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We know how much you love your Sanlam Cape Town Marathon T-shirt. So, here’s your chance to show us just how much by taking a picture of you and your favourite T-shirt on your favourite running route. Whether its in the pre-dawn above the city on Table Mountain, the shoreline at sunset, a treadmill in […]

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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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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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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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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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