Sanlam Cape Town Marathon 2019

WHO ARE WE

Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is brought to you by a partnership between Western Province Athletics (WPA), ASEM Running and the City of Cape Town, it is endorsed by Elana Meyer and Francois Pienaar, two of South Africa’s most celebrated sporting greats.

VISION

Sanlam Cape Town Marathon has a vision of becoming one of the rare World Marathon Majors.  We believe that the Mother City, Cape Town, is the ideal host for an iconic African city marathon that showcases the continent’s remarkable talent for long-distance running.

MISSION

Sanlam Cape Town Marathon aims to deliver a prestigious, sustainable, all-inclusive city marathon event that brings together world runners from elite athletes to wheelchair racers, as well as social and first-time runners, for an exceptional, world-class marathon experience.

42.2km

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon takes place on Sunday, 15th September, 2019

  • Race starts at 06h40
  • Start: Beach Road, corner of Granger Bay and Beach Road, Green Point, Cape Town
  • Finish: Vlei Road, Cape Town Stadium precinct, Green Point
  • Cut off time – Duration is 6 hours 30 minutes

10km Peace Run

The Sanlam Cape Town 10km PEACE Run takes place on Sunday, 15th September, 2019

  • Race starts at 07h30
  • Peace proceedings at 07h10
  • Start: Fritz Sonnenberg Road, Green Point, Cape Town
  • Finish: Vlei Road, Cape Town Stadium Precinct, Green Point
  • Cut off time – Duration is 2 hours – this will be strictly monitored

22km Peace Trail Run

  • Takes place on Saturday, 14th September, 2019
  • The PEACE TRAIL 22km starts at 07h30
  • Start: Vlei Road, Green Point
  • Finish: Vlei Road, Cape Town Stadium precinct
  • The race is limited to 500 athletes
  • Cut off time – Duration is 4.5 hours – finishing at 12h30

12km Peace Trail Run

  • Takes place on Saturday, 14th September, 2019
  • The PEACE TRAIL 12km starts at 08h15
  • Start: Vlei Road, Green Point
  • Finish: Vlei Road, Cape Town Stadium Presinct, Green Point
  • Entries are limited to 500 runners
  • Cut off time – Duration is 4h15 hours – finishing latest at 12h30

5km Peace Run

  • Takes place on Saturday, 14th September, 2019
  • Race starts time: 08h30
  • Route starts in Stephan Way and finishes at Vlei Road, Cape Town Stadium Precinct, Green Point
  • Cut-off time – Duration is 1 hour

Drug Free Sport

Do you believe in playing fair? Are you a supporter of drug-free sport? Take the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport’s “I Play Fair” pledge now to show your commitment to competing clean. All you need to do is go to http://www.drugfreesport.org.za/, click on the I Play Fair tag and fill in the details as requested. By doing so you will say no to doping.

Finish Area

VLEI ROAD AND SHARED FIELDS, GREEN POINT

The finish area for all races takes place in Vlei Road, Green Point – GPS Co-ordinates: 33°54’21.07”S; 18°24’25.21”E

The finish area offers the following facilities:

  • Food and refreshment vendors
  • Mitchells Brewery
  • Mediclinic Medical Tent
  • Fedhealth and Deep Heat Massage Tent
  • VIP and Corporate Hospitality
  • Century City Conference Centre Media / Press Tent
  • Toilets
  • Pickfords Tog Bag Facilities
  • Club and Charity Gazebo’s
  • Live Commentary, TV Coverage on Big Screen

PRIZE GIVING

Prize giving will be for the top three men and wom­en directly after the top three winners have fin­ished. All other prizes (including team prizes and age group prizes) will be awarded later electroni­cally and individually.

ACCESS INTO RESTRICTED FINISH AREA

As per IAAF standards no team managers or unau­thorised officials will be allowed into the finish area. This will be strictly enforced.

SHOWERS

Please note that due to the severe water restric­tions being experienced in Cape Town, there will be no shower facilities. We hope you understand.

Start Times

Marathon – 42.2km

15/09/2019

start: 06h40

cut off: 6h30min

 

10km PEACE RUN

15/09/2019

start: 07h30

cut off: 2h00min

 

22km Peace Trail Run

14/09/2019

start: 07h30

cut off: 12h30

 

12km Peace Trail Run

14/09/2019

start: 08h15

cut off: 12h30

 

5km peace run

14/09/2019

start: 08h30

cut off: 1 hour

Finish Venue

Vlei Road, Green Point, Cape Town

Number Collection

Number collection / expo venue:

The Century City Conference Centre, 13th and 14th September 2019.

Bring proof of entry, payment and ID to registration.

Personal Seconding

No mobile seconding will be permitted. This rule will be strictly enforced with no mobile seconds of any description allowed on the route. Any transgressions will lead to disqualification. A runner may be handed sustenance by a seconder using the stand and hand rule. No other seconding is permitted. See Rules and Information.

Water Points

Yes, we have water points on average every 5km.

 

Litter

PLEASE DO NOT THROW YOUR LITTER. THROW IT IN THE BINS PROVIDED.

 

Finish Area

There will be music at the finish, and sometimes live entertainment will be provided. There is an hospitality tent, with shade and food available as well as a masseur at an additional cost (this should be booked at the time of entering). A number of stalls and stands at the finish will sell food, drinks etc.

Tog Bag

There will be a tog bag tent near the start line. Do not leave anything valuable in your tog bag please.

MARATHON 42.2km – The Mother City welcomes you

Entries opening 1 February 2019

Event Date Sunday, 15th Sep 2019
06:40:00

ENTRIES opening on 1st February 2019

VIEW INTERACTIVE ROUTE MAP POWERED BY KARTOZA 

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon (42.2km) 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 beauty of Cape Town’s mountains and sea, as well as many of the city’s great attractions.

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.  The route is wheelchair-friendly, and the 6 hour 30 minute cut-off time can accommodate the social runner.

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Quick Facts

Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Event Records: 

  • Men: 02:08:31 (2018) – Stephen Mokoka (South Africa)
  • Women: 02:29:28 (2018) – Helalia Johannes (Namibia)

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon takes place on Sunday, 15th September, 2019

  • Race starts at 06h40
  • Start: Beach Road, corner of Granger Bay and Beach Road, Green Point, Cape Town
  • Finish: Vlei Road, Cape Town Stadium precinct, Green Point
  • Cut off time – Duration is 6 hours 30 minutes

CUT OFF TIMES:

Due to IAAF requirements the race organisers will be strictly enforcing cut-off times in certain locations. There will be pick up busses for all athletes that do not make the cut-off times at the following points. Roving pick-ups will also take place.

  • At 10.1km (Cnr Helen Suzman and Buitengracht Str) – 08h15
  • At 18.7km (Water station 6; Pick n Pay Observatory, Main Road) – 09h40
  • At 29km (Water Station 10; Rondebosch Common on Milner Road opposite Balfour Road) – 11h10
  • At 35.9km (Water Station 13, Albert Road outside Biscuit Mill) – 12h20
  • At 38.5km (Water Station 14; Newcastle Road, outside Castle) – 12h48
  • At Finish Line: 6h30
  • The Marathon is a closed event consisting of 11 000 runners

ENTRY FEES – click here for full details of the entry fees 

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Open to elite athletes; registered and unregistered runners, as well as wheelchair racers of 20 years of age and over
  • Rewards include prize money, goodie bags, giveaways and medals
  • Payment of Prize money: Money will only be transferred once full doping results are received
  • Timing chips are being used and will be placed on the back of your race number – please note if chip is tampered with no result or position will be recorded.
  • On-line Entries close at midnight on 26th August 2019, or when the maximum entry limit has been reached.  NO LATE ENTRIES accepted.
  • Manual entries close on 16th August 2019, or when the maximum entry limit has been reached. NO LATE ENTRIES accepted.
  • Voucher entries close on 31st August 2019. NO LATE VOUCHER ENTRIES accepted.
  • Substitutions will be done until 26th AUGUST 2019. No refunds will be processed. An admin fee will be charged for substitution entries
  • No upgrades or downgrades will be processed.
  • REGISTRATION and collection of race numbers takes place on the 13th & 14th September at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon EXPO & Registration at the Century City Conference Centre
  • RUN GREEN: The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon event is a climate neutral event. We are encouraging all runners to help us support the #RunGreen campaign.
  • RACE RULES: Entrants undertake to abide by the RACE RULES 
  • Athletes are able to off-set their carbon footprint by taking the #RUN4CHANGE pledge – OFF-SET YOUR TRAVEL CARBON FOOTPRINT
  • Qualifying race for 2020 Old Mutual Two Oceans, Comrades Ultra-Marathons and several IAAF accredited marathons around the world

CLICK HERE MARATHON PAP FIELD APPLICATION

CLICK HERE PRIZE MONEY, TIME & SOUTH AFRICAN  INCENTIVES

CLICK HERE RULES FOR ATHLETE REPRESENTATIVES Should the AR not comply with these rules the Cape Town Marathon reserves their rights to report the AR to the IAAF and ASA should they not comply.

CLICK HERE RACE RULES

TRACK YOUR MARATHON RUNNER

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon proudly presents RTRT.me, a real time tracking service for all of the 42.2km marathon runners.

STEP ONE: Download app: http://rtrt.me/app/ctm  Athletes and supporters will be able to track their marathon runners progress (splits will be provid­ed every 5km) by uploading the RTRT.me app onto their phone – go to http://rtrt.me/app/ctm for download. Once the RTRT.me app is down­loaded onto your mobile device, open the app and follow the instructions below:

STEP TWO: UNDER SEACH PARTIPANTS CATEGORY: Enter participants name or race number – select your runner. Once the runner is downloaded onto the RTRT.me app on your phone, you can follow their progress.

ROUTE:

ROUTE PROFILE:

START:

10km PEACE RUN – Run for Peace in the Mother City

Entries opening 1 February 2019

Event Date Sunday, 15th Sep 2019
07:30:00

PLEASE NOTE: Peace Proceedings start at 07h10.

VIEW INTERACTIVE MAP POWERED BY KARTOZA 

Cape Town is the proud and gracious hostess of an international 10km PEACE Run / Walk. We challenge you to experience Africa’s beautiful Mother City as never before, by running for PEACE in the Sanlam Cape Town 10km PEACE RUN.

Join the global community of thousands of people in countries across the world, who traditionally come together to run 10km races to commemorate the United Nation’s International Day of Peace.

This heartfelt and unifying 10km PEACE RUN is open to all runners ranging across elite athletes to social runners / walkers.  The 10km PEACE RUN provides a flat and fast route, where you will be able to take in the natural beauty of the Atlantic seaboard.  By running this event you will experience the vibrant spirit of the Cape Town community in a unique way and also contribute towards PEACE.

The two hour cut-off time can accommodate walkers.

ALL RUNNERS WILL RECEIVE

  • An event goodie bag
  • A medal on completion

For Sanlam Cape Town 10km Peace Run interactive map – CLICK HERE

Quick Facts

Sanlam Cape Town 10km Records:
Men: 00:28:28 (2016) – Nkhasi Namakoe – RSA
Women: 00:32:44 (2016) – Helalia Johannes – Namibia

The Sanlam Cape Town 10km PEACE Run takes place on Sunday, 15th September, 2019

  • Race starts at 07h30
  • Peace proceedings at 07h10
  • Start: Fritz Sonnenberg Road, Green Point, Cape Town
  • Finish: Vlei Road, Cape Town Stadium Precinct, Green Point
  • Cut off time – Duration is 2 hours – this will be strictly monitored
  • Open to elite athletes; registered and unregistered runners of 14 years of age and over
  • Time Chips: A temporary chip is included in the race fee and will be supplied at registration.
  • On-line Entries close at midnight on 26th August 2019, or when the maximum entry limit has been reached.  NO LATE ENTRIES accepted.
  • Manual entries close on 16th August 2019, or when the maximum entry limit has been reached. NO LATE ENTRIES accepted.
  • Voucher entries close on 31st August 2019. NO LATE VOUCHER ENTRIES accepted.
  • Substitutions will be done until 26th AUGUST 2019. No refunds will be processed. An admin fee will be charged for substitution entries
  • No upgrades or downgrades will be processed.
  • ENTRY FEES – click here for full details of the entry fees 
  • REGISTRATION and collection of race numbers takes place on the 13th & 14th September at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon EXPO & Registration at the Century City Conference Centre
  • RUN GREEN: The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon event is a climate neutral
    event. We are encouraging all runners to help us support the #RunGreen
    campaign. OFF SET YOUR TRAVEL CARBON FOOTPRINT AND TAKE THE GREEN PLEDGE
  • PRIZE MONEY: – click here for further information
  • Rewards include prize money, goodie bags, giveaways and medals
  • Payment of Prize money: Money will only be transferred once full doping results are received
  • RACE RULES: Entrants undertake to abide by the RACE RULES 

 

 

 

22km PEACE TRAIL RUN – Run wild in the Mother City

Entries opening 1 February 2019

Event Date Saturday, 14th Sep 2019
07:30:00

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ENTRIES CLOSED

 

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.

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Quick Facts

  • Takes place on Saturday, 14th September, 2019
  • The PEACE TRAIL 22km starts at 07h30
  • Start: Vlei Road, Green Point
  • Finish: Vlei Road, Cape Town Stadium precinct
  • The race is limited to 500 athletes
  • Cut off time – Duration is 4.5 hours – finishing at 12h30
  • Open to elite athletes; registered and unregistered runners of 18 years of age and over
  • On-line Entries close at midnight on 26th August 2019, or when the maximum entry limit of 500 entries has been reached.  NO LATE ENTRIES accepted.
  • Voucher entries close on 31st August 2019. NO LATE VOUCHER ENTRIES accepted.
  • Substitutions will be done until 26th AUGUST 2019. No refunds will be processed. An admin fee will be charged for substitution entries
  • No upgrades or downgrades will be processed.
  • ENTRY FEES – click here for full details of the entry fees 
  • REGISTRATION and collection of race numbers takes place on the 13th September at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon EXPO & Registration at the Century City Conference Centre
  • RUN GREEN: The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon event is a climate neutral
    event. We are encouraging all runners to help us support the #RunGreen
    campaign. OFF SET YOUR TRAVEL CARBON FOOTPRINT AND TAKE THE GREEN PLEDGE
  • PRIZE MONEY: – click here for further information
  • Rewards include prize money, goodie bags, giveaways and medals
  • Payment of Prize money: Money will only be transferred once full doping results are received
  • RACE RULES: Entrants undertake to abide by the RACE RULES 

Route Map

 

 

 

 

12km PEACE TRAIL RUN

Entries opening 1 February 2019

Event Date Saturday, 14th Sep 2019
08:15:00

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ENTRIES ARE CLOSED 

Cape Town uniquely boasts the spectacular, natural mountain environment of the Table Mountain National Park within its central city limits.  The 12 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.
sanparks

Quick Facts

  • Takes place on Saturday, 14th September, 2019
  • The PEACE TRAIL 12km starts at 08h15
  • Start: Vlei Road, Green Point
  • Finish: Vlei Road, Cape Town Stadium Presinct, Green Point
  • Entries are limited to 500 runners
  • Cut off time – Duration is 4h15 hours – finishing latest at 12h30
  • Open to elite athletes; registered and unregistered runners of 18 years of age and over
  • On-line Entries close at midnight on 26th August 2019, or when the maximum entry limit of 500 entries has been reached.  NO LATE ENTRIES accepted.
  • Voucher entries close on 31st August 2019. NO LATE VOUCHER ENTRIES accepted.
  • Substitutions will be done until 26th AUGUST 2019. No refunds will be processed. An admin fee will be charged for substitution entries
  • No upgrades or downgrades will be processed.
  • ENTRY FEES – click here for full details of the entry fees 
  • REGISTRATION and collection of race numbers takes place on the 13th September at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon EXPO & Registration at the Century City Conference Centre
  • RUN GREEN: The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon event is a climate neutral
    event. We are encouraging all runners to help us support the #RunGreen
    campaign. OFF SET YOUR TRAVEL CARBON FOOTPRINT AND TAKE THE GREEN PLEDGE
  • PRIZE MONEY: – click here for further information
  • Rewards include prize money, goodie bags, giveaways  and medals
  • RACE RULES: Entrants undertake to abide by the RACE RULES 

Route Map

 

 

 

 

 

PEACE RUN – Run for peace in the Mother City

Entries opening 1 February 2019

Event Date Saturday, 14th Sep 2019
08:30:00

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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon’s high-spirited 5km Peace Run is a community-building event that opens the race track to all.  It’s the opportunity for families and friends; business, school and other community groups to band together and enjoy being part of one of Africa’s most prestigious athletic events.

The flat route circles the attractive green space of the Green Point Urban Park and Biodiversity Garden. The one hour cut-off time can accommodate walkers.

Quick Facts

  • Takes place on Saturday, 14th September, 2019
  • Race starts time: 08h30
  • Route starts in Stephan Way and finishes at Vlei Road, Cape Town Stadium Precinct, Green Point
  • Cut-off time – Duration is 1 hour
  • Open to all runners including children with adult supervision
  • Rewards include prizes, giveaways and medals
  • On-line Entries close at midnight on 26th August 2019, or when the maximum entry limit of 2500 entries has been reached.  LATE ENTRIES will be accepted at Registration on Friday 13th September 2019.
  • Voucher entries close on 31st August 2019. NO LATE VOUCHER ENTRIES accepted.
  • Substitutions will be done until 26th AUGUST 2019. No refunds will be processed. An admin fee will be charged for substitution entries
  • No upgrades or downgrades will be processed.
  • ENTRY FEES – click here for full details of the entry fees 
  • REGISTRATION and collection of race numbers takes place on the 13th September at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon EXPO & Registration at the Century City Conference Centre
  • RUN GREEN: The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon event is a climate neutral
    event. We are encouraging all runners to help us support the #RunGreen
    campaign. OFF SET YOUR TRAVEL CARBON FOOTPRINT AND TAKE THE GREEN PLEDGE

ROUTE

 

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Registration and EXPO will take place at the Century City Conference Centre (GPS: 33.8958 °S, 18.5052 °E – No. 4 Energy Lane, Bridgeways Precinct, Century City). Century City is strategically located on the N1 highway, just a few minutes from Cape Town CBD. Century City is centrally located in relation to the greater Cape Town metropole, with easy access from the CBD, the popular Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, and the Southern, Northern and West Coast suburbs.

Its situation on the N1 also provides convenient access to the Cape Town International Airport, and the Cape Winelands.

Come and experience the spirit of Cape Town at this unique Sanlam Cape Town Marathon exhibition event.

EXPO HOURS

  • Friday 21st September 2018: 9am – 7pm
  • Saturday 22nd September 2018: 9am – 5pm

EXPO EVENT

  • Registration for athletes
  • Event Shop
  • Exhibition & Activations
  • Goodie bags collection for pre-race registered runners
  • Live Entertainment
  • Market on the Square

Should you wish to be part of the EXPO please contact Liezle Bothma at liezle@conker.co.za or phone 031-3122990

Entry Fees – Vat Inclusive

INTERNATIONAL ENTRY FEES (VAT Incl): AFRICA

  • MARATHON 42.2km: R660 – Includes race entry, temporary registration as athlete in SA, timing Chip & ASICS shirt
  • PEACE 10km: R330 – Includes race entry, temporary registration as athlete in SA & timing Chip
  • 22km PEACE TRAIL: R1000 – Includes race entry, temporary registration as athlete in SA, timing Chip & ASICS shirt
  • 12KM PEACE TRAIL: R600 – Includes race entry, temporary registration as athlete in SA & timing Chip

INTERNATIONAL ENTRY FEES (VAT incl): REST OF WORLD

  • MARATHON 42.2km: R1100 – Inclusive race entry, temporary registration as athlete in SA, timing Chip & ASICS shirt
  • PEACE 10km: R550 – Inclusive race entry, temporary registration as athlete in SA & time Chip
  • 22km PEACE TRAIL: R1000 – Includes race entry, temporary registration as athlete in SA, timing Chip & ASICS shirt
  • 12KM PEACE TRAIL: R600 – Includes race entry, temporary registration as athlete in SA & timing Chip

LOCAL ENTRY FEES (VAT Incl):

  • MARATHON 42.2km:
    • Licenced Runners: R270 – Includes race entry, timing Chip & ASICS shirt
    • Unlicenced Runners: R340 – Includes race entry, temporary licence, timing Chip & ASICS shirt
    • Sanlam Cape Town Marathon event shirt: R230
  • PEACE 10km: 
    • Licenced Runners: R110 (adults) and R95 (juniors) – Includes race entry & timing Chip
    • Unlicenced Runners: R150 (adults) and R120 (juniors) – Includes race entry, temporary licence & timing Chip
    • Sanlam Cape Town Marathon event shirt: R230
  • PEACE 12km TRAIL RUN: 
    • R320 – Includes race entry & SANParks entry fee
    • Sanlam Cape Town Marathon event shirt: R230
  • PEACE 22km TRAIL RUN: 
    • R530 – Includes race entry, SANParks entry fee & ASICS shirt
    • Sanlam Cape Town Marathon event shirt: R230
  • PEACE 5km RUN: 
    • R70 – Includes race entry & timing chip
    • Sanlam Cape Town Marathon event shirt: R230

All entrants agree that the information that the information that they have supplied is true and correct. That they are in good health, are physically fit and trained to participate in and understand the risks associated with the event. They agree to abide by all the rules and conditions of the event and accept that they enter and participate at their own risk and fully indemnify the organisers, ASA, WPA, all sponsors and partners, volunteer groups, medical personal and any or all other parties from any direct or indirect loss of damage, however caused, arrising from their participation in the event, or related to the event. They grand permission in terms of section 51 of the electronics communication transactions act 25 of 2002, to use their name, race information, photographs, video tapes, broadcasts, telecasts in which they may appear free of charge. They accept that their personal information will remain confidential and consent to same being shared with the parties involved in the organisation of the event for purposes of registration, timing, medical care, IAAF world rankings, World Marathon Majors age group rankings and promotional activities related to the event.

Supporters Guide

SPECTATOR EXPERIENCE

The marathon is a long personal journey into the very centre of the soul. Marathon runners feed on YOUR encouragement to get them over the line. Many are far away from home, visitors to this beautiful city – be one of the many enthusiastic ambassadors welcoming and encouraging them. All you need is music, dance, entertainment or cheering to make their experience an unforgettable one. And we’ve made it so easy for you.

To take part, simply make your way to one of the specially created SANLAM CAPE TOWN MARATHON SPECTATOR ZONES at the following points and bring the “Gees” of Cape Town to support the runners

  1. Sea Point Swimming Pool (4km)
  2. City Hall & Grand Parade (13.8km)
  3. Victoria Road, Woodstock (16.5km)
  4. Observatory Main Road (18.7km) (Observatory Pick ’n Pay Centre)
  5. Rondebosch Main Road (20.8km)
  6. Half way supporter zone (Newlands Main Road outside Groote Schuur Residence) (21.1km)
  7. Newlands supporter zone (Newlands swimming pool area) (22.4km)
  8. Newlands supporter zone (opposite Newlands Cricket ground) (23.4km)
  9. Rondebosch Campground Road / Sandown Road (25.7km)
  10. Rondebosch Common – Park Road (28.5km)
  11. Rondebosch Common – opposite Red Cross Children’s Hospital (29.7km)
  12. Rondebosch Common – near Rustenburg Girls High (30.8km)
  13. Liesbeek Parkway – at Durban road intersection (32.6km)
  14. Liesbeek Parkway opposite Hartleyvale (33.7km)
  15. Salt River Circle and Biscuit Mill (36km)
  16. Strand Street – Good Hope Centre (38.7km)
  17. Bree Street supporter zone – going over bridge & Prestwich Museum area (40km)
  18. Somerset Road, Green Point Fanwalk (41km)
  19. Finish: Vlei Road, Green Point

So, grab a cuppa and join those wonderful Capetonians that make this city such an awesome place to live – those who have taken up the initiative in creating these spectator zones: the communities, the sponsors, the needy charities and now you our unofficial ambassador!

To witness one of Africa’s iconic city marathons, all you need to do is SHOW UP and SHOUT! To find out more about the spectator GEES competition CLICK HERE

LIVE TV – SABC2

If you are unable to make it to a Spectator Zone, be sure not to miss out as the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon will be broadcasted live on the 23rd September 2018 from 06h30 on SABC2

STREAMING LIVE

You will also be able to view the event through live streaming of the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon website – www.capetownmarathon.com

TRACK YOUR MARATHON RUNNER

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon proudly presents RTRT.me, a real time tracking service for all of the 42.2km marathon runners.

STEP ONE:

Download app: http://rtrt.me/app/ctm

Athletes and supporters will be able to track their marathon runners progress (splits will be provid­ed every 5km) by uploading the RTRT.me app onto their phone – go to http://rtrt.me/app/ctm for download. Once the RTRT.me app is down­loaded onto your mobile device, open the app and follow the instructions below:

STEP TWO:

UNDER SEACH PARTIPANTS CATEGORY: Enter participants name or race number – select your runner.

Once the runner is downloaded onto the RTRT.me app on your phone, you can follow their progress.

MEDICAL:Mediclinic  and ER24 are our medical partners and will be looking after you on race day.Mediclinic are our medical partners, and will be looking after you on race day. For any medical emergencies call 021 417 4150.Information relating to runners who have been admitted to the medical tent will be available at the information centre, located on the field at the finish.

Mediclinic & ER24 Medical Points & Deep Heat Massage zones will be located at the following points along the marathon route:

  • At 21.1km on Main Road Rondebosch outside Groote Schuur residence
  • At 33.8km on Liesbeek Parkway opposite Hartleyvale stadium in Observatory
  • At 40.2km on Chiappini Street next to the Prestwich Museum

 

There will be a full medical and massage tent at the finish. Several mobile ER24 ambulances or Medical Personnel will be stationed approximately every 5km along the route.

  • There will be a full medical tent at the finish.
  • Several mobile ambulances or Medical Personnel will be stationed approximately every 5km along the route.

PEACE TRAIL RUNS:

  • Static Point and ambulance at Kramat on Signal Hill
  • In the Greenpoint area we will have a mobile doctor vehicle to cover the shorter routes.
  • A full medical tent will be at finish.  At the finish line we will also have a medic on a golf cart to assist with any potential collapses and bring them to the race hospital

Third Party Race Pack Collection Authorisation

All runners must register and collect their race packs prior to the race at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Exhibition. The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Registration and EXPO will take place at the Century City Conference Centre. Century City is strategically located on the N1 highway, just a few minutes from Cape Town CBD. Century City is centrally located in relation to the greater Cape Town metropole, with easy access from the CBD, the popular Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, and the Southern, Northern and West Coast suburbs.

Its situation on the N1 also provides convenient access to the Cape Town International Airport, and the Cape Winelands.

Come and experience the spirit of Cape Town at this unique Sanlam Cape Town Marathon exhibition event.

EXPO HOURS:

  • Friday 21st September 2018: 9am – 7pm
  • Saturday 22nd September 2018: 9am – 5pm

 

In the event that a runner is not able to register and collect in person, a third party can be appointed. In order to assign a third party please download and complete the Third Party Authorisation form and bring all necessary documents required to Cape Town Marathon Registration at the Century City Conference Centre.

Download: CAPE TOWN MARATHON – Third Party collection authorization 2018

ROUTE:

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is one of the world’s irresistible Gold Label City Marathons.  Experience the route of Africa’s extraordinary Mother City as you rise to the heroic challenge of athletics most celebrated race – the classic Olympic distance of 42.2 km.

The race starts at the world famed tourist destination the V&A Waterfront. A flat, fast start along the Atlantic Seaboard, it follows trendy Mouille-Point and Sea Point beach-front running to the sound of the crashing waves on the Sea Point promenade. You then return under the beautiful backdrop of Signal Hill, into Cape Town’s City Centre. Weaving your way through the cities eclectic mix of modern skyscrapers and historical landmarks, runners can expect a fast pace and welcome roadside encouragement as you run past her historical landmarks of Long Street, Mount Nelson Hotel, South African National Gallery, South African Holocaust Museum, St Mary’s Cathedral, Houses of Parliament, City Gardens, City Hall, District Six and the Castle of Good Hope to mention a few.

You leave the City, heading towards the leafy Suburbs of Woodstock, Observatory, Mowbray, Rondebosch and Newlands, always under the gaze of majestic Table Mountain. Be sure to enjoy the iconic Groote Schuur Hospital, world-ranked University of Cape Town, President’s Groote Schuur Residence, Newlands Swimming Pool, Newlands Test Cricket ground, past several schools including Rustenberg Girls, Westerford High, San Souci Girls High, Groote Schuur, Rondebosch Boys and Bishops Diocesan College before you reach the historic Rondebosch Common.

Turning back to the City alongside the Liesbeek River, you enter the vibrant, eclectic suburb of Woodstock, with her mix of craft breweries, the famous Biscuit Mill, several churches and restaurants. Expect a lot of advice and encouragement from the locals. This affords you incredible panoramic views of Table Mountain as you journey back to the City Centre.

The city is now awake, and you experience her unique rhythm, the salty sea smell, the incredible Capetonian support as you run along the World Cup 2010 Fanwalk towards the Cape Town Stadium. Your 42,2 km journey of the Mother City ends in the shadow of Signal Hill at Vlei Road outside the Green Point athletics stadium where 1000’s of spectators, runners and entertainers merge into a carnival of food, drink and celebration.

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ROAD CLOSURES:

Please take note of the following road closures in and around the start and finish areas. It is critical to get to the start early to avoid traffic congestion. The following roads will be effected or experience disruptions on the 22nd & 23rd September 2018.

FOR FULL DOWNLOAD OF ROAD CLOSURES: Sanlam Cape Town Marathon 2018 ROAD CLOSURES

PARKING & TRANSPORT:

If you are coming to the event in your own vehicle, allow enough time (cater for heavy traffic in the area), do not park illegally and ensure that you have a plan as to where you will park. The Traffic Police will enforce the law and will issue fines, and may tow away vehicles that are illegally parked.

FREE MYCITI SHUTTLE – SUNDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER 2019 ONLY

A free MyCiTi shuttle service will run between the Civic Centre and the Stadium Stations from 04h45 to 06h15 every 5 minutes and from 08h30-14h00 every 20 minutes for the return journey. Marshalls at the Stadium Station will direct runners to their appropriate starting points. Please note that this is a free service. This option means that you can find parking and gain quick, easy access to the start and back to your vehicle later.

Parking facilities have been provided for at Civic Centre.

Eating is prohibited on the busses.

Saturday 14th September 2019

Cars may be parked in the parking areas in and around the Green Point Common.  Participants can also park at the V&A Waterfront, which is paid parking.

Sunday 15th September 2019

Free parking – Cars may park P1, P2, P10 & P13 parking areas in and around the Green Point Common (PLEASE NOTE: Many of the roads in this area will be closed from 06:00am onwards, so arrive early as parking will fill up on a first-come-first-serve basis.

  • P1 & P2 – Due to the road closures around the blue and yellow start areas P1 & P2 access is ONLY from Portswood Rd into Fort Wynyard Rd directly into the P1 entrance (via P2 parking area). This access will close as soon as parking area is full, estimated to be before 6am.
  • P10 – access via Bill Peters
  • P13 – via Somerset / Main Road, Green Point

Paid parking – Participants can also park at the V&A Waterfront, which will be for their own account.

No Parking

Please note that no parking is allowed in Beach Road, Haul Road, Granger Bay Boulevard, Fort Wynyard, Portswood Road, P4, P6, P12, parking in front of Gallows Hill & Prestwich Street.

 ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORT:

UBER: This year the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon collaborates with UBER, look out for the special Sanlam Reality UBER vehicles that offer a special deal. UBER Drop off & Pick Up points will be placed in Somerset / Main Road, Green Point opposite the entrance to Vlei Road.

TRACK YOUR MARATHON RUNNER

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon proudly presents RTRT.me, a real time tracking service for all of the 42.2km marathon runners.

STEP ONE:

Download app: http://rtrt.me/app/ctm

Athletes and supporters will be able to track their marathon runners progress (splits will be provid­ed every 5km) by uploading the RTRT.me app onto their phone – go to http://rtrt.me/app/ctm for download. Once the RTRT.me app is down­loaded onto your mobile device, open the app and follow the instructions below:

STEP TWO:

UNDER SEACH PARTIPANTS CATEGORY: Enter participants name or race number – select your runner.

Once the runner is downloaded onto the RTRT.me app on your phone, you can follow their progress.

Your Timing chip has been placed on the front of your race number.

The race number must be worn on the front of your vest and visible at the finish line.

There is a foam backing on the back of the race number.

Please do not remove the timing chip and foam strip from the race number – doing so will result in NO finish time.

For safety and timing purposes, ONLY the person assigned to this race number may use it.

For all results or results queries please call 021 511 7130 or email timing@topevents.co.za

Prizes – Men and Women

STANDARD PUBLISHED POSITION PRIZES

MARATHON TIME INCENTIVE PRIZE MONEY:

Please note: The that the marathon incentive prize money is not cumulative but “best of” and that payments will be made only to the highest label time achieved

  •  IAAF TIER 1 TIME BASED INCENTIVE 

All Athletes who reach IAAF Tier 1 based incentive marathon times within the 2019 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon will qualify for a bonus of R25,000. IAAF TIER 1 TIME BASED INCENTIVE TIMES: MARATHON: Men: Sub: 2:08 and Women: Sub: 2:23:30

  • IAAF TIER 2 TIME BASED INCENTIVE 

All Athletes who reach IAAF Tier 2 based incentive marathon times within the 2019 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon will qualify for a bonus of R15,000. IAAF TIER 2 TIME BASED INCENTIVE TIMES: MARATHON: Men: Sub: 2:09.30 and Women: Sub: 2:26:17

  • RSA TIER 1 TIME BASED INCENTIVE 

All South African Athletes (must produce confirmation of citizenship) who reach RSA Tier 1 based incentive marathon times within the 2019 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon will qualify for a gold label bonus of R15,000. RSA TIER 1 TIME BASED INCENTIVE TIMES: MARATHON: Men: Sub: 2:11:45 and Women: Sub: 2:30:12

  • RSA TIER 2 TIME BASED INCENTIVE 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All South African Athletes (must produce confirmation of citizenship) who reach RSA Tier 2 based incentive marathon times within the 2019 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon will qualify for a gold label bonus of R10,000. RSA TIER 2 TIME BASED INCENTIVE TIMES: MARATHON: Men: Sub: 2:13:45 and Women: Sub: 2:33:41

 MARATHON RECORD INCENTIVE PRIZE MONEY

  • STANDARD PUBLISHED EVENT RECORD BONUSES     

Record – If the athlete is first in the 2019 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon and breaks the event record for the 42.2km he / she will qualify for an added record bonus of R100,000

Terms and Conditions Apply. These incentives are only applicable to contracted Sanlam Cape Town Marathon PAP field and South African Athletes. These incentives are not applicable for other competitions that may or may not be associated with the event.

SANLAM CAPE TOWN MARATHON PRIZE MONEY PAYMENTS

Payment of all prize-monies for the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon will be made no later than 14 days after receiving the doping test results. Due to the complexity of these results this often takes several months. Payments will only be made via EFT / bank transfer, to the account provided by the athlete themselves, or their duly authorized IAAF Athlete Representative.

* Please note if you are an international athlete, Income Tax will be deducted from the prize money as is required by the South African Revenue Service.  Furthermore certain Athletes and Managers may be required to get SARB approval prior to payment being made. All prizes and incentives are ONLY applicable to contracted Sanlam Cape Town Marathon PAP field and South African Athletes. They are not applicable for athletes from outside of South Africa who are not contracted PAP field athletes or athletes who are from outside of South Africa who are taking part in other competitions that may be associated with the event.

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