The Comrades Marathon is known as the Ultimate Human Race, and is the world’s oldest and largest Ultra Marathon .
For a full race description, entry information and course profile have a look at the Comrades Marathon website
If you want a quick run-down check out below:
Date: Sunday, May 24th 2009
Start: 5am at the City Hall in Pietermaritzburg
Finish: 17:30 at Sahara Stadium in Durban (Cut-off is 12 hours)
Distance: 89km / 56 miles