Urban Swaras Starting Line Run 690 @ Run2Gether Training Camp, Longonot

We were running from Kikuyu this week, with some fantastic camaraderie and trails for all to delight in. Many Swaras also showed up to cheer on the Ultra Running Kenya Backyard Run (a 6.7km loop every hour), another beautiful show of solidarity and camaraderie! Don’t forget to register for the upcoming Diani run – it’s in less than a month, and if you want your space on the bus, register and pay up now – if you registered but didn’t pay, send payment and an SMS with your name and the purpose of the payment to 0740 912 116 (Samuel Waweru):

Find photo highlights from the Kikuyu run here in the Starting Line:

This week’s run – Run2Gether Training Camp, Longonot

How often do you get to run with elites in the Great Rift Valley, AND get free breakfast? Well, with the Urban Swaras it comes (around) once a year, and now is the time! We are running at Run2Gether Training Camp. This is a breathtaking spot to run in, and you are surrounded by our very own elites and aspiring elites, so I GUARANTEE you will learn a thing or two! The club sponsors breakfast for everyone (Swaras, and members of the camp), and best of all, you can put your less-than-mint-condition running gear to good use by donating them! Running shoes, hydration packs, tights, t shirts, or even everyday clothes and shoes, bring them along to donate (so long as they’re at least in working condition); they can be for any gender or age, even kids stuff is useful, they have community outreach programs to get kids running! Distances will be from 10km to 30km. If you are looking for carpooling options, feel free to post on the mailing list or on the Whatsapp group. Note we will start at 7.30am. Full info and register here:

Out of town runs

Our next big out of town run to plan ahead for is Diani! You don’t want to miss out on the discounted prices, so don’t wait, register here, the bus is filling up fast:

Don’t forget, we will also be taking part in the Nairobi Marathon Relay on Saturday 6th May, organised by Fitness With David, so if you want to be on a Swara team, look out for more info coming soon!