DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 01:  Bongmusa Mthembu celebrates during the Comrades Marathon 2014 on June 01, 2014 in Durban, South Africa. The 2014 Comrades Marathon is starting at City Hall in Pietermaritzburg and finishing at The Kingsmead Cricket Stadium in Durban. (Photo by Anesh Debiky/Gallo Images)
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 01: Bongmusa Mthembu celebrates during the Comrades Marathon 2014 on June 01, 2014 in Durban, South Africa. The 2014 Comrades Marathon is starting at City Hall in Pietermaritzburg and finishing at The Kingsmead Cricket Stadium in Durban. (Photo by Anesh Debiky/Gallo Images)
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Comrades, Lion Park, early morning.
Picture: Jacques Naude
DURBAN 01062014 Comrades, Lion Park, early morning. Picture: Jacques Naude
Runners waiting for the race to kick off in Pietermaritzburg early on sunday morning.   Picture: Shan Pillay
Runners waiting for the race to kick off in Pietermaritzburg early on sunday morning. Picture: Shan Pillay
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 01:  ludwig Mambolo during the Comrades Marathon 2014 on June 01, 2014 in Durban, South Africa. The 2014 Comrades Marathon is starting at City Hall in Pietermaritzburg and finishing at The Kingsmead Cricket Stadium in Durban. (Photo by Anesh Debiky/Gallo Images)
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 01: ludwig Mambolo during the Comrades Marathon 2014 on June 01, 2014 in Durban, South Africa. The 2014 Comrades Marathon is starting at City Hall in Pietermaritzburg and finishing at The Kingsmead Cricket Stadium in Durban. (Photo by Anesh Debiky/Gallo Images)
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30
Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30 Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30
Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30 Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30
Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30 Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
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Comrades, Lion Park, early morning.
Picture: Jacques Naude
DURBAN 01062014 Comrades, Lion Park, early morning. Picture: Jacques Naude
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30
Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30 Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
Action at the BDO water table at the bottom of Bothas Hill
Pic Terry Haywood Photography
Action at the BDO water table at the bottom of Bothas Hill Pic Terry Haywood Photography
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30
Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30 Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
Speactators cheer on a runner.
Speactators cheer on a runner.
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30
Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30 Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
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Comrades Marathon
PICTURE: GCINA NDWALANE
DURBAN: 010614 Comrades Marathon PICTURE: GCINA NDWALANE
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30
Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30 Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
Action at the BDO water table at the bottom of Bothas Hill
Pic Terry Haywood Photography
Action at the BDO water table at the bottom of Bothas Hill Pic Terry Haywood Photography
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30
Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30 Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
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Proposing at the finish line of Comrads Marathon 2014. Contact 0828846369 for more info.
Picture by: Sibonelo Ngcobo
Durban 1-06-2014 Proposing at the finish line of Comrads Marathon 2014. Contact 0828846369 for more info. Picture by: Sibonelo Ngcobo
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30
Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30 Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
Zola Budd Pieterse is welcomed at the finishing line by her manager Ray de Vries.
Zola Budd Pieterse is welcomed at the finishing line by her manager Ray de Vries.
Durban01062014Halfway through Comrades at Drummond.Picture:Marilyn Bernard
Durban01062014Halfway through Comrades at Drummond.Picture:Marilyn Bernard
HALF WAY
Picture:SANDILE MAKHOBA
HALF WAY Picture:SANDILE MAKHOBA
HALF WAY
Picture:SANDILE MAKHOBA
HALF WAY Picture:SANDILE MAKHOBA
HALF WAY
Picture:SANDILE MAKHOBA
HALF WAY Picture:SANDILE MAKHOBA
Debra-Ann Naidoo of Phoenix Villagers Athletic Club completed the race with a time of 11:51:17.
Debra-Ann Naidoo of Phoenix Villagers Athletic Club completed the race with a time of 11:51:17.
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30
Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
2014 Comrades marathon on the road between Cato Ridge and Inchanga, between 7.30 am and 10.30 Picture: Shelley Kjonstad
Elena Nurgalieva waves as she finishes second in the women's race.
Elena Nurgalieva waves as she finishes second in the women's race.

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