Comrades Marathon

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Comrades Marathon

n
(Athletics (Track & Field)) the Comrades Marathon South African an annual long-distance race run every year on the 16th of June from Durban to Pietermaritzburg, a distance of approximately 90 kilometres (56 miles). Often shortened to: the Comrades
[C20: first run after WWI by returning servicemen to commemorate their fallen comrades]
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Indian national Mohamed Idris, 46, is an avid runner, whose time of eight hours and 56 minutes in the 89-km South African Comrades Marathon, earned him the Bill Rowan medal, which is awarded to all runners who complete the race in under nine hours and is named after the first winner in 1921.
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