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Saturday 25th May 2019 run @ Hardy Shopping Centre, Karen

This Saturday’s run will take place at Hardy Shopping Centre in Karen.

Location

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

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

Route description

A mixture of trail and tarmac, varying depending on distance.

Breakfast & facilities

Breakfast will be optional. Venue to be confirmed.

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.

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Saturday 18th May 2019 run @ Hekima Place (Chairman’s Run)

This is the one! Complete this run and you can confidently claim that you can run. This Saturday’s run will be the world famous Chairman’s Run on Magadi Road, starting from Hekima Place Children’s Home, Kiserian.

Location

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

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

Route description

All tarmac, all uphill, no shelter from the weather. Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate!

Breakfast and facilities

The cost of breakfast is to be confirmed. All breakfast fees collected will go directly to the children’s home.

Timings

This run doesn’t start at the venue, therefore we will meet at the venue at 0700 then be ferried by car to the start location. Flagging off times will vary with distance. All routes finish at the venue.

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.

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Alliance Classic Run 2019

This Saturday we are supporting the Alliance Classic Run 2019. Please visit the event website for detailed information. This is a race event, therefore registration is necessary. Medals will be awarded to finishers, and T-shirts issued to participants.

Location

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

5, 10, 15 & 20km.

Route description

95% murram road.

Breakfast & facilities

Parking is available at the venue, near to the start line. Water and fruits are provided during the race, and snacks and refreshments are available to purchase after the race. Washrooms are available.

Timings

Assembly is at 0630. The start times are as follows: 20km @ 0730, 15km @ 0740, 10km @ 0750, 5km @ 0810.

Confirmations

Confirmations are by way of registration. Please register online here.

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

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Saturday 4th May 2019 run @ Classic Villas Resort, Lower Kabete Road

This Saturday’s run will be at Classic Villas Resort on Lower Kabete Road.

Location

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

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

Route description

90% trail, 10% tarmac.

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 Thursday at 1400.

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

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Wednesday 1st May 2019 run @ Nairobi Arboretum

This week we have a special mid-week Labour Day run taking place at the Nairobi Arboretum.

Location

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

10, 15, 20, & 25km.

Route description

100% tarmac.

Breakfast & facilities

Those coming by car will be required to pay a parking fee according to the tariff at the venue, payable by M-Pesa. Breakfast will be available the café in the car park and is optional.

Timings

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

Confirmations

Confirmations are not required.

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

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Saturday 27th April 2019 run @ Drips Grill Restaurant, Muhuri Road Dagorretti / Kikuyu

Saturday’s run will take place at Drips Grill Restaurant, Muhuri Road Dagorretti / Kikuyu.

Location

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

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

Route description

80% trail. Expect mud following recent rains.

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 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.

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Saturday 20th April 2019 run @ Valley Arcade shopping centre

Saturday’s run will be from Valley Arcade shopping centre on Gitanga Road, Lavington.

Location

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

10, 15 & 20km.

Breakfast & facilities

Those coming by car will be required to pay a parking fee according to the tariff at the venue. Breakfast will be available at Java House, but is not mandatory.

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 1700. 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.

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Saturday 13th April 2019 run @ Ngong Hills

This Saturday’s run will be up and over Ngong Hills, starting at Ngong County Offices which are located opposite the Ngong police station.

Location

Follow Ngong Road out of Nairobi towards Ngong Town. Once at the T junction in Ngong Town, take a right turn and carry on up the hill, ignoring the immediate first right turn at the mini roundabout. Proceed along the road as it bends to the left. The venue will be on the left.

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

10, 15, 24, 28 & 33km.

Route description

This run, unlike our previous Ngong runs, will be up and over the hills. The 10, 15 and 24km runners will run up the hills to a certain point, then turn around and come back. The longer distances will go all the way over the hills to Kona Baridi, and back through the Kahara route to the start and finish point.

Water will be provided on route at stationery points upon the hills, and mobile (as usual) on the return route.

KFS security guards will be present on the hills.

Breakfast & facilities

Those coming by car will be required to pay a parking fee of 100/- per vehicle. There is no facility for breakfast at the venue.

Timings

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

Confirmations

Confirmations are not required.

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Saturday 6th April 2019 run @ Goshen Garden Restaurant, Kikuyu

This Saturday’s run will be at Goshen Garden Restaurant in Kikuyu.

Location

If coming from Waiyaki Way take the left turn towards Kikuyu. Pass through the town and take a right turn at the Alliance School – Thogoto Hospital Junction. After the turn take the immediate left which leads to a hospital. Pass the hospital and follow signs to Goshen Garden Restaurant on the right hand side. the restaurant is along a rough road.

If coming from Dagoretti, drive up all the way until you get to the Thogoto Hospital junction on your left and follow directions as above.

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

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

Trail description

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).

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

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Saturday 30th March Run @ Zinc Hauz Platinum, Mukurweini

This Saturdays run will be out of town in Mukurweini at Zinc Hauz Platinum. As per our tradition the calendar is drawn to include one out town run every month. Our very own “Mhesh Kiai” is happy to host Urban Swaras for this run and urges as many of you to come and explore the beautiful trails that he has scouted for you.

Location

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

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

Route description

99% trail. You’re advised to hydrate well before and during the run due to the current dry weather.

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.

Accommodation

Accommodation is available at Frills Hotel or Mt. Kenya Resort. Bed and breakfast at 1,500/- per person. Get in touch via the contact form or email to the TQ. It’s also possible to drive to the run and come back same day.

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.