Twice as long as the usual running event (89 km), the Comrades Marathon in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa is perfect for those who are looking for a quick fitness fix during their vacation.

The Comrades Marathon is undoubtedly one of the most well-known (and loved) ultra-marathon events. The marathon—for both amateur and elite runners—is definitely a bucket list-worthy one. It’s an event that has exuded endurance over the years, much like the runners who participate in it. Because of its appeal, the Comrades has seen a plethora of runners from over 60 different countries competing for the crown.

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