0 comments.