The bus tour id a free option for international runners only. Local runners can't do it. I would highly recommend it for 4 reasons:
1.) Get to see the route and that scares the crap out of you
2.) Get to tour Comrades House (very nice)
3.) Get to see the kids of the Ethambeni School - who will fill your heart with joy and your legs with energy when you see them again on race day
4.) It keeps you off your feet
Well done UFL!
I'm in the non-stretching camp too. I see no use for it.
Only problem is that its the week after Two Oceans. And work! But I am going to investigate through a travel company that might still have entries.
I might have to find a way t run Paris next year...
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