Terms and Conditions

Welcome to https://www.nairobimarathon.com/, the official website of Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon. We may refer to ourselves on this page, as: “Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon,” “SCNM,” “event” “we,” “our,” or “us.” We refer to you as “you” or “your.”

These Terms and Conditions (T&Cs) govern our website located at https://www.nairobimarathon.com/, and any of SCNM’s other registered domains, mobile apps, or social networking pages, profiles or feeds that post a link to these Terms (collectively, the “Services”).

Please read these T&Cs carefully before registering for the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon. By registering, you accept these Terms and consent to our Privacy Policy that can be found here https://www.nairobimarathon.com/privacy-policy/. If you do not agree, please do not register for this event. SCNM reserves the right to change the information, features, policies, promotions, disclosures, and disclaimers of the Services at any time in our sole discretion without prior notice. Changes to these T&Cs will be posted on the Services as they occur. All such changes are effective immediately when we post them, or such later date as may be specified in the notice of updated Terms and any applicable additional Terms.

By registering for this event, all participants agree to abide by these rules and regulations and comply with all reasonable directions and decisions made by the event, officials and representatives of Athletics Kenya and World Athletics. Your agreement or consent will be legally binding and enforceable and the legal equivalent of your handwritten signature
Any breach of these Terms and conditions immediately terminates your rights with respect to our Services.

Rules and regulations:

1. Terms and Conditions – Entry

  • The official entry form must be completed fully by each intending participant. Completion of the entry form and payment of the entry fee represents acceptance of these terms and conditions.
    Entry application will only be processed after receipt of full payment of the entry fee prescribed.
  • Participants must be capable of completing the race distance chosen at sign-up. It is their responsibility to undertake the necessary preparation and training required for their race distance. By entering our event, runners agree that on their chosen race day they will be fit and healthy enough to participate in the race unaided. If in doubt, please seek medical advice.
  • Participants take cognizance of the fact that running is a strenuous activity and will result in physical exhaustion. They enter the race at their own risk and shall discharge the organisers and sponsors for any injury, illness, loss, or equipment damage incurred as a result of their participation. On the event day, the participants will be responsible for their personal safety including but not limited to: the running route they choose to run on and its associated risks, their running times, hydration along the running routes.
  • Participants of 42km, 21km, and 10km must be over 18 years of age.
  • Participants under the age of 18 must always be accompanied by a responsible adult who has agreed to be bound by the terms and conditions of the event. It is the responsibility of the parent or guardian of the entrant to ensure that participants can complete the distance. The parents or guardians will take full responsibility and liability for the minors participating in the event.
  • There will be no fee refunded if the event is cancelled for whatever reason or if the participant does not take part in any of the races.


2. Terms and Conditions – Participation

  • Participants will take up the personal responsibility of complying with the guidelines set by the event and other authorities such as Athletics Kenya, World Athletics, Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya and participate in adherence to them. Standard Chartered Bank and Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon waives all liability for any misconduct undertaken by the participants during their participation.
    The Organisers recommend participants to consider having suitable sports activity insurance cover in place in the event of any illness, accident, injury, or damage caused during the event.
  • Participants are advised to run through their chosen routes before the official marathon day to familiarise themselves with the route and any risks associated with it.
  • All participants and especially those taking part in the long-distance runs (21km and 42km) are advised to make necessary personal arrangements for their hydration and recharging during their races.
    It is the participant’s responsibility to ensure their email address and any other required details provided, are correct. There will be no liability on the organiser’s part if the information is incorrect or incomplete.
  • If the participant does not complete the race or submit their results by the required timelines, no virtual certificate will be issued.
  • The Organisers reserve the right to use the participants’  personal data, contact information, images, videos, motion pictures, recordings or any other records obtained, collected or submitted for the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon (“information”) for any legitimate purposes, including commercial advertising, re-marketing, marketing of other Products offered by the organiser and those offered by Sponsors to the Standard Chartered Nairobi marathon.
  • Participants also consent to allow the Organisers to communicate with them via post, email, text, phone, or other methods before or after the race day. Participants are informed to visit www.nairobimarathon.com/privacy-policy/ for further details on the Data Privacy Statement.
  • The participant agrees to follow any rules or instructions provided to them by the Organisers as may be communicated via the event website, by email or any other means of communication.


It is the responsibility of the competitor to familiarise themselves with the event’s rules, the race formats, and any directions as published in the ‘Runners guide’, marathon website or communicated to them in any other form.

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