SuperSport presents Down, A Comrades Story

News 19 May 2023

Join SuperSport Variety (DStv Channel 209) as they take you through the history of the Comrades Marathon.

SuperSport presents Down, A Comrades Story

Step back in time and witness the triumphs and challenges faced by runners of the Comrades Marathon as they endure the gruelling 90km race from Pietermaritzburg to Durban, battling searing heat from sunrise to sunset.

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Using the 2022 event to bind a century of epic races, a sequence of remarkable stories unfolds and reaffirms the majesty of the world-renowned Comrades.

The film delves into why people put themselves through such extremes. Along the way, they discover uplifting stories, folklore, history and tradition – both famous and personal, a sample of the grand, inter-connected human story that is the Comrades.

You will be taken back to when it all started, from when the first woman won the marathon, to when the first person of colour made his mark, you are reassured that this movie will win your heart.

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Don’t miss the epic film:

  • Friday, 26 May at 19:00 on SuperSport Variety 4 (DStv Channel 209)
  • Saturday, 27 May at 22:30 on Mzansi Magic (DStv Channel 161)
  • Sunday, 28 May stream on Showmax

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