Ultra Marathon

by NiketaApril 23, 2019

56km

20 April 2019

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 celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2019.

Event Details

DISTANCE: 56km (34.8 miles)

ENTRY LIMIT: 13 000

DATE: Easter Saturday, 20 April 2019 

START TIME: 06:40

START VENUE: Main Road corner Dean Street, Newlands

FINISH VENUE: UCT Rugby Fields, Upper Campus, Rondebosch

QUALIFYING RACES: 

42.2km sub 5:00
50km sub 6:30
56km sub 7:00
90km sub 12:00
100+km sub: 13:30

Source: https://www.twooceansmarathon.org.za/events/ultra-marathon/

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