Cape Town Marathon

15 10, 2023

Schipper and Rainbow-Cooper Victorious in Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Wheelchair Races

By |2023-10-15T15:31:56+02:00October 15th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Schipper and Rainbow-Cooper Victorious in Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Wheelchair Races

Geert Schipper and Eden Rainbow-Cooper overcame strong fields and difficult conditions to win the second edition of the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon’s wheelchair race. Sunday, 15 October’s, blustery winds did not derail the racers from Netherlands or Great Britain; though they were made to work hard for their victories. South African wheelchair racing legend and [...]

15 10, 2023

Ethiopians Storm to 2023 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Titles

By |2023-10-15T13:18:38+02:00October 15th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Ethiopians Storm to 2023 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Titles

The 2023 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon was won by Ethiopians Adane Kebede Gebre and Tsige Haileslase Abreha on Sunday, 15 October. Windstill conditions on the start line, alongside the DHL Cape Town Stadium in Green Point, belied the gusty nature of the wind on the rest of the course. This slowed the elite men significantly [...]

14 10, 2023

Samantha Reilly Wins 2023 Cape Town Trail Marathon

By |2023-10-14T15:24:09+02:00October 14th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Samantha Reilly Wins 2023 Cape Town Trail Marathon

Samantha Reilly won her biggest trail title at the 2023 Cape Town Trail Marathon; on Saturday, 14 October. The Cape Town local was joined atop the 46 kilometre distance podium by Daniel Claassen, who defeated Kane Reilly to earn his first victory in the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon’s trail race. In the half-marathon distance, Siboniso [...]

14 10, 2023

Adriaan Wildschutt Sets New Peace Run Course Record at Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

By |2023-10-14T11:07:41+02:00October 14th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Adriaan Wildschutt Sets New Peace Run Course Record at Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

South African track star, Adriaan Wildschutt, shattered the 10 kilometre Peace Run course record at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon on Saturday, 14 October 2023. The 25-year-old from Ceres, who has remained in the United States after completing his studies at Florida State, set new South African records over the 3 000, 5 000 and 10 000 metres [...]

13 10, 2023

Racing Towards Africa’s First Major – The 2023 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

By |2023-10-13T14:10:36+02:00October 13th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Racing Towards Africa’s First Major – The 2023 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is on course to progress from Abbott World Marathon Majors Candidate to Africa’s First Major thanks to the 18 000 participants who will toe the start line on 15 October 2023. This number exceeds the 15 000 runner target and is a 6 000 increase from 2022. Excitement levels should thus be sky-high [...]

12 10, 2023

Cape Town Trail Marathon Kicks off Long Weekend of Mother City Running

By |2023-10-13T13:05:36+02:00October 12th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Cape Town Trail Marathon Kicks off Long Weekend of Mother City Running

The Cape Town Trail Marathon, is more than a trail run. It combines with the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon to create a festival of running in the Mother City. A celebration of the beauty of Table Mountain and the healthy lifestyle the massif at the heart of the city inspires. As with the road race, [...]

6 07, 2022

Virgin Active partners with Faces – Elevates 2022 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Experience

By |2022-07-06T21:06:41+02:00July 6th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Virgin Active partners with Faces – Elevates 2022 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Experience

Leading exercise and wellness brand, Virgin Active, has teamed up with the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon as a first-tier sponsor for a three-year deal that extends to 2024. This announcement comes just after the brand announced its title sponsorship of the Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg and Virgin Active Warrior Race Series. These exciting sponsorship [...]

5 07, 2022

Virgin Active partners with Faces in South Africa’s biggest mass-participation sponsorship deal

By |2022-07-06T21:08:34+02:00July 5th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Virgin Active partners with Faces in South Africa’s biggest mass-participation sponsorship deal

Faces, Africa’s mass participation sports event company, announces partnership with leading exercise and wellness brand, Virgin Active, for an initial three-year period. Virgin Active will be the title sponsor of the 947 Ride Joburg and The Warrior Race, as well as a first-tier sponsor of the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon. The newly inked partnerships provide [...]

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