START GUN FIRED, 2016 COMRADES MARATHON OFFICIALLY UNDERWAY

Rafiq Wagiet | about an hour ago

DURBAN – The 2016 Comrades Marathon is officially underway. 

The start gun was fired outside the Pietermaritzburg City Hall a short while ago.

Close to 22,000 runners are now making their way from Pietermaritzburg to Durban, to run exactly 89 kilometres and 208 metres.

They'll run over the popular shorts and through the Valley of a Thousand Hills before ending at Kingsmead Cricket Stadium in the Durban CBD.

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