It is also one of the longest running events of its type and boasts one of the biggest fields, when compared to other marathon events. The Comrades Marathon is run each year between Pietermaritzburg and Durban and alternates direction each year.
This year 2008, is an up run, and starts in Durban at 05.30 am and the final cut off time for the last of the bunch is 17.
30 in Pietermaritzburg. These are the major 2 cities in the beautiful province of KwaZulu-Natal, in South Africa.
The Comrades Marathon attracts about 13000 runners each year. Add to this, the seconders, pressmen, tv crews, officials, medics, refreshment service providers and spectators and you see it is a very big event indeed.
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