March is a big month if you’re a cycler or ultra runner. The Cape Town Cycle Tour Road and MTB races are happening in the first two weeks – good luck to those taking part.
Running wise, it’s peak Comrades training with an abundance of great choices for a qualifying run.
Comrades and Two Oceans March 2017 Qualifiers
To qualify for Comrades and Two Oceans 2017 you have to complete an IAAF accredited road race of 42.2 km or longer within the specified times. The time you finish in will determine your seeding batch, ultimately determining how quickly you get over the start line. For more details on the qualifying criteria click here.
4 | Surrender Hill Marathon (Free State)
4 | Thirsti Battlefields 4-in-1 (KwaZulu-Natal)
4 | Tzaneen Tuffy 4-in-1 Marathon (Limpopo)
4 | Uniwisp Fast 3-in-1 Race (Mpumalanga)
5 | CapeGate Vaal Marathon (Vaal Triangle
11 | NC Glass & Aluminium Diamond Marathon (Griqualand West)
11 | PwC Kosmos 3-in-1 (Mpumalanga)
12 | Sarens Edenvale Marathon (Central Gauteng)
12 | Umgeni Water Marathon (KwaZulu-Natal)
18 | African Wildlife Artistry Bruintjieshoogte Marathon (Eastern Province)
18 | Old Mutual Om-Die-Dam Ultra (North West North)
19| Zululand District Marathon (KwaZulu-Natal)
21 | Standerton Goldi 4-in-1 (Mpumalanga)
26 | Tronox uMhlathuze Marathon (KwaZulu-Natal)
26 | Gaterite Challenge Marathon (KwaZulu-Natal)
Source: Runners’ Guide
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