With over 20 000 entrants, the 91st edition of the Comrades Marathon has been an 89.2km test of endurance and willpower, and a very interesting day.
In the men’s race, Ludwick Mamabolo, Gift Kelehe, Bongmusa Mthembu and Swede Jonas Buud were favourites, but the winner ended up being David Gatebe in an incredible new record time. The women’s race is has been won by Charne Bosman, who passed defending champion Caroline Wostmann after the latter suffered an evident injury while leading the race.
Keep following the updates here for more.
The Citizen’s Wesley Botton is giving you minute-to-minute updates of the down run from Pietermaritzburg to Durban.