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

POSITION MEN WOMEN
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

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