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Two weeks left for 2017 Comrades entries

Comrades Marathon Association (CMA): Less than 4 000 entries available.

With less than 4 000 entries available for the 2017 Comrades Marathon, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that the entry process will soon come to a close.

The United Kingdom, USA and Australia are the top three countries with the highest tally of international entries. The CMA has further confirmed that nearly 30 percent of the entrants are novices while a total of 2 150 Green Number runners have entered.

The entry breakdown is as follows:

• South African Entrants: 14 615

• Rest of Africa Entrants: 293

• International Entrants: 1 097

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

• Eastern Cape: 461

• Free State: 401

• Gauteng: 7 647

• KwaZulu-Natal: 2 802

• Limpopo: 463

• Mpumalanga: 646

• North West: 367

• Northern Cape: 118

• Western Cape: 1 631

Prospective Comrades runners are urged to enter before the entry process closes on 30 November 2016 or as soon as the 20 000 entry cap is reached. For the latest entry barometer and more information, please visit www.comrades.com

Entry fees for the 2017 Comrades Marathon are as follows:

• Local Entries: R 460

• Rest of Africa: R 770

• International: R2 650

For details on how to enter, please visit the Comrades Marathon website: www.comrades.com

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