Two Oceans Marathon 2020

Posted on Mon February 17, 2020.

TWO OCEAN'S MARATHON 202 - The world’s most beautiful marathon is an annual race taking place in Cape Town on Easter Saturday. The ultra marathon is a distance of 56-km and there is also a half marathon of 21-km.

Two Oceans Marathon 2020

The world’s most beautiful marathon is an annual race taking place in Cape Town on Easter Saturday. The ultra marathon is a distance of 56-km and there is also a half marathon of 21-km.

The course includes beautiful scenery, traversing the Cape Peninsula going from the South Atlantic to the Indian Ocean. Both ultra marathon and half-marathon races start in on the Main Road in Newlands. The 56-km circular route goes through Muizenberg, Fish Hoek, over Hout Bay and Constantia Nek, Rhodes Drive, and Union Avenue. It finishes at the University of Cape Town campus. At 42.2 km the course runs through the Constantia Nek area, with the 21 km course running along Edinburgh Drive, then the route goes into forests past Kirstenbosch and also finishes at the University of Cape Town campus.

The race was first held in 1970 with just 26 runners ready to take up the challenge. Now it's attracting more and more runners every year. About 16,000 people run half-marathon, and 11,000 participate in the ultra marathon race. The race is Africa’s biggest running event and a respected Easter Weekend tradition in Cape Town.

120 000 visitors from 80 countries come to Cape Town over the Easter Weekend so be sure to book your accommodation early.  Contact Baywatch Guest House and book your dates early to avoid disappointment.  Speak to Debbie, Pat and Mel 0n +27-21-5567547 or +27-082 553 6127.