30 May 2014 by Stuart Buchanan

The road to Comrades 2014 in pictures

Excitement, nerves, and last-minute carbo-loading is building among those braving the 2014 Comrades Marathon on Sunday June 1.

Previous Comrades Marathon winners, Claude Moshiywa and Ludwick Mamabolo, with their nutrition coach, Mark Wolff. Photo courtesy @32Gi

Thousands of ordinary people from around the world will join top athletes on Sunday June 1 2014 in attempting to complete the 89-kilometre run from Pietermaritzburg to Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, one of the world's best and most gruelling ultra-marathons.

Check out this selection of photos ahead of the race below, which illustrate the buzz that the Comrades Marathon creates for those involved:

Keep an eye on our blog on Sunday as we will announce the names of the race winners of this, the 89th edition of the Comrades Marathon.

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