Notice is hereby given that the following roads will be closed on Easter Saturday 4 April 2015
START TIME: 56KM = 06H30
Between Klipper Rd and Letterstedt Road, Claremont
04h00 - 06h45
Main Road: Newlands to Plumstead both carriageways
From Letterstedt Rd to Gabriel Rd Athletes will be moved from both sides of the road to the left at Gabriel Road
06h30 - 08h15
Main Road: Muizenberg to Fish Hoek
Motorists travelling south and north will be diverted over Boyes Drive to Clairvauz Road and then a stop - go system to Clovelly Road. traffic travelling to and from Kommetjoe / Simonstown Roads through Fish Hoek will be diverted via Beach Road
07h00 - 09h15
Kommetjie Road: Fish Hoek
From Main Road to Corsair Way, Sun Valley, motorists to share westbound (direction Kommetjie) lane. Runners use eastbound lane. Drive with caution.
07h00 - 09h30
Corsair Way: Sun Valley
07h00 - 10h00
Southbound (direction Fish Hoek) closed between Steenberg and Noordhoek Roads. Northbound traffic diverted via BullerLouw. Stop/Go system for both runners and cars from 09h30. Expect Delays.
07h00 - 09h30
Noordhoek Main Road
Northbound lane closed. Traffic to share southbound lane.
07h00 - 10h30
From Village Lane to Noordhoek Main Road
07h00 - 10h30
Chapman's Peak Drive
Chapman's Peak Drive will be closed to traffic from 03h30. Spectators permitted to enter from Hout Bay to the various picnic spots from the Hout Bay side only until 07h00.M.
03h30 - 12h00
Hout Bay Main Road From Chapman's Peak to Victoria Road Circle. Traffic coming into Hout Bay will be detoured away from Victoria Road Circle to Valley and then Disa River Roads. Runners will be on the northbound lane (direction Cape Town).
07h30 - 11h30
Hout Bay Road
From Victoria Road Circle to Disa River Road Totally closed to traffic. Runners will be eastbound lane (direction ConstantiaNek) i.e. their left
07h45 - 12h00
Hout Bay Road
From Disa River Road to ConstantiaNek A convoy system for motorists will operate under the direction of the traffic department. Runners will be in eastbound lane (direction ConstantiaNek) i.e. their left.
07h45 - 12h15
Rhodes Drive: ConstantiaNek to Canterbury Road Circle
05h30 - 13h00
Rhodes Drive: Canterbury Road Circle to Union Ave
Traffic may only travel south. Runners will be in lane heading towards Cape Town (their left). Please note: Kirstenbosch Gardens ^+& Restaurant will be accessible to the public.
06h30 - 13h00
M3 - union Avenue: Rhodes Drive / Newlands Ave to UCT
Left lane will be coned off for athletes, right lane will remain open at all times for motorists travelling towards Cape Town. Please drive cautiously. Please note - Rhodes Memorial Restaurant will be accessible to the public.
06h30 - 14h00
Traffic proceeding to the City from the False Bay Areas will be diverted through Fish Hoek along Main Road to Kalk Bay and then along Boyes Drive to Lakeside. From there, drivers will be directed to the Blue Route (M3).
Residents in the following areas are requested not to park along the route and to use alternative side streets for the duration of the race:
Between Klipper and San Souci Roads
From Atlantic Road, Muizenberg through St. James and Kalk Bay until the police station just past Clovelly Road in Fish hoek.
Kommetjie Road from 17th Avenue through to Fish Hoek Circle at Main road (runners will be running towards Sun Valley facing traffic within one lane which will be coned off).
Please note that the M3Nothbound lane will remain open to traffic for the duration of the event
Delays can be expected for the duration of the Old Mutual Two Oceans marathon. We appeal to motorists to avoid using roads leading to the race route. Please comply with the directions given by traffic officers and marshals. Road signs will be in place during the week prior to the race, advising motorists of the road closures.
Come and support the world’s most beautiful marathon:
So you’ve agreed to second and support your significant other, friend, brother, sister, mom, dad as they run the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon. We’ve put together a list of things to help you make the most of this experience and to help you be the best supporter out there. Cape Town residents and visitors to the city for the Easter weekend are encouraged to come along and support the runners as well. The following spots have been identified as spectator “hot spots” and are great for watching the race and taking in the breathtaking views that Cape Town has to offer:
Main Road – Lakeside
Fish Hoek – Kommetjie Road
Silvermine Road intersection
Noordhoek Village – start of Chapman’s Peak
ConstantiaNek – (Nedbank hosts Green Mile with five entertainment hot spots)
Cecelia Forest – along Rhodes Drive
Union Avenue towards UCT.
Other things that may interest you
Old Mutual Two Oceans Fun Run/Walk:
Those not doing the ultra or the half marathon can enter the Old Mutual Two Oceans Fun RunWalk. These take place on Good Friday 3 April 2015 at the UCT Sports Grounds commencing from 11 in the morning. Participants can enter the 56m nappy dash (for kids 3 years and younger), a 300 m Toddlers’ Trot (for kids between ages 4 to 7 years), 2.5 km or 5 km run/walk. There are plenty of lucky draw prizes up for grabs, as well as fun and games for the children on the UCT sports fields.
Catch all the race action live on SABC 2:
The world’s most beautiful marathon, the Old Mutual Two Oceans marathon, will be broadcast live on SABC 2 on race day. The ultra marathon starts at 06:30am and the half marathon starts at 06:00am, with the live broadcast getting underway at 06:25am as well. The event will be televised until 11:00am.
Tog bags are stored in the Tog Bag Facility at the bag owner's risk.
A Tog Bag Facility will be available suitably signaged on the day of the race in one of the tents at the UCT fields. Runners can also make use of the Tog Bag Trucks that will be available at the start in Dean Street. Your tog bags will be taken back to the Finish Venue.
Runners must ensure that their bags are labeled with their names on the label provided at these trucks. Every care will be taken to ensure that the bags are safeguarded. However, runners are advised not to leave expensive or valuable items in their bags, as the organisers cannot accept responsibility for any losses.
It is imperative that runners fill in the medical information on the back of their race number. Should a runner require hospital treatment, he/she will be charged according to the hospital tariff rate.
Memorise this number in the case of a medical emergency. Information relating to runners who have been admitted to the Medical Tent will be available at the Information Tent next to the finish. More info on the medical stations on our separate Medical Station section on the website. There will be a number of rubbing stations on the route.
Parking at UCT and near the start is limited. Runners are advised to share lifts to the start and to be dropped off within walking distance. Some of the schools near the start will provide parking. The "Jammie Shuttle" bus service will take runners back to the parking areas at the start free of charge. These will leave from 10:00 onwards from the UCT Indoor Sports Centre.
Click here to see some of our dedicated parking spots