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HEALTH FOCUS: MEDICLINICS’ TAKE ON CRAMPING WHILST RUNNING

Do you cramp up while running? This is why – and what you can – and can’t – do about it. ‘The first time I ever experienced a cramp was at night, after a long run. The second time was as I finished a half-marathon when I collected my medal and then fell over. And […]

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CHARITY CORNER:

Charity entries are now open. Why not take on the challenge of running The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon in aid of a charity of your choice? This way you will be improving not only your own physical, mental and emotional state but also that of your beneficiaries. Please see here for link to charities associated […]

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RUN4CHANGE CAMPAIGN – PEACE PLEDGE?

As you may know we are the first 42.2km race on the African continent to receive Gold Label recognition from the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the annual road running festival joins various other top-flight races around the globe in forming a global unification tool. International Day of Sport for Development and Peace #IDSDP2019 […]

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TRAINING FOCUS: PREPARING FOR A MARATHON

“When preparing for a marathon, your focus should be on a combination of speed, strength, and endurance runs. By incorporating speed, your lactate turning point will improve enabling you to race at a more comfortable pace. By incorporating strength, you will avoid injuries and be strong enough to deal with the harshness of the marathon. By […]

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ENTRY & EVENT DETAILS

You can enter any of the SANLAM CAPE TOWN MARATHON events as follows: On-line entries: You can enter directly via www.capetownmarathon.com Manual entries (only for 42.2km, 10km and 5km): These will only be available at the end of February. Entry forms will be available at WPA Offices, at Top Events Offices, at leading Western Cape […]

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Growing international interest in Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

7% foreign visitor increase year-on-year, with over 82 countries represented and an increasing number of novices stepping up from half to full. Cape Town, 27 March 2019 – Organisers of Africa’s only IAAF Gold Label-status multi-award-winning city marathon aim to increase international participation to at least 15% this year. Over eighty countries participated in last […]

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SANLAM CAPE TOWN MARATHON OPENS ENTRIES

Friday, 01 February 2019 marks the opening of entries for Africa’s only IAAF Gold Label status marathon, the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon. The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon has made incredible progress since its relaunch in 2014. In 2018 it was again awarded Gold Label status by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Later that […]

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SOUTH AFRICA’S STEPHEN MOKOKA WINS 2018 SANLAM CAPE TOWN MARATHON

Cape Town, 23 September 2018 – Once again the weather gods smiled on Cape Town as the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon was held in near perfect conditions. And South Africa’s Stephen Mokoka took full advantage of those conditions to destroy arguably the best field yet assembled at Africa’s only IAAF Gold Label Marathon. Mokoka stuck […]

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LESIBA PRECIOUS MASHELE WINS 2018 SANLAM CAPE TOWN MARATHON 10KM PEACE RUN

Cape Town, 23 September 2018 – Lesiba Precious Mashele is rapidly making a name for himself as the leading ‘short distance’ road runner in South Africa after destroying a field that included the likes of hometown favourite Jeromy Andreas and Tumisang Monnatlala to win the 2018 10km PEACE Run/ Walk at the Sanlam Cape Town […]

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SANLAM CAPE TOWN MARATHON 2017

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