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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 2016 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon will take place on Saturday, 26 March 

2015 race results

Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon 2016

23 – 25 March 2016: Expo Dates
25 March 2016: Fun/Trail Runs

2016 Entry details

21 October 2015: Ultra Marathon (All runners)

4 November 2015: Half Marathon (Blue Number Club)

11 November 2015: Half Marathon (Running Club members)

14 November 2015: Half Marathon (General entries)

23 November 2015: Half Marathon (Charity entries)

26 November 2015: Trail Runs (All runners)

11 January 2016: Ultra/Half/Trail (Substitution entries)

2016 Entry fee schedule

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April 26, 2016 Comrades counting down - some interesting little snippet for those on the start line: The race commences around 665m above sea level and drops overall to Durban making it an 'assisted' race 0.73% drop which is over 7 times the allowable for a recognised course - The the distance is obviously A to B and outside the 50% separation allowance for 'distance national / international records' -- That said it would sound…
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April 23, 2016 The 2016 Old Mutual joBerg2c kicked into race mode on a blustery day for riders. Day 2 of the Old Mutual joBerg2c is when the real racing starts at the nine-day, 900km event. After a neutral first day, riders crank into a higher gear for the 93km from Frankfort to Reitz, and for the remaining seven days. Weather conditions on Day 1 were near perfect for a casual meander through the…
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April 19, 2016 The two characteristics of the Comrades Winners are that they possess great endurance and good top end speed. The third talent and skill is their ability and discipline to share our their energy and effort over the length of the Comrades route. This however we will discuss in another post closer to the Great day. These characteristics are seen in elite runners at every distance from 5km upwards, but the terms endurance…
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April 16, 2016 South African Athletes are doing it for themselves and they provided a spectacular two days of athletic competition at the SA Track and Field Championships at Stellenbosch inspite of a programme that many, including the vastly experienced LJ van Zyl, felt was less than kind to Olympic contenders. Caster Semenya provided the major highlight of the second day when she became the first athlete to do the triple winning the 400m,…
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