The Old Mutual Two Oceans Ultra Marathon attracts the cream of local and international athletes, offering a tough challenge against a backdrop of spectacular scenery. It has earned a reputation as the world’s most beautiful marathon. The first race was held in 1970 and saw 26 runners line up to face the unknown challenge. Since then, the race has become a national institution and a firm favourite with local, upcountry, and international athletes.
The ‘world’s most beautiful marathon’ offers a challenging ultra marathon, a popular half marathon, a trail run and fun runs that the whole family can enjoy.
The race will take place on Saturday 4 April 2015.
September 10, 2014
Launch of 2015 Comrades Marathon The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) launched its campaign for The 2015 Ultimate Human Race in Johannesburg on Thursday, 14 August 2014.
The 2015 campaign is centered on the CMA’s vision of an all-inclusive Comrades Marathon, with the slogan: ‘Be Part of It - Bamba Iqhaza’. CMA General Manager, Chris Bruwer who unveiled the campaign says, ‘We invite every Comrades runner, stakeholder, volunteer and supporter to be…
September 10, 2014
The Two Oceans Marathon (TOM) NPC has appointed Carol Vosloo as its new General Manager.
Says Vosloo, “I am honoured to be taking on this position and thrilled to be sharing the passion and commitment of the great team that currently implement the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon event - the world's most beautiful marathon”.
Lester Cameron, Board chairperson of TOM NPC is delighted to have this position filled well before the…
August 21, 2014
To strengthen its commitment to investing in endurance sports in South Africa, Old Mutual has joined the line-up of major sponsors of the Comrades Marathon for a 3-year period starting in 2015.
The Comrades Marathon Association invites every Comrades runner, stakeholder, volunteer and supporter to participate in the excitement of this iconic race with their 2015 campaign, ‘Be Part of It - Bamba Iqhaza’.
Says Mokaedi Dilotsotlhe, General Manager of Old Mutual…
August 14, 2014
“‘Be Part of It - Bamba Iqhaza,”said chairman Macdonald Chitja at a prestigious media and elite runner launch for Comrades 2015 held at Monte Casino on Thursday. “We are pleased to unveil this years campaign and invite the nation to be a part of it. The 90th edition of this world-famous ultra-marathon promises to be the best one yet.”
The race, which was first held on 24 May 1921, (Empire Day),…