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United, we can be Africa's first Abbott World Marathon Majors marathon.

14 and 15 October

African Champions Unite
African Champions Unite

United, we can be Africa’s first Abbott World Marathon Majors marathon.

Just like in life, marathons test our resolve and resilience. Whether you’re running or supporting, your participation is a testament to the unwavering spirit of African champions who rise above challenges and push towards greatness. With a collective goal, we can achieve extraordinary things. So let’s embrace our champion spirit and unite on the road to the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon as we strive for Africa's first-ever Major.

Entries are open for the 42.4 km Gold Label Status Road Marathon, 10 km and 5 km Peace Runs, and our exhilarating trail runs – like the 46 km trail marathon, 22 km trail challenge, and a brand new 11 km trail race.

Sign up today and help Africa make history.

Support WWF

Our marathon is set in the most beautiful place. So come together to preserve our natural world by donating what you can towards the World Wide Fund for Nature.


Win 1 of 100 return flights to the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

Sanlam and FlySafair are teaming up to offer registered marathon runners in Gauteng the chance to get closer to the start line with 100 return flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

To enter, complete the form and hit submit.


Champions support champions

Who better to support this year’s runners through to the finish line than Zesande? As the world’s first age-fluid virtual influencer, living a whole lifetime in a day feels like a marathon. With resilience and experience in navigating life’s ups and downs, she’ll be there to support, motivate and remind African runners of their own strength and ability to overcome obstacles. Believe us when we say, she’s trained her whole life for this.

FAQs and Ts & Cs

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For more race information, take a look at our frequently asked questions, and the terms and conditions.

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