Statement to all Two Oceans Marathon 2020 Runners – #TOM2020 Prep is on Track
8 February 2020
The Two Oceans Marathon NPC Board wishes to address questions you may have about the Two Oceans Marathon NPC’s state of readiness to host our 51st Two Oceans Marathon in April 2020 as we are aware recent allegations and media commentary may have created confusion.
We are happy to confirm the Two Oceans Marathon 2020 will go ahead as scheduled with the popular Expo opening on 8 April at CTICC2 and the main events being held on 11 April.
Planning for the Two Oceans Marathon 2020 is on track and television audiences will be able to enjoy the live SABC broadcast of the Ultra Marathon again this year. We are pleased that plans are at a sufficiently advanced state for the SABC production crew to have met with us on Thursday, 6 February, to discuss logistics around the broadcast.
The Two Oceans Marathon NPC views the negative commentary and largely defamatory allegations made in the media in a very serious light. We are acutely aware that maintaining TOM’s reputational integrity is paramount.
Having completed our internal investigations into these allegations, an official response to the issues raised is being prepared.
The Two Oceans Marathon remains committed to delivering a world-class event.
Thank you for your continued support and understanding,
The Two Oceans Marathon NPC Board
For more info, contact:
The Two Oceans Marathon Media Office: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sent on behalf of the Two Oceans Marathon NPC by Two Oceans Marathon media managers:
Mark Meyer: 073 269 4727
Lindy-Joy Dennis: 087 742 0210
TOM 2020 event dates
10 April 2020
• 56m Nappy Dash, 250m Toddlers’ Trot; 2.1km and 5.6km Fun Runs
• Cape Town International Friendship Run
• Trail Runs − 12.6km, 25km
11 April 2020
• Ultra Marathon
• Half Marathon