Once again, the Comrades Marathon was a great popular success. This year, the down run taking the runners from Pietermaritzburg to Durban after a hilly road course saw the victory of David Gatebe in 05:18:19. This is the new record for the course. Ludwick Mamabolo secured second in this year’s race with a time of 05:24:05. Finishing third was Bongmusa Mthembu (05:26:39).
For the women, it was Charne Bosman who took the top spot in 06:25:55 . Caroline Wostmann earned runner-up honors with a time of 06:30:44.Rounding out the top three was Kajsa Berg with a time of 06:39:04.
— Azania Afrika (@SAYoungLion) May 29, 2016