And off they went!

Henry

While thousands of enthusiastic spectators sang and danced, the 97th edition of the Comrades marathon started this morning at 05:30 sharp in front of the Durban City Hall.

Stars like Gerda Steyn, Tete Dikjana and co. will battle it out for the prize money.

The popular ultramarathon – this year’s route covers 85.91 km – officially ends at the Scottsville racecourse in Pietermaritzburg.