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"This is THE Comrades Marathon Qualifier race!"

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Labelled as THE Comrades Marathon Qualifier of 2020, the JointEze Irene Ultra powered by Modern Athlete will hit the streets of the Irene and Centurion suburbs on Sunday 5 April 2020. Entries Closing on Sunday 22nd March 2020!

This is the perfect qualifying race, firstly due to the 48km distance counting for the 48-50km category for Comrades, giving you a 2km advantage. And secondly because it is timed by ChampionChip using mat-to-mat timing, which means no time loss, and automatic time submission to the Comrades entries database. Runners will require a sub 5:50 run to secure their Comrades qualifier.

The course is also helpful, featuring no major climbs so runners can attain the times they need, while the event date is perfectly placed to allow plenty of recovery time ahead of Comrades training. Whether you want to secure a Comrades qualifier, or just improve your seeding, this is the race for you! Note the Ultra is capped at 4500 runners, so enter now!

The JointEze Irene Half Marathon powered by Modern Athlete is also great for working up to an Ultra, or push your limits to see where your training is. Perfect for the whole family, we also have a 5km fun run, which takes a safe and secure route through the ARC Campus, great for prams or baby joggers.

5 April 2020 – Get there early!!!

Family fun day with lots of entertainment

Many food and drink stalls available. Beautiful picnic area, gas braais welcome.

What a race!

Thanks to everyone who helped make 2019 such a special event!

See you all again next year for the 2020 event.

What you need to know...


Start time: 5:30am
Entry Fee: R250
60 - 69: R160
70+: FREE


Start time: 5:30am
Entry Fee: R120
60 - 69: R70
70+: FREE

5km Fun run

Start time: 6:00am
Entry Fee: R60
60 - 69: R40
70+: FREE

Temporary licence

48km: N/A
21.1km: R40
5km: Not required

5 April 2020
Get there early!


ARC Irene Campus,
Nellmapius Drive,
Irene, Centurion,

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082 951 2581 |

ARC Irene Campus, Nellmapius Drive, Irene, Centurion, Gauteng

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