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The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is a prestigious global city race open to running enthusiasts from elite athletes to social runners. This running festival weekend includes the marathon, 5km & 10km Peace road runs, and two trail runs - 46km and 22km trails. 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 spectacular vistas and iconic attractions.
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Africa’s most visited and most celebrated city.

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is home to the ASA Marathon Championships. Running the Marathon is a unique way to experience the gorgeous highlights and the vibrant spirit of one of Africa's most visited cities.

For all athletes great and small.

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon 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 hour 30 minute cut-off time can accommodate the social runner.

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