Race Information

Frequently Asked Questions

The marathon will be run on Sunday 29th October 2023.

All proceeds from the race event go towards the “Futuremakers” Initiative. The registration fee for the physical marathon is KES 2,000.00

All registrations and payments are to be done online. NO CASH PAYMENT should be given to any individual person or persons.

The platform only allows for cards enrolled for EMV 3DS i.e., transactions must be authenticated by correct OTP. Your card should allow for card authentication via a “One Time Password”. All cards without this capability will result in failed transactions.

To safeguard your card payments, we have limited your card payment attempts to a maximum of 5 card payments in a single day.

  • 5km – 09:30 AM
  • 10km – 08.00 AM
  • 21km Wheelchair – 05.45 AM
  • 21km – 06.45 AM
  • Corporate relay – 06.00 AM
  • 42km – 06.00 AM

Start point is outside carnivore on Southern bypass road and the finish point will be inside Uhuru Gardens for 42km,21km, Wheelchair and Corporate relay while the 5km finish will be on the Southern Bypass.

All registered participants will receive a confirmation email and receipt upon successful registration to the email address used at time of registration.

The marathon is open to anyone who would like to participate in the following distances: 5km Family Fun Run, 10km, 21km Half Marathon, 21km WheelChair Race, 42km Relay and the 42km Full Marathon.

Runners are reminded that running is a strenuous activity and they must ensure that they are medically and physically fit to participate in the event.  

There will be prize money for the timed races only. The breakdown of the prize money can be found here:https://www.nairobimarathon.com/wp-content/runners-guide-2022.pdf

The final results and leaderboard will be available on our website after race day. You will be able to download a copy of your timing certificate.

To access the results, click here : https://live.ultimate.dk/desktop/front/index.php?eventid=5683

To get your correct timing results please contact secretariat@nairobimarathon.com within one month after the marathon to notify us of any change you require.

No refund will be made if the race is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

Yes. You can leave all your belongings at the left luggage area which will be at the warm-up area.

The 20th edition of the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon will be hosted in the last week of October 2023.

We are thrilled to host the 20th edition this year and we will be celebrating our 20 years anniversary. The marathon will be run on Sunday 29th October 2023.

Yes. Collection of race kit is possible and the person collecting must come with confirmation slip (either printed or softcopy) and some identification document

Kit collection for both individual and group registration will be done at the marathon venue from Monday 23rd October 2023 to Sunday 29th October 2023 from 8am to 6pm. On Sunday 29th October 2023, kit collection will be open between 6am to 4pm.