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Two Oceans Marathon


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 2015 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon race results.


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May 26, 2015 So often social media profiles pronounce ‘only 3 more sleeps’ or some similar special number leading down to a ‘special occasion’ for that particular person…. Well today there are only 4 sleeps until the 90th Comrades Marathon on Sunday.. Those diligent mathematical whizz’s will have immediately picked up that this is one less than the number of sunsets! It is not a failing in the Scottish schooling system: I do have sufficient…
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May 25, 2015 The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced the names of the dignitaries who will fire the cut-off guns for the various medals at next week’s 90th Comrades Marathon (Sunday, 31 May 2015). Among them are Jackie Mekler, Sam Tshabalala, Bernard Gomersall, Poobie Naidoo and Macdonald Chitja. As per the Comrades Marathon Up-Run tradition, eThekwini Mayor, The Honourable James Nxumalo will fire the gun at 05h30, to signal the start of the 90th…
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May 24, 2015 One week today 17,000 runners will be on the road between Durban City Hall and Pietermaritzburg. The first up run with the same start was in 1924, as the first up in 1922 commenced from the Tollgate bridge which is currently only 3.8km from the start, BUT a massive 112metre climb! That sets the tone for the remainder of the day…. So here are some of the major errors that runners…
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May 23, 2015 Over the next 8 days our focus will rarely drift from the challenge of the 90th Comrades Marathon. Over 70 cities in the World, led by Rome, that claim to be built on and protected by seven hills. Athens, Amman, Barcelona, Budapest, Jerusalem, Istanbul, Prague, Seattle, San Francisco, Tehran, and the architecturally magnificent European gem of Edinburgh are all on the list, and I would argue a case for the Comrades Marathon…
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