The Comrades Marathon is arguably the greatest ultra marathon in the world where athletes come from all over the globe to combine muscle and sinew and mental strength to conquer the approx 90 kilometres between the cities of Pietermaritzburg and Durban. It is a cherished national treasure and attracts thousands of runners, spectators and television viewers every year.

Many runners and supporters would like to show their gratitude to Chabad of the North Coast in Umhlanga for the years of dedication and support on and off the road towards the Jewish Comrades runners.

It is our hope that at this milestone of 20 years involved with Comrades, that we will be producing at hard cover photo jounal of your Comrades experience with Chabad.

We will be offering full and half page sponsorships as well as message dedications and also name listing to show your support to Chabad and furthering the outreach to touch so many more lives.

Corporate Full page Sponsorship R20000

Half Page Corporate Sponsorship R10000

Year Dedication R5400 (20 years)

Message Dedications R2000

Name listed associated with... R360 (eg. Shlomo Wainer or The Wainer Family)

If you have any photos please forward them to me at We will shortly put the costs of the sponsorships, dedications and name list, which will all appear in the photo journal. The journal will be completed directly after this years marathon and photos will be added to complete this memorable milestone.

The funds raised will be dedicated towards the building of a much required Mikvah Complex, which will include a women’s mikvah, a men's mikvah and a mikvah for utensils. (Keilim), at the Chabad House in Umhlanga.

These runners include:
Kevin Black, Elton Krawitz, Benjy Porter, Alan Jacobson, Lawrence Diamond,

Ryan Perel, Dani Smith, Rael Smith, Akiva Smith, Peter Hanson, Ilan Zwarenstein,

Gary Lefevre, Menachem Kay , Eldon Beinart, Kevin Klaff, Selwyn Kahlberg,

Mike Greenblatt, Saul Greenblatt, Julian Nathan, Greg Ginsberg, Gabrielle Dennill,

Jason Lemmer, Ivan Shewitz, Gavin Rome, Rodney Plett, Glen Lazarus,

Steven Isaacson, Neil Jankelowitz , Craig Nerwich, Brian Port, Peter Williams,

Avron Krasner, Anthony Lang, Jeffery Froom, Philip Froom, Greg Taurog,

Uriel Gochin, & Neil Lewus

More information can be found on

Direct deposit
Should you wish that your donation Comrades Fundraiser
Our banking details for the Mikvah Fund are as follows:
Please email: with your proof of payment
Donations qualify for a S18A tax deduction

Chabad of the North Coast

First National Bank (FNB)

Account number: 62009841059

Branch Code: 220629

Please use your Name Surname and MIKVAH as refrerence or Name Surname and Journal.

Thank you for your support. It’s greatly appreciated.

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