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RUNNERS' GUIDE
Bonitas Comrades Road Shows and Seminars

As a tier-one sponsor of the Comrades Marathon, Bonitas is the official sponsor of the Comrades Roadshows, Comrades Novice Seminars and Women’s Seminars. The seminars take place countrywide and contain a host of tips and information to help runners run a safe race.

Bonitas Comrades Roadshows

Hosted by the Official Comrades Coach, Lindsay Parry, these roadshows are packed with all the resources and advice necessary to help steer runners in the right direction when preparing for The Ultimate Human Race. This includes race preparation, nutrition and hydration tips as well as how to treat injuries and address post-race concerns. Entry is free.

Date      Time      Region  Venue

20 January          09:00     Kwazulu-Natal   Nedbank Athletic Club Newcastle, Newcastle Senior Primary School, cnr Allen & York Streets

24 January          19:00     Gauteng North  TUKS Athletic Clubhouse, South Street, Hatfield, Pretoria

25 January          19:00     Central Gauteng               RunZone Berario Recreation Centre, 181 Dolores Ave, Berario, Randburg

27 January          09:00     Central Gauteng               AMPA Athletic Club, Mofolo Community Hall, Mzililkazi Street, Mofolo, Soweto

7 February          19:00     Kwazulu-Natal   Hollywood Bets Athletic Club, Kingsmead Cricket Stadium, Presidential Suite, Durban

8 February          19:00     Western Province            Venue to be confirmed

13 February        19:00     Mpumalanga     Witbank Eskom Gijimas Club House, Eskom Park, cnr Watermeyer Street & Langenhouven Street, Witbank

15 February        19:00     Limpopo              Rustenburg Marathon Club, Bersig Academy, Boven St, Rustenburg

 

Bonitas Comrades Women’s Seminars

These interactive sessions feature panel of experts in various fields will be available to discuss significant topics targeted at women who will be running this year’s race or plan to participate in the Comrades Marathon in the future. A delicious breakfast buffet is part of the seminar. Booking is essential, and costs apply. Visit www.comrades.com to book.

Date      Time      Region  Venue

3 February          08:00     Durban Elangeni Hotel Maharani, 63 Snell Parade, Durban, 29°50’43.58” S | 31°2’5.96” E

10 February        08:00     Cape Town          Garden Court Nelson Mandela Cnr. Melbourne & Coronation Roads, Walmer Estate, Woodstock, Cape Town, 33°56’5.88” S | 18°26’54.56” E

17 February        08:00     Johannerburg    Montecasino Boulevard, Montecasino Entertainment Complex, Fourways, Johannesburg 26°1’24.46” S | 28°0’56.68” E

3 March               08h00    Pretoria                Southern Sun Pretoria (Cullinan A) Cnr. Pretorius & Steve Biko Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, 25°44’43.36” S | 28°12’13.86” E

 

Bonitas Comrades Novice Seminars

These seminars are designed to assist first-time Comrades runners get race ready for this unique challenge. The training programmes and advice divulged includes rest, nutrition, hydration and pacing. Entry is free.

Date      Time      Region                 Venue

10 April 19:00     Johannesburg   Rand Athletics Club Old Parktonian Sports Club, 1 Garden Road, Bordeaux, Randburg

12 April 19:00     Pretoria                Irene Athletics Club, The Auditorium Agricultural Research Council, Nellmapius Road, Irene

17 April 19:00     Port Elizabeth    Venue to be confirmed

18 April 19:00     Cape Town          Durbanville Athletics Club, Durbanville Golf Club, Function Room, Durbanville

24 April 19:00     Mpumalanga     LVCC Nedbank AC ,1 Aurora Street, Steiltes, Nelspruit

25 April 19:00     Durban Stella Athletics Club, Glenwood Preparatory School, Bath Road, Glenwood, Durban

 

Download the Bonitas Comrades Seminars HERE.