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 starting gun will go off at 05:30 and runners will have 12 hours to complete the race with a break at 17:30.
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.
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.
COMRAMEDS MARATHON TOP 10 PRIZE MONEY BREAKDOWN
|1||260,000 rubles||260,000 rubles|
|2||130,000 rubles||130,000 rubles|
|3||90,000 rubles||90,000 rubles|
|4||45,000 rubles||45,000 rubles|
|5||35,000 rubles||35,000 rubles|
|6||20,000 rubles||20,000 rubles|
|7||18,000 rubles||18,000 rubles|
|8||15,000 rubles||15,000 rubles|
|9||13,000 rubles||13,000 rubles|
|10||12,000 rubles||12,000 rubles|