What to know before the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon:
Optimize your performance and enjoyment of the race. Here you’ll find guidance from our Sports Nutritionist.
Frequently asked questions: Answered by Dr Jann Killops, Race doctor, Mediclinic – the official medical partner to the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Question: Can I run when I have the flu? Answer: The most common cause of flu is a viral upper respiratory tract infection. If you have mild symptoms such as a runny nose and […]
Do you believe in playing fair? Are you a supporter of drug-free sport? Take the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport’s “I Play Fair” pledge now to show your commitment to competing clean. All you need to do is go to http://www.drugfreesport.org.za/, click on the I Play Fair tag and fill in the details as requested. […]
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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is the proud and gracious hostess of one of the world’s most irresistible City Marathons. To ensure you reach your goal and achieve your time we have created a quick reference time guideline for you
Be well-prepared to run a good, healthy race. Here you’ll find guidance from our Sports Science experts.
As a matter of safety and precaution, the following Medical Services are available to participants and spectators/
Entrants to the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon events need to know and agree to abide by the Race Rules
The City of Cape Town endorses the safe participation of runners and spectators in the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon events. Several road closures will take place over the 16th and 17st of September.
ROUTE: The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is one of the world’s irresistible Gold Label City Marathons. Experience the route of Africa’s extraordinary Mother City as you rise to the heroic challenge of athletics most celebrated race – the classic Olympic distance of 42.2 km. The race starts at the world famed tourist destination the V&A […]
The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Registration and EXPO will take place at The Lookout that is situated in the Waterfront of Cape Town. Experience the magnificent outlook from the terraces of the glass-sided venue, of iconic landmarks including Cape Town Stadium, Table Bay, Lion’s Head, Robben Island, and of course, the magnificent Table Mountain. Be […]
In the event that a runner is not able to register and collect in person, a third party can be appointed…
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The professional athlete program
Spectators, families and friends are a vital part of our Sanlam Cape Town Marathon community.