How To Nail Nutrition At Comrades

The Comrades Marathon has world class support for runners along the long route from Pietermaritzburg to Durban. For first timers it’s a good idea to incorporate the nutrition you will have access to on the day into your training well before you arrive in South Africa. There’s always plenty to choose from at the 49 […]

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Where To Stay During Comrades

There are a range of choices to be made when it comes to accommodation for the Comrades Marathon. There are pros and cons for each option that you take. Here’s a summary of your main choices: To Hilton Or Not To The hotel of choice for many Comrades runners is the Hilton Hotel located directly […]

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Don’t Miss The Comrades Qualifying Deadline

Entering Comrades is one thing, qualifying is another. If you are currently registered but haven’t qualified you’ll need to plan this carefully. Hopefully you won’t be injured necessitating changing your qualification race. If you leave this late you might find yourself scrambling to make the cut off date of 2 May 2018. Your qualification time […]

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When To Qualify For Comrades

One of the key decisions that you face in the run up to Comrades 2018 is when you qualify. There are two options you have: qualify in 2018 as part of your training run up (the traditional way) or get your qualification out the way prior to January 2018. I’ve chosen the latter and I […]

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What To do If You Missed Comrades Registration

The registration period for Comrades 2018 finished in record time. This would have left plenty aspiring runners empty handed. Don’t give up hope just yet. Due to the arduous nature of the training and the run itself plenty of people find themselves having to bail long before the race. Comrades Marathon does have a substitution […]

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Comrades Registration Period Finishes In Record Time

This years registration period for Comrades 2018 went off like a New Year’s Eve firecracker! With 21,500 entries received in just 21 days, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has officially closed the 2018 Comrades Marathon entry process on Thursday 21 September. All entries received up until 16h30 at Comrades House on Thursday 21 September will still […]

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