Witness Reporter
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9 Jul 2022
06:22

Time is running out for Comrades Marathon aspirants

Witness Reporter

Comrades Marathon calls for submission of qualifying details for this year's Comrades Marathon as final date approaches.

Three-time Comrades Marathon winner Bongmusa Mthembu. PHOTO: GALLO IMAGES

Tuesday, July 12, 2022 is the final date for submission of qualifying details for this year’s Comrades Marathon.

The Comrades Marathon Association’s (CMA) IT & Entries Team is currently processing the information submitted by athletes, in terms of qualifying time and race, running club details, provincial club licence number and filling in the medical questionnaire.

CMA race director, Rowyn James said:

It is vital that every aspirant #Comrades2022 runner submits all necessary qualifying details in order for them to meet the requirements to participate in this year’s race.

Qualifying for the 2022 Comrades Marathon is applicable as of September 1, 2021 till July 12, 2022.

The qualifying criteria for this year’s Comrades Marathon will be to complete a standard 42,2 km marathon in under four hours and 50 minutes, or a 56 km ultra-marathon in under six hours and 45 minutes.