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The Ultimate Human Race: South Africa's Comrades Marathon 2015

The Ultimate Human Race: South Africa’s Comrades Marathon 2015

Expecting a staggering 23,000 entries, the world’s oldest and largest ultramarathon will hold its 90th edition on Sunday, 31 May 2015. Originally launched with a mere 34 runners on Empire Day, 24 May 1921, the Comrades Marathon has been ongoing annually ever since, except during WWII from 1941 to 1945.