Bonitas Comrades Roadshow in Johannesburg (Tuesday, 29.1.2019)

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Media Release: Bonitas Comrades Roadshow in Johannesburg tomorrow (Tuesday, 29.1.2019)

With 131 days to go to the 2019 Comrades Marathon, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) is aiming to get its 25,000 entrants race-ready for this year’s epic Up Run journey on Sunday, 9 June 2019.

The 94th edition of the world’s greatest ultra-marathon was launched last year with the theme ‘Sizonqoba – Together We Triumph’. The race will start at 5h30 outside the Durban City Hall and finish 12 hours later at the Scottsville Race Course in Pietermaritzburg.

Together with major sponsor, Bonitas Medical Fund, the CMA will host educational, motivational and inspirational seminars to help runners prepare for their best Comrades race, with the very first roadshow being held in Randburg tomorrow evening (Tuesday, 29 January 2019 at 19h00) followed by a Saturday morning roadshow in Soweto on 2.2.2019 at 09h00.

DAY
DATE
TIME
REGION
VENUE PHYSICAL ADDRESS

Tues
29 January 2019
19H00
Central Gauteng
Rand Athletics Club, Old Parktonian Sports Club, 1 Garden Road, Bordeaux, Randburg

Sat
2 February 2019
09H00
Central Gauteng
Soweto Athletics Club,Old Soweto College of Education, Cnr. Chris Hani & Morola Road, Pimville, Soweto

Tues
5 February 2019
19H00
KwaZulu-Natal
Stella Athletics Club, Glenwood Preparatory School, Bath Road, Glenwood, Durban

Wed
6 February 2019
19H00
KwaZulu-Natal
Collegians Harriers Clubhouse, 381 Boshoff Street, Pietermaritzburg

Wed
13 February 2019
19H00
Western Province
Durbanville Athletics Club, Durbanville Golf Club, Function Room

Wed
20 February 2019
19H00
Limpopo
Polokwane Athletic Clubhouse, Peter Mokaba Stadium, Dorp Street, Polokwane

Experts, including the official Comrades Coach Lindsey Parry, will share information, answer your questions and give you advice on your training challenges and other running niggles.

Coach Parry says, “Comrades is a demanding race. If you have done enough training in December and January, you can look to qualify in the month of February. For more training tips, please join us at any one of our roadshows.”

Monday 28 January 2019 23:00GMT [Statement issued by the Comrades Marathon Association’s Media Officer, Delaine Cools on]

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