Running the Rift Marathon & Half Marathon

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The event starts at 07:00.

Running the Rift is much more than just a race. It is a life-changing adventure deep into rural Africa where runners from around the world join East-Africans and local Ugandans on the brutal trails of the Great Rift Valley. Join us from the 19th to the 25th of November 2019. Full board places start from £625.

Running the Rift Marathon (full, half, and 10km) is a challenging trail run through spectacular scenery where the Rift Valley meets the Congo Basin and Rwenzori Mountains. Funds raised go to the Kyaninga Child Development Centre to support disabled children and their families.

Just north of the equator and at 1600m, the races are hilly, hot and are as beautiful as they are brutal. Both courses are marked and marshalled, water stations, electrolytes and four teams of medics are present.

The races are part of a week-long event based at the luxury safari lodge, Kyaninga Lodge. Join us for the whole event and experience a unique and very special trip in a beautiful and unexplored part of the world, or come along for the race only. See the website for more info.

Created by runners passionate about running in East Africa.

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]



Running the Rift Marathon

November 23, 2019 (Saturday) - 07:00
Cut off: 07:00 hours
42.195 kilometers
888 meters
1 ITRA Points
Trail Hilly Countryside UTMB qualifier Solo Charity/Fund raising
The number for participants for the race is capped to 200.

Running the Rift Half Marathon

November 23, 2019 (Saturday) - 08:30
Cut off: 04:30 hours
21.097 kilometers
384 meters
Trail Hilly Solo Charity/Fund raising
The number for participants for the race is capped to 200.

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