Celebrate Easter weekend at “the world’s most beautiful marathon” during a four-day runner’s extravaganza. Two Oceans Marathon hosts a 21km half-marathon and a 56km ultramarathon each year in Cape Town of South Africa. Both races feature slightly differing paths in a circular route that finish at the University of Cape Town campus. Over 16,000 participants will compete in the Half Marathon while 11,000 more will take on the ultramarathon in the 49th edition of the run.
The Old Mutual sponsored event offers several additional races for those who won’t be competing in the official marathons. Experience scenic trail runs through the forests and take in South Africa’s inspiring vistas over the dazzling peninsula on Good Friday morning.
Kids of all ages are welcome to participate in two different fun runs for a pleasant family-oriented experience. Don’t forget to participate in the International Friendship Run and create lifelong relationships during a historic route past multiple famous landmarks.
“Choose from a variety of races to compete in the Two Oceans Marathon which provides a platform for expert and recreational athletes to come together as one during Easter weekend.”
Two Oceans Marathon will resume its traditional route via Chapman’s Peak, Hout Bay and Constantia Nek in Cape Town, South Africa. The marathon is broken down into several categories when registering for the event. Depending on what package is chosen, the entry fee will include an official t-shirt, entrance into the event expo and hospitality perks.
Ride share companies are one of the best ways to get around Cape Town during your stay for the Two Oceans Marathon. Rikkis taxis is another money-saving alternative that provides an environmentally-friendly option for travel.
Cape Town is great city to walk around in as well. Take part in walking tours that will will allow you to discover several historic landmarks. If you do decide to rent a car during your stay, make sure to check out road closures come Easter weekend.
Old Mutual sponsors will be offering two types of accommodations for race entrees. Dormitories and penthouse travel options are available on a first come, first serve basis. Rad’s Travel page is a great way to find the most affordable deals for large families or small groups.
The beautiful Cape Peninsulas of South Africa offer loads of outdoor activities year round.
– Discover Kruger National Park during a genuine safari trip.
– Cycle on the some of the most scenic cliffs in the world.
– Take part in the ultimate travel experience with exquisite food and drink tours.
Book your trip today for a runner’s adventure in South Africa’s most beloved marathon!