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Comrades Marathon 2019 Winner To Compete In CBZ Marathon

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By Sports Reporter

RENOWNED 2019 Comrades Marathon winner, Edward Mothibi, from South Africa will this year participate in the CBZ Holdings second edition of the CBZ Marathon to be held on 8 March 2020 at the Old Georgians Sports Club in Harare.

According to the CBZ, up to 1 750 runners are expected to take part in the event and the winner will have automatically qualify to participant in the Two Oceans and Comrade Marathon.

Both events will be held in South Africa later this year.

“Categories for this year’s event will be as follows; 5km, 10km, 21.1km and 42.2km,” CBZ said in a statement.
 
“Wheelchair racers will also be part of the event under the 21.1km category. The main objective of the Marathon is to encourage, inspire and motivate people of all ages and backgrounds to improve their mental and physical health through running and exercise.”
 
Registration will open this week for all categories and interested athletes and register on www.getticket.com.