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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon wins prestigious 2017 AIMS Green Award

Question and answer session with Race Ambassador Elana van Zyl-Meyer and Race Director Janet Welham  Elana you are obviously delighted with the success of the 2017 #RunGreen campaign?  “Incredibly excited and I really want to thank all those runners who supported our #RunGreen campaign. As organisers we are acutely aware of our responsibility to ensure […]

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MENGISTU NEGEWU SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS TITLE

Cape Town, 17 September 2017 – Asefa Mengstu Negewu came back to the marathon that launched him onto the international stage in 2016 and destroyed a quality field to successfully defend his SANLAM Cape Town Marathon title in almost perfect weather conditions. Running in a lead pack of 6 athletes that included Ketema Bekele Negasa, […]

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MARATHON SUBSTITUTION PROCESS 2017

MARATHON SUBSTITUTIONS: Should you wish to substitute your entry the process is as follows: Marathon substitutions will take place between now and the 27th August 2017. Please complete the attached entry form (SCTM 2017 ENTRY FORM details)for the person that will be taking over your entry. Email the completed entry form, plus proof of payment […]

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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is proud host to the AIMS AFRICA conference 2017

BUILDING WORLD CLASS MARATHONS AND DISTANCE EVENTS IN AFRICA We are proud to announce that the 2017 AIMS AFRICA CONFERENCE will be held on the 14th & 15th September 2017 in Cape Town during the week of the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon. PURPOSE The AIMS Africa Conference will offer African, South African, Local Road Race Organizers, Local Government, Municipalities and Federations the opportunity to listen, and […]

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SANLAM CAPE TOWN MARATHON OPENING INTERNATIONAL DOORS

Already having made a significant difference in the lives of elite and amateur runners alike, the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon will utilise its new top-flight status to continue opening doors for participants of the annual 42.2km race when it is held on 17 September 2017. Establishing its place among the continent’s most iconic races, as […]

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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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