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Entries officially closed for #Comrades2018
Friday, September 22, 2017
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With 21,500 entries received in just 21 days, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has officially closed the 2018 Comrades Marathon entry process. ...

THE HEALING POWER OF RUNNING
Thursday, September 21, 2017
She finished 3rd South African and 13th female at this year’s Cape Town Marathon and has a running pedigree of note. But what is even more remarkable about Ntombesintu Mfunzi is how she has used running to deal with major emotional trauma in her life....

#Comrades2018 Entry Cap increased to 21,500
Thursday, September 21, 2017
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With the original entry cap of 20-thousand for the 2018 Comrades Marathon having been reached last night, due to unprecedented demand, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Board has decided to increase the entry cap to 21,500. ...

A WEEKEND OF SPECTACULAR RUNNING BY NRC ATHLETES
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Be it a major or smaller race, athletes from the Nedbank Running Clubs (NRC) countrywide dominated podiums across South Africa in a weekend of spectacular running...

Enter now or miss out on #Comrades2018
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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With over 80% of entries for the 2018 edition of The Ultimate Human Race already taken up in less than three weeks, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has urged aspirant entrants to get their entry in now before the 20-thousand entry cap is reached, due to unprecedented demand. ...

More than two-thirds of Comrades entry cap taken up
Friday, September 15, 2017
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Aspirant Comrades athletes have been urged to enter now due to the unprecedented demand for entries into #Comrades2018. Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Race Director, Rowyn James has advised that at the rate the entry barometer is rising, the entry cap will be reached by the end of September....

Nature and nurture in Ethiopian endurance running success
Thursday, September 14, 2017
In the increasingly competitive world of international sport, identifying the key predictors of success has become a major goal for many sports scientists. And nowhere has the hunt been more focused than in East Africa, where the overwhelming success of male endurance athletes has kept the nature v nurture debate simmering. ...

RISING TO THE OCCASION
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The ASA Cross Country Championships dominated the athletics scene this weekend, with several athletes from the Nedbank Running Club (NRC) rising to the occasion and bringing home several gold, silver and bronze medals...

Tsogo Sun #CaptureComrades Give-away
Monday, September 11, 2017
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Thanks to Tsogo Sun, four lucky Comrades Marathon runners and supporters have won a two-night hospitality experience at a luxury Tsogo Sun hotel in Cape Town, Johannesburg or Durban over the coming months. ...

STORMING AHEAD
Monday, September 11, 2017
Comrades top five finisher and Nedbank elite athlete Gerda Steyn flew the South African flag high this weekend, smashing the Great North Run (GNR) in North East England in another Personal Best of 1:17:47...

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