Urban Swaras Starting Line run 625 @ Karura Forest, Christmas Day!

Dear Swaras,
What a great run we had from Arboretum in Kileleshwa! Thanks to all who showed up and brought festive cheer and running legs. Remember to keep active and safe this holiday season, we want you back on the trails in January! Our last run of the year is in Karura Forest, and because the Trail Fox is getting a well deserved day off, we encourage you all to use the signposted trails, on both the Karura Forest side and the Sigiria Forest side (just across the road on Limuru Road from the main entrance). There are marked trails of between 5,10 and 15km, so have some fun and make your own run! Be sure to post your running photos this holiday season on the Whatsapp group, or tag us on Facebook or Instagram. See some photos from Saturday in the Starting Line:

If you would like to show your appreciation to the Trail Fox (Benjamin Chikani) you can send a holiday contribution to the Treasurer and follow up with an SMS saying it’s for the Trail Fox. Deadline for this is end of Wednesday 22nd December.

This coming Saturday we will be running from Karura Forest, for our last run of the year. Full details in the Starting Line:

USRC Newsletter

Just in case you missed it, the mysterious Urban Swaras Newsletter Editor is calling out for articles, thought pieces, photo narratives, and anything else you might have to offer for the next edition of the newsletter!

We would like to hear it all–the good, the bad, the ugly. Look, we don’t discriminate, so any story is welcome. It would be great to hear from you before Christmas through

Kili Marathon

Also a friendly reminder to register for Kilimanjaro Marathon 2022 – early bird slots are open. We are hoping to coordinate travel and accommodation as a club, though this is subject to it being considered safe and prudent to travel given the COVID situation in both Kenya and Tanzania: