Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

The 42.2km Sanlam Cape Town Marathon 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 icon of Cape Town mountain,  the Atlantic Ocean, as well as many of the city’s great attractions from street art, to the Madiba Statue at the City Hall, to the hustle and bustle of Woodstock.

ASA Marathon Championships

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 and most celebrated cities. 

6 hours 30 minute cut-off

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 6 hours 30 minute cut-off time can accommodate the social runner.

Race Entry Terms and Conditions 

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Your attention is drawn in particular to clauses rendered in bold capitals in the terms. What is included is a summary for your convenience and does not form part of the agreement between you and us (Asem Running (Pty) Ltd). It is your responsibility to read the clauses referred to in the document available for download here below.

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2021 Cape Town Marathon Race Entry Terms and Conditions


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