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
|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|