Comrades Marathon 2019: Livestream, route and results

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The 94th running of South Africa’s premier Ultra marathon, the Comrades will get underway at 05;30 on the morning on Sunday 9 June.

The race will be run ‘gun to gun’ meaning that contestants have 12 hours in total to complete the course.

This year’s race is an “UP RUN” starting at the City Hall in Durban and finishing at the Scottsville Racecourse in Pietermaritzburg. The race distance is approximately 87km.

There are six cut-off points runners need to be aware of the first of which is at the St John’s Avenue subway, 18,56 km into the course, runners have two hours and 40 minutes to reach the first cut-off.

CUT-OFF POINTS
CUT – OFF RUNNING TIME TIME OF DAY KM TO GO KM DONE
St Johns Avenue Subway (Pinetown) 2:40:00 08h10 68,27km 18,56km
Winston Park 4:30:00 10h00 57,32km 29,51km
Drummond (Halfway) 6:10:00 11h40 43,78km 43,05km
N3 Subway – Cato Ridge 8:10:00 13h40 29,94km 56,89km
Umlaas Road Interchange 9:30:00 15h00 19,81km 67,02km
Top of Polly Shortts 11:10:00 16h40 7,57km 79,26km

The final cut-off is at 12 hours (17h30) any runners who have not reached the Finish, must then leave the route and retire from the race immediately.

Comrades Marathon route

To Download a hi-res version of the 2019 Comrades Marathon Route Map Click Here. No major changes have been made to the up-run route since the finish was shifted from Harry Gwala Stadium in Pelham, to Scottsville Race Course.

A list of road closures can be found here.

Comrades Marathon results

We’ll update the results here as they happen. You’ll have to refresh your browser to make sure you are seeing the latest updates.

You can check out all the previous winners of the race here.

Comrades Marathon 2019: Watch it live here!

The race will also be broadcast live on SABC TV.

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