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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

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The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon (42.2km) is a prestigious global city race open to a range of running enthusiasts from elite athletes to social runners. Along the spectacular route, you will take in the famous natural beauty of Cape Town’s mountains and sea, as well as many of the city’s great attractions.

Running the marathon is a unique way to experience the gorgeous highlights and the vibrant spirit of one of Africa’s most visited and most celebrated city. It is an ideal race both for athletes who aim to achieve fast times and for first-timers who want to finish their inaugural marathon. The route is wheelchair-friendly, and the 6 hours 30 minute cut-off time can accommodate the social runner.

How to enter the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

  1. Marathon

    Run 42.2km
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  2. 22k Peace Trail run

    Run 22km
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  3. 12k Peace Trail run

    Run 12km
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  4. 10K Peace Run/ Walk

    Run 10km
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  5. 5K Peace Fun Run

    Run 5km
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What’s Included
  • Licensed Runners: R255 – Includes race entry, timing Chip & ASICS shirt
  • Unlicensed Runners: R320 – Includes race entry, temporary licence, timing Chip & ASICS shirt
  • Sanlam Cape Town Marathon (optional extra) event shirt: R220
  • Entry Fees International athletes (VAT incl) – Africa: R660 (includes race entry, timing device, Asics shirt and temporary SA athlete registration)
  • Entry Fees International athletes (VAT incl) – Rest of World: R1100 (includes race entry, timing device, Asics shirt and temporary SA athlete registration)

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