race information.

Get the whole information about the 2023 marathon race here.

marathon date

Date: Monday 12 December 2023. More details will be shared in due course

start / finish venue

Starting Point: Gimba, Voi-Kitibu Road

Finishing Point: Gimba Grounds

race entries

Entries may be done online via the website for all race entries and categories.

Physical registration is open at our offices on Monday to Friday from 8.00 am - 4.00 pm.

Distances will be:

- full marathon (42.2 km / 26 miles)

The competition is open to persons 18 years and over.

The first 10 finishers will be awarded.

Race T-shirts will be handed out at registration, or if there is a delay on delivery, in the race tunnels.

- Jamhuri Fun Run (5km / 3 miles)

Custom designed and open to family members, the elderly, People With Disabilities (PWDs) and persons aged between 10 - 18 years. Any younger person need to be accompanied by an adult.

Unfortunately, there are no prizes or medals available.

T-shirts will be handed out at registration, or if there is a delay on delivery, in the race tunnels at the finish.

race routes

The routes revolve around the Sagalla Hills — on sharp ascends and steep descends of the terrain round the hill.

-marathon route (42.2 km / 26 miles)

The total distance round the Sagalla Hills is 46 Km (26 miles). The full marathon route has been well drawn to cover a distance of 42 km (26 miles). The Marathon starts 4 km away from the finishing point - Gimba Primary School

-Jamhuri Fun Run route (5 km / 3 miles)

The Jamhuri Fun Run starts at Gimba Primary, running through the Marathon route on the way to Kasarani back to Gimba Primary, the finishing point.

Race Route

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