21 MAY 2017
29 May 2017

Event Info

  • Venue: The Avenue, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
  • Time: 12h00 – 20h00
  • Date: 17 & 18 May 2017
  • Collect your race number and pack.
  • There will be NO race pack collection on the day of the event.
  • The V&A Waterfront parking is paid parking.
  • There is free parking on Main road Greenpoint and walk down Portwood road.
  • If you are collecting on behalf of someone else download the Letter of Authorisation and bring it with you
  • Come prepared with your ID and race confirmation SMS sent earlier in the week.
  • Pick up a race envelope with 1 race number, tog bag sticker and safety pins.
  • Collecting for someone else? You’ll need the same confirmation SMS and copy of his/her ID.
  • Your timing chip is part of the race number and will be attached to the race number that goes on the front of your shirt. Please do not bend or tamper with the chips in any way.
  • All participants will get their event tee at race pack collection. Regrettably, no size changes will be available.
  • On event day KFM will be present at the start and finish, watch this space to see which DJ’s will be running in the race and playing on the decks at the event!
  • Entries have closed
  • Entry substitutions can be done at race pack collection only.
  • The person that is substituting will need to have the race number of the initial entrant. They will then need to update their details on the system and pay R50.  Once this is completed they will receive a card with their details on and will be eligible to claim a pack and t-shirt.
  • NB: They will receive the t-shirt which was ordered by the initial entrant. No exchanges will be made.
  • Your race number [pinned to the front of your shirt] is your ticket to ride from Cape Town to the Start or from the Finish to your car after the run. Non-participating family and friends will not be allowed on the bus.
  • The buses to the Start will run from the GRAND PARADE from 05h30 to 08h00 AND NO LATER. If you miss the last bus, you miss the race!
  • There are limited toilet facilities at the Grand Parade so make sure not to load up on the sports drinks.
  • Buses from the Finish will run from 11h00 through until 14h00. You can catch the bus from Thibault Square, just down the road from the finish line. Please note this chartered bus will drop you off at the start at Woodbridge Island, should you need to go further you will need to catch a connecting bus.  Miss the last bus, you will have to find your own way home.

Click here to download shuttle service route and times

  • If you have any questions there will be Cape Town 12 helpers everywhere, so put them to work.

These are the suggestion parking options. Parking is at the owners own risk and cost where relevant

Download suggested parking options

  • There is no racing wheelchair batch or lane, wheelchairs will start at 9h10 after batch D
  • Study the Start Map to make sure you know where you have to go.
  • The start will be organised with seeding pens.
  • If you took the Gold Package, lucky you. Your special start pen awaits. Your friends will be jealous.
  • Your seeding will be on your race number (pinned to the front of your shirt).
  • The pens will feed in from the back and you will move forward into your sections.
  • Bring cash to the race! There will be plenty of vendors selling coffee/water/snacks at the start.
  • The race begins at 09h00 with no cut-off so you can either run a personal best with the speedsters or take your time and enjoy the trip.

View the start map here

  • There will be full road closures along the route. No planes, trains or automobiles allowed.
  • There are entertainment and vibe points along the route with water points at 3 km, 6 km, 8 km and 10 km.  Each one will have specific sponsor and its own specific vibe.
  • Key historic points along the route include the Milnerton wetlands and its beautiful wildlife. You will have the unique opportunity to run through Cape Town harbour, the beating heart of the City. Views will include the iconic sights of Table Mountain and Lion’s Head. As you float past St George’s Cathedral spare a thought for the fact that the term ‘Rainbow Nation’ was first coined here, so look around at your fellow runners and smile in the knowledge that you truly are.

View race map here

  • Bree Street will be alive with activity, music and lots of fun.
  • You will be able to check your results on www.thecapetown12.com
  • Use social media to post times and pics from the day.
  • KFM will be broadcasting live from the finish.