Running the Sunlam Cape Town Marathon is unique way to experience the gorgeous highlights and the vibrant spirit of one of Africa’s most visited and most celebrated cities. 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 7 hour cut-off time can accommodate the social runner.
The Sunlam Cape Town Marathon is an IAAF Gold Label event.
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Cape Town uniquely boasts the spectacular, natural mountain environment of the Table Mountain National Park within its central city limits. The 12km and 22km Sanlam Cape Town Peace Trail Runs allow you to rise above the urban environment and gloriously immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of nature as you take to the trails of Signal Hill and Lion’s Head.
You will enjoy stunning city and iconic Table Mountain vistas from the slopes of Signal Hill, as well as breathtaking views over the sweeping Atlantic Ocean from the contour path on Lion’s Head before making the descent to finish at Green Point Stadium.
The start and finish are at Green Point A Track, Green Point.
The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Registration and EXPO will take place at The Lookout, situated in the Waterfront of Cape Town. Experience the magnificent outlook from the terraces of the glass-sided venue, of iconic landmarks including Cape Town Stadium, Table Bay, Lion’s Head, Robben Island, and of course, the magnificent Table Mountain. Be it day or night-time, it’s the breathtaking vistas of the ocean, mountains and city surrounding it, which ensures that this venue is beyond compare. Come and experience the spirit of Cape Town at this unique Sanlam Cape Town Marathon exhibition event. The Lookout venue is situated on Granger Bay Parking Area, in the Waterfront
Friday 15th September 2016: 9am – 7pm
Saturday 16th September 2016: 9am – 5pm
7:00am Beach Road, corner of Granger Bay Road, Green Point, Cape Town. Finish at Green Point A track.
The Half Marathon Peace Trail Run commences at 7:00am Saturday
Mobile ambulances or Medical Personnel will be stationed approximately every 5km along the route. There will be a full medical tent at the finish.
Show your support on the roadside or hop on to our free supporter bus, and cheer along the route. The spectator bus route will take you to several spots where spectators can go and watch and support the runners along the way.
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