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THOUSANDS RUNNING FOR PEACE AT SANLAM CAPE TOWN MARATHON

Cape Town, 4 April 2017 –With a record-breaking event on the cards this year, organisers are again aiming to capitalise on the rapid success of one of Africa’s iconic road races, with the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon used as a platform to promote development and peace through sport. After recently becoming the first 42.2km race […]

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Africa gets Gold

AFRICA GETS GOLD Sanlam Cape Town Marathon awarded IAAF Gold Label Status Cape Town, 7 March 2017 – Sanlam Cape Town Marathon organisers today announced it has been awarded IAAF Gold Label Status. “A first for Africa, and with less than 35 IAAF Gold Label status marathons internationally, this is a huge honour and achievement,” […]

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ENTRIES OPEN FOR 2017

 Cape Town, 7 February 2017 –Entries open today! This year’s Sanlam Cape Town Marathon takes place on the weekend of the 16 and 17 September. An opportunity for participants from both South Africa and around the world to run through the beautiful city of Cape Town, this iconic city marathon brings with it prize money in […]

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SANLAM CAPE TOWN MARATHON  – OUR TRIP TO PARIS WINNERS

We are delighted to announce the winner of our all-expenses paid trip to the 2017 Paris Marathon as 21-year-old Aaron Adams. We at Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, along with SANLAM & Asics, are delighted to announce that Capetonian Aaron Adams and his best friend will travel to Paris to compete in the 2017 Paris Marathon. […]

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NEGEWO BREAKS SOUTH AFRICAN ALL-COMERS RECORD IN CAPE TOWN

Asefa Mengstu Negewo of Ethiopia shattered the long-standing South African all-comers record in the marathon to highlight the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, an IAAF Silver Label Road Race, on Sunday (18). The 31-year-old clocked 2:08:42 to knock more than a minute from the previous fastest performance run on South African soil, David Tsebe’s 2:09:50 set […]

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SANLAM CAPE TOWN MARATHON SUBSTITUTIONS – OPEN TILL 2 SEPTEMBER 2016

SUBSTITUTIONS: No substitutions will be processed after 12:00 on the 2 September 2016. No refunds will be processed. PROCEDURE: Email info@capetownmarathon.com with your confirmed reference number and full details of person that is taking over your entry (Name, surname, ID, email address, cell number).   DOWNGRADES (MARATHON to 10KM): No downgrades will be processed after […]

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Run4change initiative

WE CHALLENGE YOU TO TAKE ACTION – RUN4CHANGE  Through our actions, as runners, the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon provides us with the platform to make a significant and positive impact on society. The RUN4CHANGE pillars within the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon include: HEALTH & WELLNESS FUNDRAISING & CHARITIES PEACE & SPORT SUSTAINABLE EVENT DEVELOPMENT and […]

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RECORDS UP FOR GRABS ON FASTER SANLAM CAPE TOWN MARATHON ROUTE

Modified route in line with event’s aim of achieving prestigious IAAF Gold Label status Cape Town, 19 July 2016 – Local contenders and international stars will be chasing record times on Sunday 18 September, with organisers unveiling a flatter, faster route as the countdown continues with 60 days remaining to the annual Sanlam Cape Town […]

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