Old Mutual | Do Great Things | Two Oceans Marathon
  • Two OceansThe '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.
  • Half Marathon (21km)The 17th consecutive Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon takes place on 19 April 2014. Find out more about the race details including registrations, on-the-day logistics, and training and preparation.Read More
  • Ultra Marathon (56km)The endurance runner's guide to the Old Mutual Two Oceans Ultra Marathon includes information on the route, how to enter and customised training guides.Read More
  • Trail RunsOpen to beginners and experienced trail runners, the challenging routes offer runners varied terrain with steep ascents and descentsRead More
  • Run for more than yourselfThe Old Mutual ‘More than Yourself’ platform gives you an opportunity to join with others to do great things. You can donate to a cause, support a participating friend’s chosen cause, or start your own fundraising campaign to support and improve communities across the country.Read More
  • Training CentreTo help with your training and preparation, Old Mutual Virtual Coach Norrie Williamson has developed a series of customised training programmes designed to help you 'do great things' with your running goals.Get a training programme

Race Countdown


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 ‘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.

Important Dates

  • 1 October 2014 – Log in to update your person details
  • 29 October 2014 – Ultra Marathon Entries open
  • 13 November 2014 – Half Marathon Entries open for CLUB MEMBERS
  • 19 November 2014 – Half Marathong Entries open to the public
  • 4 December 2014 – Trail Run Entries open

Latest News

October 27, 2014 The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) rewarded some amazing individuals for showcasing the spirit of Comrades at its annual awards gala in Durban on Friday, 24 October 2014. The CATHSSETA Spirit of Comrades awards gala honours select individuals for their very human attributes of selflessness, dedication, perseverance and Ubuntu; combined with their love for The Ultimate Human Race. The prestigious awards gala has been a defining feature of the CMA since 1996. The…
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October 15, 2014 Entries for the 2015 Old Mutual Two Oceans Ultra Marathon will only open on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 at 10am.   This postponement comes in light of professional advice strongly recommending further important updates to our online entry system to tighten banking security and address the increasing instance of internet fraud. We apologise for this delay and know that you have been looking forward to securing your entry on Wednesday 15 October…
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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…
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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…
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