Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon officials say that cleanliness during the event is a collaborative effort between the organisers and the race runners.
Many participants have lamented the litter on the streets during and after the marathon which took place at the weekend.
The post-event litter was not a great situation at all. We certainly have embarked on discussion with John McInroy and other parties involved.— Carol Vosloo, Two Oceans Marathon General Manager
Veteran marathon runner John McInroy suggests that road runners be fined or disqualified for littering.
Two Oceans general manager Carol Vosloo explained that they introduced a #runclean campaign to educate runners.
Vosloo says that the event organisers are looking to innovate and find creative ways to combat the issue.
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