Sadia Jakoet | Cape Town Marathon Story
The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is an Abbott World Marathon Majors Candidate; and in order to meet its candidacy requirements, the iconic 42km race route has been revised. For the first time, athletes will run through District Six; a decision made by the race organisers to commemorate South Africa’s history, diversity, community and culture.
Lydia Simiyu hopes to become an African Champion
The 2021 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon marked elite Kenyan-runner, Lydia Simiyu's, debut marathon race. Only 25-years old, Lydia shares how chasing a childhood dream, despite all adversities, carried her across the finish line to claim, not only the first-place title but saw her set the marathon’s course record.
A Truly Inspiring Story of Rediscovering Racing
Gabriel Gomez tells his story of overcoming “the impossible,” and rediscovering his love for racing and riding after a horrific motorcycle accident in 2017.
No Mountain too Big for Toni McCann
A short candid journey of Toni McCann’s life follows her in her battle to the top of the peaks. Watch Faces’ athlete Toni McCann’s honest and inspiring account of overcoming her battle with an eating disorder to take on the trails and summit on top.
Memory of George, my Journey Race to the Sun 2022
It’s not death a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live… Hansie Smit has a heartening story behind Race to the Sun, he dedicated the race as a tribute to his late best friend, George De La Rosa, who died in a motorcross race. He proved George’s motto by showing “Guts over Glory” when he rose to the challenge and completed Race to the Sun! This is about more than just cycling, but the race of life! 🚲☀️