(Cape Town, 6 January 2017) Runners still hoping to secure their place in the 2017 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon have been thrown a final life line: Substitution entries will open on 9 January 2017, and runners who can no longer participate are encouraged to release their entry to another runner before 6 March 2017.
(Cape Town, 28 October 2016) Ballot applications for the 20th Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon, taking place on 15 April 2017, will open on Tuesday, 1 November 2016, and runners are encouraged to secure their applications between 1 and 10 November.
After months of
planning and deliberation, the Two Oceans Marathon NPC has announced a new entry
process for the Half Marathon, which will move from the usual online entry
procedure to the introduction of a ballot application system.
(Cape Town, 8 August 2016) Charitable
organisations wishing to apply to become official beneficiaries of the 2017 Old
Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, through the Two Oceans Marathon Initiative (TOMI),
must submit their applications by 25 August 2016.
In the absence of Stephen Mokoka, Gladwin Mzazi and Precious Mashele who are on National Duty at the World Half Marathon Championships, and Lusapho April who has just returned from the the New York Half Marathon, Boxers Elroy Gelant is the odds on favourite to win the 2016 Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon on Saturday 26 March.
Nedbank’ Collen Makaza has all the right ingredients to win the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, come 26 March. A two-time World 50km Champion, Makaza has run in the Mother City seven times and has had mixed fortunes. His debut was certainly nothing to write home about, the Zimbabwean finishing in 1154th, running over 5 hours.
Whilst much of the talk building up to the ladies race for the 2016 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon has been centered around the likes of defending Champion Caroline Woestmann and SA Marathon Record Holder Colleen de Reuck, many in the know have watched the preparations of 2015 Comrades Marathon runner up Charne Bosman and Tanith Maxwell who fini
(Cape Town, 19 March 2016) The dream year started at the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon for mother of two, Caroline Woestmann who stunned the world when she came from out of nowhere to win the 2015 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon. The fairy tale continued when a short while later she also won the Comrades Marathon.
(Cape Town, 18 March 2016) With the clock winding down to the 2016 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon on 26 March, so the title contenders start to reveal themselves. Defending Champion Motlokoa Nkhabutlane is back again to defend his title.