Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

Are you ready for the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon? Founded in 2007, this popular green marathon has gained a steady following over the years and is recognized as a high quality international event which showcases Cape Town as a sought-after destination for major sporting events.
There are various race options available each with their own fees, regulations and requirements. Keeping your fitness levels in mind, you can choose accordingly. The details for the Cape Town marathon routes are available at

Race options available for the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon:

  • 2km Marathon
  • 22km Peace trial run
  • 12km Peace trail run
  • 10km Peace run/walk
  • 5km Peace run

Medical Assistance for Race Day

Mediclinic and ER24 are the official partners for the race, providing medical points and deep heat massages. Zones will be allocated at 20.5km, 33.9km and 39.2km. ER24 ambulances or medical personnel will be stationed every 5km along the route and a full medical tent will be set up at the finish line.

Please note:

Temporary timing chips: MARATHON & 10km PEACE Run participants shall use the temporary timing chip provided at registration attached to your race number. Failure to wear the temporary timing chip will result in the participant’s name being omitted from the results. NO CHIP, NO TIME, NO RESULT, NO PRIZES, NO QUALIFICATION FOR OTHER RACES. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Accommodation in Cape Town for the Sanlam Marathon

If you’re travelling into Cape Town for this event, you can make use of Premier Hotel Cape Town. Located at the base of Signal Hill and Table Mountain in the Cape Town suburb of Sea Point, with majestic views of the Atlantic Ocean.
On offer are a variety of family rooms, deluxe rooms and luxury suites. All hotel guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi, on-site restaurant, cocktail bar, 24-hour reception, on-site parking, transport and shuttle service, laundry service and swimming pool.

Easy access to local attractions such as:

Experience all Cape Town has to offer while enjoying luxury hotel accommodation with Premier Hotel.
Guys running the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

All About the Athletes at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is the only annual sporting event in Africa boasting with IAAF Gold label status. From beginners to professional runners, this race offers something for everyone. Join world class athletes and compete in the 24th installment of this challenging event.

Supporters and Spectators Zones Around Cape Town

Athletes thrive on the encouragement and enthusiasm of their supporters. Join in on all of the action by heading out to one of the Spectator Zones located all along the route. To follow your favourite, hop on the free spectator bus that departs every 20 minutes.

Stay in Sea Point at Premier Hotel Cape Town

Choose convenient accommodation near the start and finish line at Green Point Park. Premier Hotel Cape Town is located a mere 2km away from all of the action in the beautiful suburb of Sea Point. Beat your personal best and make start your race well rested.
Lace up your running shoes, we’ll see you at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon!

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