Great turnout at Sanlam Cape Town Marathon
Event organisers have welcomed the turnout of both athletes and spectators.
CAPE TOWN - Organisers of the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon have welcomed the turnout of both athletes and spectators.
A total of 8,000 athletes competed in the 42km marathon, while 10,000 people entered for the 10km peace run.
Allan Barnes of the marathon's organising committee said: "The weather was beautiful and the crowd loved it. The route was excellent and we're over the moon."
Some runners said the event was well-organised and worth the slog.
Hats Off To All Participants Of Sanlam Cape Town Marathon including All Those People Who Cheered From Roadsides👏✌ pic.twitter.com/dhx4VrANXT— Innocent Jonas Phiri (@InnocentJonasPh) September 19, 2016