The AIMS Green Award recognised the significant achievement of the Cape Town Marathon achieving carbon neutral status through offsetting its emissions, the only marathon in the world to have achieved such distinction. This important climate change mitigation action, as well as achieving zero waste to landfill swayed the judges in Cape Town’s favour in a closely contested competition.
Gold status is conferred on a limited number of global marathons each year and places Cape Town Marathon on the same platform as the great city marathons of the world. Participation of gold-status athletes, a suitable spread of competing countries at elite level and various other technical and media criteria determine the award of status.Read More
To help you decided on your next big adventure Lonely Planet has released its “Best in Travel” selections for 2018. Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel list is selected by the guide’s most experienced travellers and takes into consideration hundreds of recommended destinations worldwide. Its selection criteria includes current events, innovative travel offers and the diversity of a destination’s tourism offering which are all factors in deciding the final top 10.Read More