(Cape Town, 15 April 2017) Olympic marathoner
Lungile Gongqa took a comfortable win in the 2017 Old Mutual Two Oceans
Marathon, crossing the finish line in 03:09:43 and becoming the first
Capetonian since 1973 to take the Ultra title.
Gongqa, running his first Ultra Marathon in Nedbank colours, was part of the
With approximately three weeks until the 48th edition of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, the Two Oceans Marathon NPC has confirmed that the event has brought approximately R672-million into the City of Cape Town and Western Cape Region in 2016.
(Cape Town, 10 March 2017) Sports apparel brand adidas have officially extended their partnership with the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon (OMTOM) until 2019.
Through this partnership as the event's official Technical Sponsor, adidas will once again produce OMTOM's official merchandise range.
(Cape Town, 10 March 2017) It's the end of the road for runners who don't responsibly dispose of their waste, as the organisers of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon announce their new zero tolerance approach to littering.
(Cape Town, 9 February 2017) The 2017 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon (OMTOM) has
officially launched their #GOGREEN campaign – an anti-littering movement,
coupled with a waste management plan that offers a sustainable way to collect
and process the non-organic waste generated during race week.
(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.