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Elite Ethiopians enter Comrades Marathon

Close on 20 000 to run 86th Comrades Marathon The 2011 Comrades Marathon to be run on Sunday, 29 May, from Durban to Pietermaritzburg, is set to exceed all expectations. With runners of all calibers and even more international competitors, the race will be an exciting day of endurance and drama and it will showcase the human body and spirit like no other sporting event.

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Burry Stander strengthens ties with USN for 2011

Stander teams up with USN Olympic medal contender, Burry Stander, has teamed up with USN, a leading sports nutrition brand, for 2011. The former U23 World Champion in the Olympic Cross-country discipline is one of South Africa’s strongest medal hopes for the 2012 Olympic Games.

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Comrades marathon sets new Guinness world record

Comrades breaks Guinness World record 2010 will be remembered by many South Africans as a historic year. Besides the 2010 FIFA World Cup being hosted on our shores, the rainbow nation’s iconic sporting event – The Comrades Marathon – celebrated its 85th running. This exciting year also saw the largest ultra-marathon field since the turn of the millennium, with 23,568 entries and 14,343 runners completing the race within the 12-hour cut-off time.

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