Heads up! Here are the Comrades road closures

Heads up! Here are the Comrades road closures

Stay up to date on the latest road closures

Comrades run road closures 2024
Comrades run road closures 2024/ supplied

It’s almost time for the much anticipated Comrades Marathon!

In 60 days, the rubber meets the road for Comrades runners, in their quest to conquer the 97th Comrades Marathon, an Up Run from Durban to Pietermaritzburg

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The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has confirmed that the following road closures and alert notification which will be effective over Comrades race weekend, starting around 16h00 on Saturday 8th until 18h30 on Sunday, 9th June 2024.

Here are the roads that will be out of action on the evening of the 8th - 9th June 2024:

  • Durban - Dr Pixley Ka Seme Str.

Closed between Dorothy Nyembe Str. & 16h00

Opened at 07h00

  • Samora Machel Str.

Closed in Durban between Monty Naicker Str. (Pine Str.) & Anton Lembede Str. (Smith Str.)

Reopened at 07h00 on 09-Jun-2024

  • Sherwood - 45th Cutting

Closed at 04h00

Reopened at 07h30

  • Cowies Hill

Closed at 04h30

Reopened at 08h30

  • Pinetown & Fields Hill

Closed at 04h45

Reopened at 09h15

  • Kloof

Closed at 05h00

Reopened at 10h00

  • Hillcrest

Closed at 05h30

Reopened at 11h00

  • Botha's Hill

Closed at 05h40

Reopened at 11h30

  • Drummond

Closed at 06h00

Reopened at 12h30

  • Cato Ridge

Closed at 07h00

Reopened at 14h00

  • Camperdown

Closed at 07h30

Reopened at 14h30

  • Umlaas Road

Closed at 08h00

Reopened at 16h00

  • Lion Park

Closed at 09h00

Reopened at 16h00

  • Ashburton

Closed at 09h00

Reopened at 17h00

  • Polly Shortts

Closed at 09h00

Reopened at 18h00

  • Pietermaritzburg

Various roads closed at 09h00

Reopened at 18h30

As you can see the roads will be very busy during the biggest human race. It’s a day for us to show our support for athletes from all around the world. 

Here are some alternative routes that have been suggested as spectator points: 

Hillcrest, the Alverstone area (at the intersection of the R103 and Alverstone Road), Drummond, the Hammarsdale area (at the intersection of the R103 and Thousand Hills Drive), Camperdown, Lynnfield Park and Ashburton are all designated sections for spectators.

See you there!

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