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.
(Cape Town, 16 March 2016) “I want my name on that trophy. It is the one I do not have.” So says Nedbank’s Irvette van Zyl as her eyes gleam when she talks about the Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon.
(Cape Town, 26 January 2016) Runners and walkers of all ages can also be part of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon excitement over the upcoming Easter Weekend by participating in one of the four fun runs on Good Friday, 25 March 2016.
(Cape Town, 15 January 2016) Runners still hoping to secure their place in the 2016 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon have been thrown a final life line: Substitution entries have opened, and runners who can no longer participate are encouraged to release their entry to another runner before 23 February 2016.
(Cape Town, 14 December 2015) Runners still hoping to secure an entry for the 2016 Old Mutual Two Oceans Ultra Marathon must hurry, as the final 2 000 entries are expected to sell out by mid-January 2016.
(Cape Town, 14 July 2015) Charitable
organisations wishing to apply to become official beneficiaries of the Old
Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, through the Two Oceans Marathon Initiative (TOMI),
may submit their applications by 13 August 2015.
TOMI was launched ahead of the Two Oceans Marathon in 2012. As an entity of the