Now in its 88th year, the Comrades Marathon, which will take
place on 2 June, not only attracts participants from around the country but
throughout the world. This requires a comprehensive medical team drawn from all
over South Africa to meet the participants’ medical needs, reveals Toubkin.
“While it is the athletes and the spirit of the race that
make it truly memorable, the organisation, logistics and careful management of
all aspects involved play a role in making it a momentous event,” says