Run The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon For Wildlife

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Runners, walkers, and wildlife supporters are invited to participate in the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon on the 16th and 17th Of October 2021 and make their efforts count for more by doing it for the love of animals. 

This festival of running includes a marathon and 5km & 10km Peace road runs. Along the spectacular routes, you will be able take in the famous natural beauty of Cape Town’s mountains and sea – all the places our Wildlife call home. The 5KM & 10KM Peace Runs will be virtual so you can participate along your favourite routes, no matter where you are in the world. Runners who sign up get access to the marathon’s free virtual App so you can experience advanced live GPS tracking, a global leader board, and the vibe of a real race through the app’s dynamic 3D audio that will make you feel like you’re running in the heart of the Mother City.


The Cape’s wildlife are continually under threat. Certain animal species are in conflict with humans, some are exploited for financial gain, threatened by natural disasters and urban sprawl and others, hunted for sport and recreation.

The Cape of Good Hope SPCA Wildlife Department serves a critical role in mitigating this threat by responding to reports of displaced, injured and sick wildlife and investigating reports of cruelty to wild animals. We are committed to our credo that wild animals belong in the wild and our team works to also bring and end to the illegal keeping, import and sale of exotic animals as pets.


Albert Einstein once said, ‘Our task must be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.’ The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon gives you the opportunity to do just this because all funds raised will be going towards our work with wild animals! Plus you get to do it in this awesome branded running shirt!


Pay a deposit of R100 to secure your spot and agree to fundraise an additional:

  • R900 to take part in the 5km and 10km races
  • R1 400 to take part in the 42.2km Marathon
  • Don’t worry, we will be with every step of the way to ensure that you reach your fundraising targets! Plus our top fundraiser will win a Civvio Runners Hamper consisting of 1 x Set of race magnets, 1 x Activity belt, 1 x Hydration pack and 2 x Safety Lights.

PLUS!!!! The first 20 runners signing up to invest in wildlife will each receive a 3 month Running Coach voucher worth 69 Euros. The virtual coach is a program developed by Paula Radcliffe (World Record Holder Marathon), Viktor Röthlin ( European Champion Marathon) and Frank Shorter (Olympic Champion Marathon) and will add great value to your training! 


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We Want to Know All About You!

Please help us to be POPIA compliant by completing this form and then tell us all about yourself! If you need any assistance please email Natasha Johannes or send a WhatsApp to 0745806022

All enquiries can be directed to Natasha by email or WhatsApp to 0745806022 should you have any questions!

Please check your Running Shirt Size Before Ordering Here 



If you want to combine your love of sport and animals then this is the purr-fect place for you to make a difference!

It’s not going to be easy but you can help make it worth it!

Join Team SPCA team to run, cycle or participate in any other sports event and through the funds you raise along your journey you ensure that countless animals get the help and love they deserve.

Because change begins with someone like you.

Whether you like to run like a breeze, cycle like the wind, shake your tail feathers or just monkey-around, it all starts with unleashing the animal inside of you.

With the funds that you raise you will help us to continue to Speak for, Protect and Care for Animals. If you need any support along the way, our animal loving fundraising teams are here to help you have as much fun and raise as much money as possible.

Ready. Get set. Go and open this brochure for more information. Print it, email it, share it with someone you know who would like to make their race count for more!

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Your fundraising effort makes a real difference in the lives of animals.

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