Race Preparation

1. Virtual challenges

Look out for a chance to run with the rest of the marathon community through exciting virtual challenges on Strava. Here’s how:

  • Download Strava on Google Play or Apple Play Store
  • Sign-up for an account
  • Log into your account
  • Find the Nairobi Marathon challenges on your challenge gallery
  • Sign up for the challenge
  • Run the challenge distance within the given time
  • Get your digital badge
  • Redeem an award and stand a chance to win exclusive prizes such as a slot in one of our physical warm-up races!

2. Warm-up races

Run and interact with the best in athletics during our warm-up races within Nairobi! We will also explore and educate on the need to conserve our green spaces such as Nairobi Arboretum, Karura Forest, Ngong Forest Sanctuary, and Oloolua Nature Trail which provide safe running spaces.