South African entries are sold out - but you can now secure your start line spot via a CHARITY ENTRY! INTERNATIONAL AND REST OF AFRICA entries are still OPEN


Whether you’re an aspiring Blue medallist in the Totalsports Two Oceans Ultra Marathon in 2023, or have several Bronze medals under your belt in the Half and are now going for a Silver Half Marathon Medal, the OfficiaHealth, Fitness and Wellness partner of the 2023 Totalsports Two Oceans Marathon, the Sports Science Institute of South Africa, has a top training programme devised specifically for you.

If your goal is somewhere in between, be sure to also download the Introduction and Supplement to TTOM the Training Guides, which offers expert advice on how you can ‘tweak’ the published programmes to help your work towards your specific goal.

Download the Training Guide applicable to your goal in either the #TTOM2023 Half or Ultra Marathon below.

SSISA has been a close friend of the Two Oceans Marathon for over two decades, focusing on embedding a scientific approach to best practice when it comes to sporting performance.

The Sports Science Institute of South Africa was established in 1994, and since then SSISA has been at the forefront of sports science advancements by nurturing some of the world’s best athletic leaders. SSISA’s research-focused approach is based on its long standing relationship with the HPALS (Health through Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Sports Research) research centre of the University of Cape Town (UCT), who are also global pioneers in  optimising human performance.

Wishing you safe, enjoyable and productive training journeys – Conquer the Current!


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