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What to know before the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon:

Medical and associated advice

    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 […]

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Training Programs

Be well-prepared to run a good, healthy race. Here you’ll find guidance from our Sports Science experts.

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Route Tour & Map

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 […]

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Race Rules

Entrants to the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon events need to know and agree to abide by the Race Rules

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Registration and Expo

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Registration and EXPO will take place at the Century City Conference Centre. Century City is strategically located on the N1 highway, just a few minutes from Cape Town CBD. Century City is centrally located in relation to the greater Cape Town metropole, with easy access from the CBD, the popular Victoria and […]

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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 Pace Chart

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

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Road Closures & Parking

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.

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Medical Services

As a matter of safety and precaution, the following Medical Services are available to participants and spectators/

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