After a two-year hiatus forced by the coronavirus, 95th Comrades Marathon will take place on Sunday, August 28, 2022.

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It will be a run down from the Pietermaritzburg Town Hall to the Moses Mabida Stadium in Durban.

The starter arrow will sound 05:30 and runners will have 12 o’clock finish the race with a cut off on 17:30.

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The official race distance this year is 89.885 km, which means runners will run 299 m shorter more than in 2018, mainly as a result of ongoing roadworks along the route.

The race was last held in 2019 Edward Motibi winning the men’s race in 5:31:33 Gerda Stein was the women’s winner with a record time of 5:58:53.

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The male and female winners will receive R260,000 and a gold medal.

Second and third will receive R130,000 and R90,000 respectively, while the 10th and final gold medalist will receive R12,000.

MARATHON MEDALS ON OFFER

MEDALS Category
gold Top 10 men and women
Wally Hayward (Men)

Isabelle Roche Kelly (Women)

Position 11 by sub 6:00

Position 11 by Sat 7:30

Silver (Men) 6:00 to Sat 7:30
Bill Rowan 7:30 to 9:00
Robert Mtskhali 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m
Bronze 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m
Vic Clapham 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m

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