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28 May 2013

Hundreds of emergency personnel to back Comrades runners

While 18 000 runners prepare for the 2013 Comrades Marathon, Netcare and Netcare 911 have been hard at work ensuring their medical needs will be fully met.

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 Grindell. “

 
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