What to know before the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon:
Be well-prepared to run a good, healthy race. Here you’ll find guidance from our Sports Science experts.
The professional athlete program
Spectators, families and friends are a vital part of our Sanlam Cape Town Marathon community.
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 22nd and 23rd of September.
FINISH AREA – for all races
VLEI ROAD AND SHARED FIELDS, GREEN POINT
The finish area for all races takes place in Vlei Road, Green Point – GPS Co-ordinates: 33°54’21.07”S; 18°24’25.21”E
The finish area offers the following facilities:
- Food and refreshment vendors
- Mitchells Brewery
- Mediclinic Medical Tent
- Fedhealth and Deep Heat Massage Tent
- VIP and Corporate Hospitality
- Century City Conference Centre Media / Press Tent
- Pickfords Tog Bag Facilities
- Club and Charity Gazebo’s
- Live Commentary, TV Coverage on Big Screen
Prize giving will be for the top three men and women directly after the top three winners have finished. All other prizes (including team prizes and age group prizes) will be awarded later electronically and individually.
ACCESS INTO RESTRICTED FINISH AREA
As per IAAF standards no team managers or unauthorised officials will be allowed into the finish area. This will be strictly enforced.
Please note that due to the severe water restrictions being experienced in Cape Town, there will be no shower facilities. We hope you understand.
Entrants to the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon events need to know and agree to abide by the Race Rules
As a matter of safety and precaution, the following Medical Services are available to participants and spectators/
STANDARD PUBLISHED POSITION PRIZES MARATHON TIME INCENTIVE PRIZE MONEY: Please note: The that the marathon incentive prize money is not cumulative but “best of” and that payments will be made only to the highest label time achieved IAAF TIER 1 TIME BASED INCENTIVE All Athletes who reach IAAF Tier 1 based incentive marathon times within the 2019 […]
For any medical issues please refer here for contact details. 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 […]
Optimize your performance and enjoyment of the race. Here you’ll find guidance from our Sports Nutritionist.
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In the event that a runner is not able to register and collect in person, a third party can be appointed…
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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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