Africa’s our home. This is our race.

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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 Gold label status marathon, 5km & 10km Peace road runs, and two new trail runs - 46km and 22km trails.
sanlam cape town marathon 2021
sanlam cape town marathon 2021

Africa’s most visited and celebrated city.

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

For all athletes great and small.

The race for athletes who aim to achieve fast times, and for first-timers who want to finish their inaugural marathon. 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.