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Easter is marathon time in Cape Town when the Two Oceans Marathon takes place and the city comes to a standstill. Runners from all over the world attend the Two Oceans Marathon for two reasons; because it’s possibly the most scenic marathon route in the world and it’s a festive but challenging run. A number of events are planned over 2 days that begin on the first day with trial runs of 12km and 24km distances over a course routed along the southern slopes of Table Mountain. Participants are required to carry their own water and energy food. Various fun runs are arranged on the same day and at different venues. A short 5km International Friendship Run is hosted for international visitors to experience Cape Town before taking part in the main race.
The two main races are run on the second day, namely a 56km ultra-marathon and a 21km half-marathon. The 56km route begins... Show more
For those who are a little adventurous and enjoy the company of other travellers, you can decide to stay at a Backpackers. Often having to share a room with others as well as costs, it is incredibly inexpensive. Often the best choice for those who may be just passing through or will be occupied for the majority of their day. It comes with the most basic amenities and is often formed as part of a bar or similar establishment. Not recommended for those who want privacy, this is best suited for those who wouldn’t mind meeting various other interesting travellers.