The 92nd Comrades Marathon is run between the capital of Kwazulu-Natal province, Pietermaritzburg, and the coastal city of Durban, the approximately 90-kilometre Comrades Marathon is arguably the world’s greatest ultra-marathon. Internationally recognised for challenge it poses and the essence of comradeship it encourages among its thousands of participants. The marathon will take place 04 June 2017. As part of its Amabeadibeadi Charity Drive, the CMA’s six official charities are the Community Chest of Durban and Pietermaritzburg, PinkDrive, The Sports Trust, Starfish-Greathearts Foundation, Wildlands Conservation Trust and World Vision South Africa. The charities’ focus are on issues of community development, care for the aged, health and wellness, AIDS care and support, the environment and sports development.
Wildlands, a leading environmental NPO, aims to underwrite the sustainable development of all South Africans. Central to their work is a focus on unlocking the potential of the underprivileged - they have an incredible contribution to make, if they’re only allowed to do so.Fundraise for this Charity
PinkDrive, South Africa’s best-loved Breast Cancer Community Carer, is the indispensable, tangible breast cancer Non-Profit Company (NPC), powering South Africa’s mobile Women’s Health Mammography and Gynaecology Units. PinkDrive’s underlying message is ‘Early Detection Saves Lives’.Fundraise for this Charity
Won Life, a registered NPO working in the community of Fisantekraal, believes that the future of our country is largely determined by the quality of education delivered to our youth.Fundraise for this Charity