Cape Town’s most prestigious race, the 56km Old Mutual Two Oceans Ultra Marathon, takes athletes on a spectacular course around the Cape Peninsula. It is often voted the most breathtaking course in the world.
The event is run under the auspices of the IAAF, Athletics South Africa (ASA) and Western Province Athletics (WPA).
The Ultra Marathon celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2019.
|2nd Male||1:03:33||Elroy Gelant||South Africa|
|3rd Male||1:03:34||Desmond Mokgobu||South Africa|
|4th Male||1:03:38||Mbuleli Mathanga||South Africa|
|2nd Female||1:14:59||Kore Tamiru Gelaye||ETH|
|3rd Female||1:15:16||Caroline Mhandu||Zimbabwe|
|4th Female||1:15:24||Laura Labuschaigne||South Africa|
|M 40-49||1:13:32||Richard Blauw|
|M 50-59||1:20:02||John September|
|M 60-69||1:26:27||Gideon Radebe|
|M 70+||1:51:17||Neville Frieslich|
|F 40-49||1:21:14||Janie Grundling|
|F 50-59||1:31:28||Janene Carey|
|F 60-69||1:34:17||Judy Bird|
|F 70+||2:13:19||V v Meiring|
Important points for OMTOM Ultra Marathon entrants:
It is the responsibility of each runner to know the route of their race. Traffic Police and race marshals will take all reasonable steps to ensure runners safety, however runners are responsible for their well being at all times.
56 km: The route remains the same as usual. From the start in Newlands along the Main Road to Fish Hoek, Chapman’s Peak Drive, Hout Bay, Constantia Nek, Rhodes Drive, and Union Avenue to the finish at UCT. An IAAF graded course measurer has certified the route. A sign will mark every kilometer of the route. The course is 56 km (35 miles).