Comrades 2024

Runners Package

Consports are happy to provide fully equipped Race Day Support Gazebos to all athletes competing in the 2024 Comrades Marathon. These gazebos are positioned along the race route, allowing runner’s access to their pre-packed items and supplements (gels, protein shakes, snacks, sunblock, replacement socks, bandages …). Each support station allows athletes to replenish failing energy levels and get back on the road.

The advantages of purchasing our Race Day Support Package include:

  • Not feeling weighed down by having to carry items whilst running.
  • Highly visible support gazebos and banners positioned along the race route.
    • Support Point 1 is located at 68 Old Main Road in Kloof – Approximately 27km into the race.
    • Support Point 2 is located at top of Inchanga approximately 46km into the race
    • Support Point 3 is located in Camperdown – Approximately 64km into the race.
  • Access to personal pre-packed race items.
  • You can plan your race with added confidence, knowing the location of each Gazebo.
  • Exclusive ablution facilities! This is especially important for our ladies and these facilities are available for our athletes only.

How Does the Day Support Package Work?

PRE RACE DAY:

– Participating athletes drop off their required race items at Onomo Hotel (56 KE Masinga Rd, Stamford Hill, Durban, 4025 – Durban from Thursday, 6 June 2024 to Saturday, 8 June 2024. Registration will be open between 9am – 4pm on the Thursday and Friday and 9am – 2pm on the Saturday.

– You place your items into numbered, colour coded bags for each of the support gazebo. These bags are given to each runner.

– The athlete is provided with a tyvek wristband to assist the Race Support Crew in allocating the bag once the athlete approaches the marquee.

RACE DAY:

  • Access your personal items during the race at one or all of our gazebo points, with the aid of 3 dedicated ConSports Support Crew stations.

POST RACE DAY: Athletes collect post-race items (including the bags as complimentary keepsakes) at Onomo Hotel (56 KE Masinga Rd, Stamford Hill, Durban, 4025 between 9.00 am and 12.00 am.

Price per person : R900.00 per person, 3 x gazebos

ConSports are proud to present an exclusive supporters package for the family and friends of runners participating in the 2024 Comrades Marathon. This exciting package offers supporters a unique opportunity to cheer on, motivate and encourage runners as they strive to complete the world’s oldest and largest ultra-marathon.

Our Supporter Package includes:

  • On Sunday, 9 June 2024 (race day) supporters to arrive at the Onomo Hotel(56 KE Masinga Rd, Stamford Hill, Durban, 4025) before 04h00. (Note: supporters to wear comfortable clothing and shoes as you will be busy the entire day)
  • Coach departs at 04h30 to the Support Point 1 in Kloof.
  • Expected time of arrival is 05h30 (Race Support Point 1 – Kloof
  • Supporters will be greeted with coffee/tea upon arrival including champagne and orange juice.
  • Breakfast will be served.
  • Comfortable seating will be provided for all.
  • Tables and chairs are provided as well as umbrellas.
  • Exclusive ablution facilities will be made available to supporters and their runners.
  • Supporters will be able to meet and cheer on their runners as they pass the first point.
  • At approximately 08h45, supporters will be transported to the 2nd Race Day Support Point – situated approximately 21 kilometres from the finish line (Pietermaritzburg). (Race Support Point 3 – Camperdown).
  • Supporters will enjoy a traditional South African “Braai”, consisting of “Boerewors, chicken kebabs, rump steak, variety of breads and fresh salads.
  • Special dietary requirements will be catered for. (Please advise us beforehand).
  • Water, sodas, and fruit juice will be provided including local beer and wine.
  • At approximately 14h00 supporters will be transferred to the finish line (Pietermaritzburg). We will have 3 buses leaving as and when the runners are through the support point. Supporters will have a short walk to meet their runners and soak in the excitement of the finish.

Cost per Supporter: ZAR3 100.00 per person

Supporters Packages are full