Faqs

This year's Marathon will take place on Sunday 25th October, 2015.

Different races start at different times but you should plan to be at Nyayo Stadium at least 15 minutes before assembly time. Click here to see the Start times

There will be six categories which are the Tricycles 42 Km, Wheelchairs 21Km, Full Marathon (42Km), Half Marathon (21Km), 10Km and  Family Fun Run.

The title sponsor of the marathon is Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Limited.
The gold sponsors are G4S, Jubilee Insurance.
The silver sponsors are  Access Kenya Group , Majestic Printing Works Ltd ,Alpine Coolers and Uchumi supermarkets.
The associate sponsors are Parapet, Subaru Kenya.
The partners are Athletics Kenya, Nairobi City County ,AIMS and The Kenya Police.

To register online please go to www.nairobimarathon.com

Roads used for the marathon will be closed from 4:00 am on 25th morning. Please use the traffic diversions and follow the instructions of the Police. Traffic on the roads before 6:30 am is expected to be light.

If you are unable to continue the race at any point, move over to the side of the road and wait for an Ambulance or the Stragglers bus. You might also wish to stop at a Medical Station or a Water Station. Each of these points will have a manager and you should inform them of your race number and wait for the Stragglers Bus to return you to the finish. If you require medical assistance, the manager at any station on route will inform the chief medical officer who will dispatch an ambulance and if required, take you to the appropriate centre for treatment.
Children may participate in the Family Fun Run
The Family Fun Run Assembly is on the Lusaka road adjacent to Toyota Kenya, off Uhuru Highway (the side nearest to Nakumatt Mega). The assembly area contains the First Aid and Water stations.
The area also has a stage on which all of the pre event animation and warm up programmes are conducted.
Assembly for the Family Fun Run opens at 8.00 am. at the slip road adjacent to Toyota Kenya, off Uhuru Highway (the side nearest to Nakumatt Mega) and the Family Fun Assembly Area can be accessed from Uhuru Highway Langata roundabout side or from Baricho road.
 
Family Fun Route
The Standard Chartered Family Fun Run follows the route indicated on the route map.
All turns and junctions for the Family Fun Race are clearly signposted.
Directional signs and Distance markers for the Family Fun Run are coloured ORANGE.
It is important to note and follow the signs that will lead runners to the right or left hand lanes of the road on approach to junctions and turning points.
 
Family Fun Run Finish
The finish line is on Uhuru Highway outside Nyayo Stadium on the Nakumatt Mega side of Uhuru Highway to finish at a separate dedicated Family Fun Finish line.
 
The finish line is the same line as the Half Marathon start line. It is a different finish line to the 10km Race.
Finisher Certificates, for all the races, can be downloaded from the website www.nairobimarathon.com from 6:00 am Wednesday 28th October.
 
Download Instructions:
  • Go to www.nairobimarathon.com
  • From the website home page click on PRINT CERTIFICATES link
  • Enter your race number on the resulting screen. Click ENTER or GO (your details will be retrieved for you to confirm the names and race category)
  • Click VIEW CERTIFICATE to generate the certificate in PDF format
  • Click PRINT to print
  • Click SAVE to download

See Runners Guide appendix 5 for details.

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