Runners will hit the streets of the Mother City for the 2018 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, a fast and furious race known for its flat terrain, unique city centre route and scenic views on Sunday, 23rd of September (other subsidiary runs will take place on Saturday the 22nd of September).

Running the marathon is unique way to experience the gorgeous highlights and the vibrant spirit of one of Africa’s most visited and most celebrated city.  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.


Beach Road, corner of Granger Bay and Beach Road, Green Point, Cape Town


Vlei Road, Cape Town Stadium precinct, Green Point (only a stones throw from never@home)

Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Event Record

Men: 02:08:41 (2016) – Asefa Negewo (Ethiopia)

Women: 02:30:20 (2015) – Isabella Ochichi (Kenya)