|See links for info on the 2015 Comrades Marathon below.|
The 2015 Comrades Marathon, which marks the 90th running of the classic South Africa ultramarathon, takes place this Sunday, May 31st. Here are some essential details you'll want to know about the race:
- course map (view or download)
- virtual Comrades course in 3D
- race FAQs
- starting point: City Hall, Durban
- finish line: Oval Cricket Stadium, Pietermaritzburg
- start time: 5:30 a.m.
- official distance: the race distance varies somewhat each year, but for 2015 it is approximately 89 km. According to the race FAQs page, "the final race distance is subject to change and will be confirmed in the Final Race Instructions."
Good luck to all competitors!