Kenyan runner Justin Kemboi (Nedbank RC International) won the 2018 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon today in a time of 03:09:21. In the women’s race, South African star Gerda Steyn romped home to claim a first OMTOM title in a time of 03:39:31.
Kemboi was racing in South Africa for the first time, while for Steyn the 2018 event was just her second OMTOM race.
Kane Reilly and Megan Mackenzie won their respective race categories at the 2018 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon Trail Run today. Reilly won the 24km men’s race in a time of 1:55:41, while Mackenzie was first home in the women’s 24km race in 2:23:27.
In the 12km Trail Run, Takalani Ndandani won the women’s event, with Kennedy Sekhuthe claiming the men’s title
Brian Key is the oldest runner entered into the 2018 edition of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon. On race day, he'll be 79. Over the years, he has seen the race go from strength to strength and with it he has learned many running lessons and many life lessons from running.
Regardless of his impressive Blue Number status - 15 Ultra Marathon finishes and counting - Key only took up runnin