AFRICA’S only Gold status label marathon, the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is upon us once more. Taking place in Cape Town South Africa, the marathon has attracted professional athletes and fitness enthusiasts from all over the continent and the world. With over 23 international running clubs, including a world class elite field of athletes and over 11 000 runners in attendance, the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is Africa’s most prestigious event.
Commonwealth champion Helalia Johannes together with Sanlam Coastal Marathon Winners, Ottilie Aimwata and Mynhardt Kauanivi will represent Namibia in the 42.2 marathon.
The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon offers three different categories namely the 5km fun walk, the 10 km race and the 42km marathon.
As part of the marathon, one lucky father and daughter could win an all-expense paid trip to Cape Town to participate in any of the of the marathon categories. That is, the 5km fun walk, the 10km run or the 42km marathon. In order to qualify interested participants can post a photo or video on the Sanlam Facebook page (https://www. facebook.com/Sanlam-Namibia) using the hashtag #SanlamCapeTownMarathon. The winner will be announced on Monday, 17 September 2018.
Sanlam Marketing and Communications Manager, Hilaria Graig, says the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon continues to grow and attract athletes from all over the world. She said the father and daughter competition is Sanlam’s way of giving back to the community, promoting father and daughter relationships while promoting the marathon at the same time. The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon will take place on Saturday, 22 September and Sunday, 23 September 2018.
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