Virtual Events

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.

Quick Facts

RACE DAY

  • The Virtual Marathon takes place on Sunday, 18 October.
  • You must run with the Virtual Marathon app, which will track your progress as if you are running the actual race route.

START

  • The race starts at 06h30, your local time (no time zone adjustment is required)

CUT-OFF TIME

  • There is no cut-off time for the Virtual Marathon.
  • You are required to finish the race in 7 hours to receive an official result
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General Information

The Virtual Marathon is open to all athletes aged 20 and over.

ENTRIES

  • Online entries close on 14 October 2020.
  • Manual entries will not be facilitated.
  • No upgrades, downgrades or substitutions will be facilitated.

VIRTUAL RACE RULES

  • Please read the Virtual Race Rules.

TIMING

Athletes will receive a race number, and will be tracked through the Virtual Marathon App. 

RUN GREEN

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon cares for the environment, and running a Virtual Marathon is no different. As you commit to the challenge of running a Virtual Marathon, so too do we want you to commit to running a clean race by not littering.

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Entry Fees

SA Runners: R180

African Runners: R220

International Runners: R300

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Race Rules

Please view our Virtual Marathon Race Rules for all participants.

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FAQs

We have the answer to all your questions.

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