Welcome to the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon online media centre - your portal to OMTOM news and resources.
Here, you will find everything you need to craft your stories, including media releases, information on how to apply for accreditation and more.
Please note the following:
ACCREDITATION APPLICATIONS: Media accreditation is not guaranteed. Accreditation is only provided to journalists from media establishments that will guarantee publicity.
FREELANCE JOURNALISTS: Your accreditation application must be accompanied by a valid assignment letter from the news organisation or publication you represent. This can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will not be provided accreditation without this assignment letter.
PHOTOGRAPHERS: We have reduced photographer access to the finish line to six individuals to comply with safety guidelines. Finish line access will be given to select news photographers and TV camera operators only. There will be a comprehensive media photography library available which publications can tap into.
MEDIA CONFERENCE: We are excited to confirm that there will be an elite media conference this year, on Thursday, 29 March 2018. The RSVP for this event is within the media accreditation application; please tick the appropriate box to express your interest.
MEDIA CENTRE AT THE OMTOM EXPO: There will be a working media centre at the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon Expo (Cape Town International Convention Centre) between 28 and 30 March 2018. You may use this space to work and conduct your interviews.
MEDIA CENTRE ON THE FINISH LINE: There will be a working media centre on the finish line on 31 March 2018. Here you can file your stories, look up race numbers, receive race results and interview winners in a sound-proof booth. Only accredited journalists and photographers are allowed in this space.
Please complete the form below to indicate your Race Week interview requirements. Note that this is NOT your Media Accreditation Application for Saturday, 31 March 2018 (click the link above to apply for accreditation).
Our Media and Public Relations team is always available to assist you, and you are welcome to contact us with your specific requirements.
Please contact us at email@example.com.
We look forward to hearing from you.