Mark your calendars, Comrades runners! Entries for the 2024 Comrades Marathon open in just one week, on Tuesday, November 21st at 10 am (South African Standard Time). The entry cap is 23,000 runners, so don’t delay!
Entry fees remain the same as last year:
|Entry Type||Entry Fee|
|International 2024 Entrants||ZAR 4 500|
|Rest of Africa 2024 Entrants||ZAR 2 000|
|South Africa 2024 Entrants||ZAR 1 200|
Entry fees are waived for runners with 25 or more Comrades medals.
You can enter online via the Comrades Marathon website – www.comrades.com or app. You can also pay your entry fee in two installments, with 50% due upon entry and the remaining 50% due by February 29th, 2024 or in full upon entering.
The qualifying criteria for the 2024 Comrades Marathon are unchanged. You must complete a standard, officially timed 42.2km marathon in under 4 hours and 50 minutes, or a 56km ultra-marathon in under 6 hours and 45 minutes.
Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Race and Operations Manager, Ann Ashworth says, “We look forward to pulling out all the stops in ensuring a memorable race day for our athletes. Qualification for the 2024 Comrades Marathon is applicable from 1 September 2023 till 6 May 2024.”
The substitution process will run over the month of March and April 2024. Details will be announced closer to the time.
The 97th Comrades Marathon will be an Up Run on Sunday, June 9th, 2024. The race will start at the Durban City Hall at 5:30 am and finish 12 hours later at the Hollywoodbets Scottsville Racecourse. The distance is approximately 87km.
So what are you waiting for? Get ready to enter the 2024 Comrades Marathon!
Let Africa Marathons organise your trip to the iconic Comrades Marathon in 2024. To find out more please send us an email at [email protected]. You can also contact us on the button below to join. We look forward to welcoming you to South Africa.