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Home >> News >> All you need to know about entering #OMTOM2015

All you need to know about entering #OMTOM2015

  • Ultra Marathon
  • Half Marathon
  • Trail Run
  • Athletics Clubs

With less than 200 days until the 2015 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon takes place, our team is fired up and excited to bring you another amazing event.

Please read on for important entry dates you need to diarise if you would like to participate in one of our races in 2015.

See you on the road and trails while you prepare to shine in the World's Most Beautiful Marathon!


  • From 1 October 2014: Log in to update your personal details
  • 15 October 2014, 10am: Ultra Marathon Entries open
  • 13 November 2014, 10am: Half Marathon Entries open for CLUB MEMBERS
  • 19 November 2014, 10am: Half Marathon Entries open to the public
  • 4 December 2014, 10am: Trail Run Entries open


  • To ensure a hassle-free entry experience, please ensure that you log in to update your personal & medical profile or – if you’re a first-time participant – that you create your profile before entries open.
  • You may use your email address or Facebook login to create your profile.
  • Please ensure that you have updated ALL your details. When entering, the payment option will only become available when all sections of your profile have been updated.
  • One ID number = 1 entry. You can’t enter two races that take place on the same day (e.g. the Ultra and Half Marathon), but you can enter races that take place on the Friday and Saturday respectively.


To Qualify For The Ultra Marathon
  • You must have a proven marathon or ultra-marathon qualifying time.  All standard marathons and races longer than 42,2km will count as qualifying races, provided that they are held under the auspices of the IAAF (or ASA in South Africa).
  • You must finish a standard 42,2km marathon in under 5 hours.
  • RSA runners must belong to a running club in South Africa.
  • You must be at least 20 years old on Race Day.
Ultra Marathon Entry Fees
  • SA licenced :  R230
  • SA unlicenced :  Not applicable as SA runners must be licenced
  • Africa entries:  R500 (incl. Temp licence of R40)
  • International entries:  R1 000 (incl. Temp licence of R40)
To Enter The Popular Half Marathon
  • Due to the high demand for Half Marathon entries, we urge you to update your details or create your profile before your actual entry date.
  • Entries on the respective entry days will be on a first-come-first-served basis.
Half Marathon Entry Fees
  • SA Licenced:  R120   
  • SA Unlicenced:  R120 plus Temp licence of R35
  • Africa entries:  R350
  • International entries: R550
To Enter The Trail Run
  • Online entries sold out in less than 15 minutes last year, so please ensure that your details are up to date before 4 December.  Entries will be on a first-come-first-served basis.
Trail Run Entry Fees
  • 10km R395
  • 22km R525