Virtual Events

The Sanlam Cape Town Virtual Marathon brings the iconic marathon to your city, town, and corner of the world, through an immersive and interactive Virtual Race experience.

42.2km Virtual Marathon

The Sanlam Cape Town Virtual Marathon brings the iconic marathon to your city, town, and corner of the world, through an immersive and interactive Virtual Race experience. 

The Virtual Marathon will start at 06h30 (local time) on 18 October. The route you choose to run will transform into a virtual Cape Town Marathon route, with the virtual marathon app tracking you as if you are running the route itself.

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21.1km Virtual Half Marathon

The Sanlam Cape Town Virtual Half Marathon is ready to make history! 

Whether you’re an experienced half marathon runner who has missed out on your favourite race, or a half marathon novice who had big goals for 2020, you can now be part of this world-first global virtual race experience like no other.

The Virtual Half Marathon can be started between 6am and 10am (local time) on 18 October. Through the Virtual Marathon App (launching soon), your immersive and interactive half marathon race experience will make you feel as if you are running through the streets of Cape Town. The App will display your actual route, as well as where you would be in Cape Town at the same distance. Your race progress, speed and running time will also be tracked while you’re on the road.

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10km Virtual Peace Run

The Sanlam Cape Town Virtual Virtual 10km Peace Run / Walk is coming to your doorstep through the Virtual Cape Town Marathon App that will turn your streets and open spaces into a fully immersive 10km Peace Run route experience. 

The 10km Virtual Peace Run will start at 07h30 (local time) on 18 October. The route you choose to run will transform into a virtual Cape Town 10km Virtual Peace Run route, with the virtual marathon app tracking you as if you are running the route itself.

Train and race – within your local lockdown and social distancing regulations – and connect with your global running family on 18 October for a virtual race like no other.

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5km Virtual Peace Run

Calling all runners and walkers: Enter the Sanlam Cape Town Virtual Virtual 5km Peace Run / Walk, and bring the Cape Town 5km Peace Run route to your doorstep through an immersive and interactive virtual race experience. 

Train and participate within your local social distancing regulations, connect in solidarity with your global running family, and be part of a virtual race like no other.

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Race Rules

Entrants into the Virtual Race undertake to abide by the following terms and conditions.

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