Chapman's Peak Half Marathon is a stunning run along Chapman's Peak Drive to Noordhoek and back to Hout Bay. Runners get to enjoy a run along the Atlantic Coast between Hout Bay and Noordhoek in the Cape Peninsula which is one of the most spectacular marine drives in the world.

Half Marathon - 21.1km
  • 📅 September 22, 2024
  • 🕜 06:30
  • 📍 Start: Hout Bay Beach
  • 🏁 Finish: Kronendal Primary School
  • ⛔ Entries Open: Thursday 18th July 2024
  • ⛔ Entries Close: Friday 6 September 2024
12km Run
  • 📅 September 22, 2024
  • 🕜 07:10
  • 📍 Start: Hout Bay Beach
  • 🏁 Finish: Kronendal Primary School
  • ⛔ Entries Open: Thursday 18th July 2024
  • ⛔ Entries Close: Friday 6 September 2024

Get to Know Your Course

📍_🏁 Point to Point Details

🛤 Road

⛰ Elevation Gain: 349m

📈 Max Elevation: 163m

Course Map

The Chapman's Peak Half Marathon route is subject to change if Chapman's Peak Drive is not open due to weather or rock falls. In the event that we cannot run this course an alternate course may be used.

Aid Stations (Bring your own cup!)

Runners are encouraged to carry their own reusable cup or bottle or hydration pack that can be refilled at 1 of the 6 Aid Stations. A limited quantity of paper cups will be available at each aid station for front runners.

There will be 6 Aid Stations (3km, 6km, 9km, 12km & 17km). You can expect water at all the Aid Stations and Coke at alternative Aid Stations. Medics will be at the Start, finish and turn around point on the Half Marathon.


Run Green

The Chapman's Peak Half Marathon is committed to keeping the event more environmentally friendly and sustainable by reducing the amount of single-use plastic and waste used.

We run along the beautiful Atlantic coastline within the Table Mountain National Park. Let's enjoy it by reducing the use of single-use plastic and waste.

Runners are encouraged to bring their own reusable cup or reusable bottle or hydration pack that can be refilled at each Aid station.

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Support Our Charities

The Chapman's Peak Half Marathon supports a few of the local Hout Bay Charities. Please consider giving them a small donation when you enter.

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Chapman's Peak Half Marathon Run Details

Read all this information here to prepare for your race!

The race is run in accordance with the rules of ASA and WPA. All participants must comply with the rules, regulations and instructions given by officials, marshals and traffic officials. Non-compliance may lead to disqualification. The race organiser reserves the right to accept / reject any entry received.

Chapman's Peak Drive will be closed to traffic.

  • Race Date: Sunday 22th September 2024
  • Start Time:
    • 21.1km - 6:30
    • 12km - 7:10
  • Venue: Hout Bay
  • Start: Hout Bay Beach - Velocity Gym - Chapman's Peak Drive side
  • Finish: Kronendal Primary School
  • 21.1km
  • 12km

This route is very scenic along the coastal road from Hout Bay to Noordhoek and back.

See Course Details for more details information.

Please see Registation page

Entries limited to 2500. Enter early to book your place. No entries will be taken on the day.

Online Entries close Friday 6 September 2024

Entry fees are non-refundable including if the event is cancelled for reasons beyond the control of the organiser.

All entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable under all circumstances, including, but not limited to, cancellation of the event or of the athlete's participation, or change in the date, nature, or format of the event. The event may be cancelled or changed due to severe weather or any other factors that may be deemed to threaten the safety of athletes, staff, or volunteers.

If you are not able to enter online. Please contact the organiser - info@chapmanspeakhalf.co.za.

By entering this event I undertake to be bound by the rules and regulations of the event including those of World Athletics and ASA. I warrant that I am in good health and aware of the risks and dangers of physical nature of this sporting event, and do not claim ignorance of these risks and dangers. I hereby accept that I participate in the event entirely at my own risk and I release and discharge, to the fullest extent allowed in law, the organisers of the Chapman's Peak Half Marathon, Athletics South Africa, Western Province Athletics, City of Cape Town, Province, Entillini Concessions (Pty) Ltd, Hout Bay Harriers, Sport Redefined, all official sponsors and partners, volunteer groups, medical suppliers, and any and all local authorities, from any responsibility, liability or costs relating to any injury, loss or damage of whatever nature, however caused, arising directly or indirectly from my participation in the event including pre- and post-race activities. I further agree and warrant that if at any time I believe conditions to be unsafe, I will immediately discontinue further participation in the activity.;

MINOR RELEASE: As the parent or legal guardian of an entrant under the age of 18 ( a minor), I understand the nature of athletic activities and the minor's experience and capabilities and believe the minor to be qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such activity and I enter into this Indemnity/ waiver on behalf of the minor.

Entry into Chapman's Peak Drive is at your own risk. None of Entillini Concession (Proprietary) Limited (the Concessionaire), Entillini Operations (Proprietary) Limited (the operator), the Provincial Administration of the Western Cape, the South African National Parks Board, their respective servants and employees will be liable for any death or injury to any person or loss or damage to any property whilst you are on Chapman's Peak Drive, irrespective of the cause of such death injury, loss or damage, including any act or omission of any of the above mentioned, whether negligent or not.

Any person using or entering Chapman's Peak Drive indemnifies each of above named against all and claims which may be brought against them or any of them by any dependant of such person.

In addition, the driver of any vehicle indemnifies each of the above names against all and any claims which may be brought again them or any of them, by any passenger in such vehicle or any dependant of any such passenger.

  • Open
  • Age 40-49
  • Age 50-59
  • Age 60-69
  • Age 70+
  • Junior - 12km

Junior Category is less than 20 years old with the minimum age for each distance

  • 21.1km - Minimum age 16 years on race day
  • 12km - Minimum age 14 years on race day

Age category tags must be worn (front & back) and be visible for the entire race to be eligible for any age category prizes including Juniors. Tags: Juniors - [J], 40-49 - [40], 50-59 - [50], 60-69 - [60], 70+ - [70].

You are able to collect your Race Number at the following locations:

Temp License Runners

Please make sure you collect your temp license number that needs to go on your back. Runners who forget their temporary licences at home on race day will need to purchase a new one on race day (21.1km - R75; 12km - R50; 12km Junior - R30) to avoid being disqualified.

Not able to collect your Race Number

Please ask friend or club member to pick it up on your behalf or as a last resort, arrive early on Race Day and collect it from Velocity Gym from 5:00am.

The official race number must be unaltered on the front of the runners' vests. As per the new ASA 2024 rules, licensed runners MUST wear both their licences (front and back). The race number is placed on the front over the licence number so that the licence sponsor, year and province remain visible. Temp licence athletes wear the race number on the front and the temp licence on the back.

No swapping of race numbers is permitted as the race number is linked to your name and finishing time. Any swapping will result in your disqualification.

Each race distance has a linked race number range and colour used to capture your data electronically. For this reason, no transfer between races is allowed.

No personal seconding will be permitted, on Chapman's Peak Drive.

The Chapman's Peak Half Marathon are committed to an environmentally friendly and sustainable event by reducing the amount of single use plastic and waist used.

Water and Coke will be available at each Aid Station.

We encourage all runners to bring their own reusable cup or reusable bottle or hydration pack that can be refilled at each Aid station.

There is an option to purchase the ideal running cup when you register online. Remember you will be able to keep it and use it at other races.

#RunGreen #RunClean #ICarryMyOwn.

Water stations will be placed at:

21.1km Hydration 12km
3km Water 3km
6km Water & Coke 6km
9km Water 9km
12km Water -
15km Water & Coke -
18km Water & Coke -

No Littering! Runners are to use all bins provided at the Aid Stations. Runners are required to dispose of their litter within a "designated area".

Athletes who dispose of any waste or litter outside of this designated area shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a warning and/or a fine.

The finish is at Kronendal Primary School sports field.

On finishing, participants will receive:

  • A medal
  • A cold cup of coke

Food and drinks will be on sale from vendors within the festival area. Family and friends can join you at the finish if they wish to.

The cut off time for all races is 09:45am

Distance Time Clock
21.1km 03:30 10:00
12km 02:50 10:00

Prize giving will start at approximately 09:15 on the field.

There will be category prizes and lucky draw prizes.

To be part of the Lucky Draw prizes, make sure you get the Lucky Draw ticket at the finish. Only take a Lucky Draw ticket if you plan to be at the prize giving.

In addition to overall (Open) Prizes, participants will only be eligible for an age category prize in the age category they enter. Corresponding numerical age category tags must be worn on the front and back of their club vest. Participants may enter the age category corresponding to their chronological age or any younger category to senior.

Temporary licensed participants are eligible for age category prizes provided they enter the relevant age group, wear the appropriate age tags and provide proof of age.

Temporary licensed athletes must run in plain coloured clothing without advertising with the temporary license number on the back of the vest.

Runners may enter the age category corresponding to their chronological age or any younger category down to senior.

Junior Category is under the age of 20 years at the end of the year. Born 2005 or later. The minimum age for each distance:

  • 21.1km - Minimum age 16 years on race day
  • 12km - Minimum age 15 years on race day

Juniors must display category tags "J" to qualify for age group prizes for the 12km course.

Age Category tags to be worn:

Category Tag
Juniors J
Open -
40-49 40
50-59 50
60-69 60
70+ 70

Runners need to complete the information on their entry form prior to the race.

Runners must give proof of their age at the request of the Race Referee (Original ID / Birth Certificate / Permanent residence Permit)

Licensed runners should wear club colours and a valid 2024 license on the front and back of their vest.

Prize Money

21.1km
Category 1st 2nd 3rd
Open R2000 R1500 R1000
40 - 49 R800 R650 R500
50 - 59 R800 R650 R500
60 - 69 R800 R650 R500
70+ R800 R650 R500
Team R2000 (4 x R500)
* CLUB TEAM PRIZE (calculated on total combined times)

12km
Category 1st 2nd 3rd
Open R800 R600 R400
40 - 49 R400 R300 R200
50 - 59 R400 R300 R200
60 - 69 R400 R300 R200
70+ R400 R300 R200
14 - 19 R600 R500 R400

Your Race Number will contain a timing tag to record your race time. Your race number must be worn on the front of your vest and visible at the finish line.

Make sure you don't damage your race number by folding it or bending it. Do not remove the timing tags on the back.

No timing tag = no time = no result

For safety, only the person assigned to this race number may use it.

Please note: No timing tag - no result

Complete results will be posted on www.chapmanspeakhalf.co.za and www.wpa.org.za

A tog bag facility will be available at the start. Bags will be transported to the finish. All items are stored at owner's own risk. Please ensure that your bag is clearly marked with your race number.

Please don't put anything of big value in your bag.

Please note there is limited parking space at the finish (Kronendal Primary School). We strongly encourage you to car share and to arrive early to find a parking between the start and the finish.

Participants are requested not to park in any residential parking bays near any apartments. Any illegally parked vehicles will be clamped, fined or towed by the Traffic Department.

There is parking in the following areas:

  • Beach Crescent
  • Milkwood Crescent (Hout Bay Library)
  • Underground parking at Mainstream Mall
  • Baviaanskloof Road (Hout Bay Scouts)
  • Main Road

NO PARKING in Andrews Road at the Finish by Kronendal Primary School.

We would like to inform motorists, residents and runners in the Hout Bay and Noordhoek areas that Chapman's Peak Drive will be closed for the duration of the Chapman's Peak Half Marathon. The run takes place on Sunday 22 September October 2024, and the race organisers are appealing to motorists to use an alternative route during the run. Please drive safely, be on the look out for runners, and obey all traffic marshals and police who are there for your and everyone's safety.

Chapman's Peak Drive will be closed from 5:30 to 10:00.

Runners will use the following roads, but they will not be closed to traffic.

  • Beach Crescent
  • Military Road
  • Baviaanskloof Road
  • Darling Street
  • Andrews Road

For safety reasons, the use of personal music players with headphones during the road race is not allowed and may result in disqualification.

Detailed rules are available on www.wpa.org.za or on request from the WPA office.

All participants must comply with the rules, regulations and instructions given by officials, marshals and traffic officials. Non-compliance may lead to disqualification. The race organiser reserves the right to accept / reject any entry received.

Wheelchair athletes must please contact the organiser timeously to discuss arrangements for their participation.

Entry Fees are not refundable unless the entry is rejected less any bank charges and admin fee.

Entry fees are non-refundable including if the event is cancelled for reasons beyond the control of the organiser.

All entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable under all circumstances, including, but not limited to, cancellation of the event or of the athlete's participation, or change in the date, nature, or format of the event. The event may be cancelled or changed due to severe weather or any other factors that may be deemed to threaten the safety of athletes, staff, or volunteers.

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