Entries open for Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

2017-02-14 06:01
Entries are open for this year’s Sanlam Cape Town Marathon in September.

Entries are open for this year’s Sanlam Cape Town Marathon in September.

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Entries are open for this year’s Sanlam Cape Town Marathon which takes place on the weekend of 16 and 17 September.

An opportunity for participants from both South Africa and around the world to run through Cape Town, this city marathon brings with it prize money of more than R2m, the largest sum ever offered in a South African standard marathon.

“You’re warmly invited to be part of this year’s historic festival of running,” says Olympic medallist Elana Meyer, an ambassador of the marathon.

The marathon had a total of 19 336 participants in all the events last year, with the 42.2km marathon having 7939 entrants, a 38% increase in a year.

Only 10 000 runners will get a space in the marathon and 10km this year.

This year’s marathon is managed by a joint partnership between Western Province Athletics (WPA), ASEM Running and the City of Cape Town.

The events are:

. Marathon 42.2km on 17 September starts at 07:00.

. 10km Peace Run/walk on 17 September at 07:10.

. 4.2km Peace Fun run on 16 September at noon.

. 12km and 22km Peace trail runs on 16 September at 07:45 and 07:00.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.


5 top leg exercises for men

Here’s our selection of the five best leg exercises that you can do in the comfort of your own home.


You won't want to miss...

WATCH: Pornhub is giving users free access to premium content this holidays
5 top leg exercises for men
10 best dressed men of 2017
How to open a beer bottle without an opener
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.