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CHANGE OF VENUE: Saturday 7th September 2019 run @ Kuizine Food & Take Away Café

This Saturday’s run will be at Kuizine Food & Take Away Café on Getathuru Road. This is a change to the originally advertised venue.

Location

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 & 40km.

Route description

99% trail.

Breakfast & facilities

Breakfast and facilities will be 250/- per person. Note that this is mandatory as it covers parking, security and use of the venue (but you also get breakfast).

Timings

The run will be flagged off at 0700. Please allow time to register before the run begins.

Confirmations

Confirmations are required by Thursday at 1500. Click here to confirm (members and non-members).

Notices

Always remember, we DO NOT LITTER because we want to keep the environments we run in clean for ourselves, local residents and the wildlife.

Make yourself familiar with the Events page to keep updated about upcoming events: 6th Mt Kenya Ultra (28th September 2019).

See our Calendar for details of this week’s Thursday Track Session.

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Saturday 31st August 2019 run @ Masai Eco Lodge, Kajiado

This week’s run will be at Masai Eco Lodge in Kajiado.

Location

The venue is along the A104 (Nairobi-Namanga road). Signs can be seen along the road approximately 100km from Nairobi.

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 & 40km.

Breakfast & facilities

Breakfast and facilities will be 600/- per person. Note that this is mandatory as it covers parking, security and use of the venue (but you also get breakfast).

Accommodation is available at the venue at a rate of 4,000/- per person bed and breakfast or 6,000/- per person half board. Please book through the venue using their website (click here) mentioning that you’re with Urban Swaras.

Timings

The run will be flagged off at 0800. Please allow time to register before the run begins.

Confirmations

Confirmations are required by Friday at 0700. Click here to confirm (members and non-members).

Notices

Always remember, we DO NOT LITTER because we want to keep the environments we run in clean for ourselves, local residents and the wildlife.

Make yourself familiar with the Events page to keep updated about upcoming events: 6th Mt Kenya Ultra (28th September 2019).

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Saturday 24th August run @ Karen Oasis Pub & Restaurant

This Saturday’s run will take place at Karen Oasis Pub & Restaurant.

Location

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

10, 15, 20, 25, 30 & 35km.

Route description

50% trail, 50% tarmac.

Breakfast & facilities

Breakfast and facilities will be 400/- per person. Note that this is mandatory as it covers parking, security and use of the venue (but you also get breakfast).

Timings

The run will be flagged off at 0700. Please allow time to register before the run begins.

Confirmations

Confirmations are required by Friday at 1200. Click here to confirm (members and non-members).

Notices

Always remember, we DO NOT LITTER because we want to keep the environments we run in clean for ourselves, local residents and the wildlife.

Make yourself familiar with the Events page to keep updated about upcoming events: 6th Mt Kenya Ultra (28th September 2019).

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Saturday 17th August 2019 run @ Institute of Primate Research / Oloolua Nature Trail

This Saturday’s run will be at The Institute of Primate Research and Oloolua Nature Trail in Karen.

Location

Get onto Karen Road accessible from either Ngong Road, Karen Plains Road, Langata Road, Marula Lane, Mbagathi Ridge, or Bogani Road.

Drive on until the end of Karen Road, where you will find a gate with a sign on it saying Oloolua Nature Trail / Forest / Primate Research.

There are entry fees, being 200/- for Kenyans, 400/- for residents, and 600/- for non-residents, which will be collected at the gate, because of which you may experience delays getting in, so please factor that in.

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 & 45km.

Route description

Approximately 80% tarmac, 20% trail.

Breakfast & facilities

Breakfast and facilities will be 300/- per person. Note that this is mandatory as it covers parking, security and use of the venue (but you also get breakfast).

Timings

The run will be flagged off at 0700. Please allow time to register before the run begins.

Confirmations

Confirmations are required by Friday at 1200. Click here to confirm (members and non-members).

Notices

Always remember, we DO NOT LITTER because we want to keep the environments we run in clean for ourselves, local residents and the wildlife.

Make yourself familiar with the Events page to keep updated about upcoming events: 6th Mt Kenya Ultra (28th September 2019).

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Saturday 10th August 2019: 10th Anniversary Run

Location

This beautiful run will take place at Waterfalls Inn, Tigoni. The run will take us through the famous tea plantations, and the venue is located next to a series of natural waterfalls.

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

15, 25, 35 & 45km.

Timings

The event will open at 0630 for T-shirt collection. The run will be flagged off at 0730.

Special features

Medals for all runners, acknowledging the distance run. Technical running singlets for all runners. Breakfast and brunch included. Roast mbuzi and DJ into the evening.

Registration

Please register online using this form (click here). Make your M-Pesa payment of 3,500/- to 0740 912116 by using the Send Money option in the M-Pesa menu, then input the M-Pesa confirmation number onto the registration form. The M-Pesa confirmation message will give the name Mbarire. Note that a form without an M-Pesa confirmation number will be not be counted. Likewise, an M-Pesa payment without a form completed by the registration deadline will not be counted.

The deadline has been extended to Thursday 8th August 2019.

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Saturday 3rd August 2019 run @ County Pride Hotel, Githunguri

This Saturday’s run will be at County Pride Hotel, Githunguri.

Location

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

10, 15, 20, 25 & 30km.

Route description

80-90% trail.

Breakfast & facilities

Breakfast and facilities will be 400/- per person. Note that this is mandatory as it covers parking, security and use of the venue (but you also get breakfast).

Timings

The run will be flagged off at 0700. Please allow time to register before the run begins.

Confirmations

Confirmations are required by Thursday at 1400. Click here to confirm (members and non-members).

Notices

Always remember, we DO NOT LITTER because we want to keep the environments we run in clean for ourselves, local residents and the wildlife.

Make yourself familiar with the Events page to keep updated about upcoming events: 10th Anniversary Run (10th August 2019) & 6th Annual Mt Kenya Ultra Marathon (28th September 2019).

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Saturday 27th July 2019 run @ Sego Lodge, Kerio Valley

It’s here again. This week’s run will be the world (in)famous Flourspar, starting from Sego Lodge in Kerio Valley.

Location

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

15 to 43km.

Route description

All uphill, tarmac to tarmac.

Timings

The longest distance will be flagged off at 0630. All other distances will follow staggered.

Confirmations

Confirmations are required by Thursday at 1400. Click here to confirm (members and non-members).

Accommodation

http://www.segosafarilodge.co.ke/

Please Note: Rates are subject to confirmation by the hotel.

Single half-board will cost 3,200/- and covers dinner on the day of arrival, accommodation for the night and breakfast on the following morning.

Double half-board will cost 4,800/- and also covers dinner on the day of arrival, accommodation for the night and breakfast on the following morning.

For those wishing to travel back on the Sunday after the run, the rates are as follows:

7,400/- for a single room covering an additional late lunch on Saturday, dinner on Saturday, accommodation for two nights and breakfast on Sunday.

11,300/- for a double room covering an additional late lunch on Saturday, dinner on Saturday, accommodation for two nights and breakfast on Sunday.

There are a total of 32 single rooms available, and a total of 9 double rooms.

Payments are to be made directly at the hotel.

Notices

Always remember, we DO NOT LITTER because we want to keep the environments we run in clean for ourselves, local residents and the wildlife.

Make yourself familiar with the Events page to keep updated about upcoming events: 10th Anniversary Run (10th August 2019) & 6th Annual Mt Kenya Ultra Marathon (28th September 2019).

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Saturday 20th July 2019 run @ Bavaria Gardens, Westlands

This Saturday’s run will be at Bavaria Gardens restaurant, Westlands.

Location

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

10, 15, 20, 25 & 30km.

Route description

90% tarmac, 10% trail.

Breakfast & facilities

Breakfast and facilities will be 400/- per person. Note that this is mandatory as it covers parking, security and use of the venue (but you also get breakfast).

Timings

The run will be flagged off at 0700. Please allow time to register before the run begins.

Confirmations

Confirmations are required by Friday at 1200. Click here to confirm (members and non-members).

Notices

Always remember, we DO NOT LITTER because we want to keep the environments we run in clean for ourselves, local residents and the wildlife.

Make yourself familiar with the Events page to keep updated about upcoming events: 10th Anniversary Run (10th August 2019) & 6th Annual Mt Kenya Ultra Marathon (28th September 2019).

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Saturday 13th July 2019 run @ Berra Hotel, Ngong

This Saturday’s run will be from Berra Hotel, Ngong. Longer distances will run through Kedong Valley, Kisamis, Kona Baridi, Kahara and back to Berra Hotel.

Location

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 & 50km.

Route description

97.9% trail.

Breakfast & facilities

Breakfast and facilities will be 400/- per person. Note that this is mandatory as it covers parking, security and use of the venue (but you also get breakfast).

Timings

The run will be flagged off at 0700. Please allow time to register before the run begins.

Confirmations

Confirmations are required by Friday at 1200. Click here to confirm (members and non-members).

Notices

Always remember, we DO NOT LITTER because we want to keep the environments we run in clean for ourselves, local residents and the wildlife.

Make yourself familiar with the Events page to keep updated about upcoming events: 10th Anniversary Run (10th August 2019) & 6th Annual Mt Kenya Ultra Marathon (28th September 2019).

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Saturday 6th July 2019 run @ PCEA Githungucu Primary School, Ndeiya

This Saturday’s run will be at PCEA Githungucu Primary School, Ndeiya. Run with us along the edge of the Great Rift Valley.

Location

To get to the venue from Nairobi, head west on Waiyaki Way. When you reach the end of the wall dividing the highway, turn left onto the Mai Mahiu road. Proceed for approximately 5km then turn left onto an earth road. Continue for around 4km until you reach Ndeiya market place. The venue is to the left.

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

10, 15, 20, 25, 30 & 35km.

Route description

99% trail.

Breakfast & facilities

Breakfast and facilities will be 500/- per person. Note that this is mandatory as it covers parking, security and use of the venue (but you also get breakfast).

Timings

The run will be flagged off at 0700. Please allow time to register before the run begins.

Confirmations

Confirmations are required by Thursday at 1400. Click here to confirm (members and non-members).

Always remember, we DO NOT LITTER because we want to keep the environments we run in clean for ourselves, local residents and the wildlife.