The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has introduced two special medals for 2019, the Robert Mtshali Medal and the Isavel Roche-Kelly Medal, in honour of two outstanding runners who made Comrades history.
Novice Comrades marathon runners can sit up and listen. Experts shared some tips on training and diet with first time runners at a training seminar in Durban.
Comrades Marathon Coach Lindsey Parry says novice runners who want to compete in the race should ideally be running at least 80-kilometres a week, at this stage of training.
Entries for next years’ Comrades Marathon are closed after the cap of 25 000 entries was reached on Thursday night.
Investment and banking group, Old Mutual, will drop sponsorships of certain sporting events in 2019 including the iconic Comrades Marathon.