WWomen Who Hike Africa and Team Jasho Kenya is giving everyone an opportunity to partake in an exciting outdoor experience involving trail running and tree planting in a secure forest environment.
The Trail Blazer – Forest Run at “The Forest” caters for the entire family with amazing trails and great venue. The run will comprise of 5km, 10km, 15km and 20km categories from which participants will take part accordingly. The day will also feature a 2km young racer fun run and a tree planting drive where all participants will donate and plant at least one seedling in an effort to contribute towards expanding Kenya’s Forest cover.
You can only register for the Trail Blazer Forest Run as an individual. Parents and guardians are required to register their children too. The early bird catches the worm; this venue only allows us limited spaces for the activity so don’t delay, round up your mates and enter today!
Ticket price is Ksh. 3,200.00 per person and is inclusive of 1 tree seedling and entry to the park. This price applies for children of all ages too.One Seedling costs Ksh. 250.00. Participants are encouraged to donate as much trees as they want towards the tree planting drive.
It’s a condition of entry that runners under the age of 18 do so with the consent of a parent or guardian.
The run venue is Just 38kms North of Nairobi, past Limuru, at the Kereita Forest in Kimende.
THINGS TO CARRY
- Running kit.
- Appropriate running shoes and remember to tie those laces up
- Bugs/insects repellant – Some areas of the Natural Forest could have lots of bugs.
- A change of clothes might be necessary after the sweaty exercise
On run day, after arriving at the venue, you will need to register with us at the information desks. Don’t panic if you arrive late, you can always start your race at any time keeping in mind all courses will close at 4:00pm same day.
OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES AT THE VENUE
The Forest also offers many other attractions and activities that might catch your interests. Bring extra cash to spend on either of these adventures and more;
- Paintballing at Ksh.1,750 for adults and Ksh.1,600 for children.
- Zip lining at Ksh.1,800 for two lines and Ksh.2,800 for six lines per adult.
- Archery at Ksh.1,200 for adults and Ksh.1,100 for children.
- Horse riding from Ksh.1,800.
- Brunch buffet will be available at a cost of Ksh.1200 too.
There will be adequate race marshals and signage for all the categories. Follow the marshal’s instructions and respect them.
Don’t neglect safety. You are encouraged to use your common sense when racing. The organizers will ensure that the course is safe, but that doesn’t mean you should be careless and cause undue safety or harm to yourself and others.
By registering for the event all participants accept our race indemnity.
There will be adequate water points at regular intervals and first aiders available and an ambulance to be utilized in emergency cases. All participation is at participant’s risk. If you are under 18yrs of age, you must have a written consent of a parent/guardian allowing you to participate in any of the day’s events
After plowing your way through the course, at the finish line we shall place your medal around your neck, refuel your body at the fruit table, and you’ll grab some water as you head out to plant your seedling at the designated area.
A chartered means of transport from Nairobi is available at a fee. (Details on registration link) Kindly contact race organizer if you require assistance about the event.+254 721 795 744 OR +254 728 764 072