Marosi Mosehla Was Again The Oldest Finisher Of The Comrades Marathon In 2024 At Age 82

Maros Mosehla was Again the Oldest Finisher of the Comrades Marathon in 2024 at age 82

In 2023 Maros Mosehla from Limpopo broke a 34-year record during the 96th Comrades Marathon down run from Pietermaritzburg to Durban by becoming the oldest person to complete the 87.7km ultra-marathon.

Marosi Mosehla was Again the Oldest Finisher of the Comrades Marathon in 2024 at age 82

Maros Mosehla was Again the Oldest Finisher of the Comrades Marathon in 2024 at age 82

Maros Johannes Mosehla was again the oldest finisher of the Comrades Marathon in 2024 at age 82.

He finished in a remarkable time of 10:13.46 to finish sixth in the 70+ age category. 

Last year Mosehla, a former bricklayer from Limpopo, became the oldest finisher since Wally Hayward in 1989 to finish the race when he ran a time of 9:26.10 in the ‘Down’ run.

He has now finished 11 Comrades with a best time of 7:57.11 which he ran as a 65-year-old in 2007 and finished second in his age category. In 2006 her ran 8:19.43 to win the 60+ age category.

He has finished every Comrades since 2016.

ALSO READ : Johannes Mosehla breaks Wally Hayward’s 34 year old record

Limpopo MEC for Sports, Arts and Culture, Nakedi Kekana has congratulated Mosehla for his extraordinary achievement in the 2024 Comrades Marathon!

“This year marks Mosehla’s 11th Comrades Marathon, further solidifying his place in the prestigious Green Number Club, which honours runners who have completed ten races. His dedication and perseverance continue to inspire many, as he represents both his community and the spirit of endurance sports in South Africa,” said Kekana

Marosi Mosehla was Again the Oldest Finisher of the Comrades Marathon in 2024 at age 82

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