Cape Town

Join a “Sea of Pink” on 09 August when close to
20 000 runners and walkers come together in solidarity to celebrate National Women’s Day at the iconic Totalsports Women’s Race!

Celebrating all women – mothers, daughters, sisters and aunts, the Totalsports Women’s Race launched in the Western Cape in 2001. In 2007 the event expanded to Johannesburg, before heading to Durban in 2011 making it SA’s largest Nationwide Women’s Day Celebration.

TWR Cape Town Event

Celebrating all women – mothers, daughters, sisters and aunts, the Totalsports Women’s Race launched in the Western Cape in 2001. In 2007 the event expanded to Johannesburg, before heading to Durban in 2011 making it SA’s largest Nationwide Women’s Day Celebration. 

Each year runners and walkers of all ages are treated to a 10km or 5km route that highlights the splendour of its host city, while featuring entertainment (in the finish village) that is second to none.

Fast Facts

Event Date: Tuesday, 9 August 2022

Event Type: Road Running

World Athletics Label Status: N/A

Distance: 10K

Start Time: 08h20

Distance: 5K

Start Time: 08h00

Start Venue: Darling Street

Finish: Grand Parade


Entries Open: Monday, 16 May, 2022

Entries Close: Tuesday, July 26, 2022 (or when capacity has been reached)

Online Entries only

Entries office email:

Entries office telephone no: 082 991 0045 (between 09h00 – 14h00)


Distance: 10K
Start Time: 08h00

Distance: 5K
Start Time: 08h20

Start Venue: Darling Street

Finish: Grand Parade


10km Standard Fee (Licensed): R130

Temporary Licence: R40

5km Standard Fee: R100

TWR Race Pack Includes

race number

Your Race Envelope will contain 1 race number and safety pins

timing chip

Your timing chip is attached to your race number and needs to be attached to the front of your running shirt. Please do not bend or tamper with the chip in any way.

TWR Race Pack Includes

ASA Temporary Licence

If you selected and paid for an ASA Temporary Licence, it will also be included in your Race Pack envelope.

Race Series Event Performance T-shirt

All entrants will receive their technical TOTALSPORTS Women’s Race Series Event Performance T-shirt at Race Pack Collection.

Please note that technical event t-shirt sizes are limited and therefore cannot be guaranteed.

Route & Road Closures

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Race Pack Collection Details

Venue: City Hall, Darling Street, CT

Dates & Times:

Sunday 7 August 09h00 – 18h00
Monday 8 August 09h00 – 14h00

There will be NO Race Pack Collection on the day of the event.

What to bring to Race Pack Collection:

Before arriving at Race Pack Collection, ensure you have the following with you:

  • The SMS confirming your entry, race number and distance/ Proof of confirmed entry & payment.
  • Your ID or Passport card or any other identification document.

All entrants are encouraged to collect their own individual race packs from the Race Pack Collection venue – no one may collect on behalf of another person without;

  1. The written consent from the person they are collecting for inclusive of their ID number.

Entrant Information

Substitutions are permissible until 15 July 2022 via the Entry Ninja platform.

A R50 Substitution fee will be applicable for each change.

No substitutions will be facilitated at Race Pack Collection.

Complimentary Tog Bag Facilities will be available in the Race Village.
Please ensure you attach your Tog Bag tag (perforated on your race number) to your bag before you hand your bag to the Tog Bag Assistant.

Your Race number corresponds with the tog bag tag number and you would therefor need to display the number when collecting your bag from the area.

Please do not leave valuables in your bag.

The TOTALSPORTS Women’s Race 10km will start at 08h00 followed by the 5km Fun Run.

Please make your way to the respective 10km or 5km batch, marked according to the colour of your race number/bib. 

Once the 10km runners have left the start batch, the 5km runners will be allowed to move forward to the start line.

Nike, the official Technical shoe partner, will be presenting a warm up for all runners in the start chute prior to the start of the race.

Artist informationg coming soon.

We strongly encourage runners to make use of public transport | Uber | drop & go.

Please do not park illegally or in front of residential properties; vehicles will be towed away.

Do not leave any valuables in your vehicles under any circumstance.

All vehicles are parked at own risk.

Parking will be available at the following venues:

Charley’s Bakery | Caledon & Harrington str  (Paid)
CPUT Parking | Caledon & Tennent str (free)
De Roos Str |De Roos & Gore str (free)
Golden Acre | Strand & Lower Plein str (Paid)
Picbel Parkade | 58 Strand str (Paid)
Primrose Str | Canterbury & Primrose str (free)
Protea Parking | Canterbury & Primrose str (Paid)
Sydney Str | Tennent & Sydney Str (free)
Grand Parade | VIP / Disabled / Crew Parking – Castle & Darling str (access via Darling str)

More information to come.

View the Cape Town event’s race rules here.


The Totalsports Women’s Race team are excited to announce that the following will no longer be required at any of the 2022 TOTALSPORTS Women’s Races in Cape Town, Joburg and Durban:

1. The wearing of face masks
2. Proof of vaccination and/or COVID testing

No better time to enter and celebrate National Women’s Day than right now. 😀

*Please Note: This update follows Wednesday’s announcement by Health Minister Joe Phaahla which repeals regulations 16A, 16B and 16C.

5km Route:

10km Route:

Read the Cape Town Event Terms & Conditions & Indemnity

celebrate National Women’s Day in the iconic sea of pink