Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

Get ready for beautiful coastlines and world class athletes, the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is coming to town.

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.

Cape Town Marathon Race Categories

Athletes of any level can choose to compete in several categories. Race categories include:

  • 4.2 km Fun Run
  • 12 km Peace Trail Run
  • 22 km Peace Trail Run
  • 10 km Peace Run/ Walk
  • 42.2 km Marathon

For more on how to enter, click here.

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. For more info and spectator rules click here.

Cape Town Marathon Accommodation

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 18 September 2017 at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon!

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