The Comrades Marathon is an ultramarathon of approximately 89 km (approx. 56 miles) which is run annually in the KwaZulu-Natal Province of South Africa between the cities of Durban and Pietermaritzburg. It is the world's largest and oldest ultramarathon race.Registrations for the 93rd edition of the race open tomorrow, Friday, September 1 and close on November 30, or when the entry limit of 20,000 runners is reached. The Comrades Marathon2018 theme is “No Turning Back” which encapsulates the grit, perseverance and determination it takes to complete.
Announcement comes as the Club’s youth running program celebrates 10 years - ATLANTA – August 28, 2017 – As the Kilometer Kids youth running program celebrates 10 years, Atlanta Track Club today unveiled a new free race series designed to provide children with more access to its events. The announcement comes as part of the Club’s renewed commitment to youth running (video of announcement included below).
Virgin Sport San Francisco will kick off first US-based Festival of Fitness, featuring the SF Bay Half Marathon, Twin Peaks Mile, and Go Fit Yourself Fitness Hub, October 14-15 in San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO (August 24, 2017) – Today, Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Sport Global CEO Mary Wittenberg announced new partnerships for their upcoming red-hot Festival of Fitness, Virgin Sport San Francisco. Wearable technology company Motiv, hydration product nuun, fitness membership platform ClassPass, organic and nutritious foods company CLIF BAR® and Headspace, personal trainer for the mind and leader in meditation, will join in on the fun, as Virgin Sport races to the Bay Area this October 14-15, 2017.