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8th December 2018 run @ Spring Valley Oven, Lower Kabete Road

Saturday’s run will be from Spring Valley Oven on Lower Kabete Road.

Location

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

10, 15, 20 and 25km.

Breakfast & facilities

Those coming by car will be required to pay a parking fee of 100/- per vehicle. Breakfast is available at the venue, but not mandatory.

Timings

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

Confirmations

Confirmations are required to the club treasurer and Trail Queen by Thursday at 1400.

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1st December 2018 run & AGM @ Karen Oasis Pub & Restaurant

This Saturday’s run will take place at the Karen Oasis Pub & Restaurant, located along Karen Plains Road off Karen Road. After the run we will go straight into our Annual General Meeting (AGM). This will be for club members only, however guests are welcome to the run.

Location

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

10, 15, 20 & 25km.

Breakfast & facilities

Breakfast and meals during the AGM will be courtesy of by the club (members only). There is a gym where members can freshen up after the run.

Timings

The run will be flagged off at 0700. Please allow time to register before the run begins. The AGM will begin at 1100.

Confirmations

Confirmations are required to the club coordinator by Thursday at 1400.

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24th November 2018 run @ Ngong County Offices, Ngong Town (Kahara Trail)

Saturday’s run will be from 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, 20, 25 and 30km.

Route description

Approximately 60% trail, 40% tarmac.

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 required to the club coordinator by Thursday at 1400.

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17th November 2018 run @ Karinde, Dagoretti Road

Saturday’s run will be at Karinde, along Dagoretti Road.

Location

We will meet at Garage Car Wash Restaurant which is opposite the Karinde A.P. police post on Dagoretti Road, a few metres from the Southern Bypass if approaching it from Karen. Please look out for the Urban Swaras banner outside the venue.

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

10, 15, 20, 25 and 30km

Route description

Approximately 80% trail, 20% Tarmac.

Breakfast & facilities

Breakfast and facilities cost will be 250/- per person.

Timings

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

Confirmations

Confirmations are required to the club coordinator by Thursday at 1400.

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10th November 2018 run @ Bavaria Gardens, Westlands

Saturday’s run will take place at Bavaria Gardens restaurant, Karuna Close, Westlands.

Location

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

10, 15, 20 and 25km.

Route description

Approximately 90% tarmac, 10% trail.

Breakfast and facilities

Breakfast and facilities cost will be 450/- per person.

Timings

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

Confirmations

Confirmations are required to the club coordinator by Thursday at 1400.

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3rd November 2018 run @ Adams Arcade shopping centre

Saturday’s run will take place at Adams Arcade shopping centre, Ngong Road, Nairobi.

Location

We will meet at the shopping centre car park, located behind the Total petrol station. This is on the left hand side on Ngong Road, as you’re heading towards Ngong town. Google Maps pin here.

Distances

10, 15 and 20km.

Breakfast and facilities

The parking is charged at 50/- for the first three hours. Breakfast is optional and can be taken at Java House.

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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27th October 2018 run @ Nairobi Arboretum & 28th October 2018 Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon

This weekend we’ll have a pre-marathon easy run and stretching on Saturday, then Sunday is the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon 2018.

Location

The run will take place at the Nairobi Arboretum, located off State House Road. We’ll set off from the main car park. Google maps pin here.

Distance

5km only as a warmup, then guided stretches in preparation for the marathon.

Breakfast and facilities

Breakfast will be optional and can be taken at the Arboretum kiosks. Parking is charged at 50/- per vehicle.

Timings

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

 

Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon 2018

The marathon is finally here and we are all ready to conquer it. We’ve put together a team of 134 members who will earn us those points to scoop the trophy of the team challenge.

We’ll have a tent at the finish line where breakfast will be provided to club members. We’ll also have dedicated support points and bicycle support for members. Remember to wear your club T-shirt!

This is going to be the best marathon ever! Swaras: bring that trophy home!

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20th October 2018 run @ Karura Forest, Limuru Road

Saturday’s run will take place at Karura Forest, off Limuru Road opposite the Belgian Embassy.

Directions

We will meet at the Limuru Gate car park that is next to the entrance.

Google maps link here.

Distances

10, 15, 20 and 25km.

Breakfast and facilities

Parking is 100/-. Breakfast is optional and can be taken at Java House Gigiri.

Timings

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

Confirmations

Confirmations are not required.

 

Note that due to a ban on disposable bottles within the forest, we recommend bringing your own sports bottles.

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13th October 2018 run @ Legends Restaurant, Ngong Rd, Karen

This Saturday’s run will be at Legends Restaurant, Ngong Road, Karen.

Directions

From Nairobi follow Ngong Road and go all the way past Dagoretti Corner, past Lenana School, past the Shell Petrol Station in Karen, past Dari Restaurant then look out for Legends on the right.

From Ngong or Karen, it is 200m on the left after Karen shopping centre.

Google Maps link here.

Distances

10, 15, 20 & 25km

Breakfast and facilities

Breakfast and facilities cost will be 450/- per person.

Timings

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

Confirmations

Confirmations are required to the club coordinator by Thursday at 1400.

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6th October 2018 run @ Berra Inn Hotel, Ngong

This Saturday’s run will be at Berra Inn Hotel, Ngong.

Directions

Follow Ngong Road all the way to Ngong Town. You will get to a T junction at which point take the right turn. Drive on for a short distance then take another right turn at a small roundabout which leads to you Kibiko. After 2.7 km, at the end of the tarmacked road, take a right turn onto another tarmacked road. Drive alongside a forest at the edge of which turn left, and follow the signs that takes you Berra Hotel.

Google Maps pin here.

Distances

10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35  & 40km

Breakfast

Cost is 350/- per person.

Confirmations

Please send in your confirmations to the club coordinator by 1400hrs on Thursday.

Timings

The run starts at 0700hrs.