Athletics Kenya road races and cross country athletics calendar 2020

Athletics Kenya road races and cross country athletics calendar 2020

Road races are popular in Kenya and are a fantastic opportunity to gauge your resilience before you participate in marathons. Marathon dates for 2020 are here. Most of the road races in Kenya are open to families and corporates but usually attract elite runners, they are the most competitive in the world. Reason, anyone who wins a race in Kenya has a higher probability of winning a long distance race anywhere in the world. The Athletics Kenya calendar 2020 has a lot to offer to athletes. Below are dates for already scheduled races:

JANUARY 2020 ROAD RACE CALENDAR KENYA

1st      Kobujoi Cross Country,     Kobujoi
3rd     2nd AK Build-up for Sprints and Field Events,    Nairobi
4th     5th A.K Cross Country Series /Anti-Doping Awareness,     Iten
11th    Counties Cross Country Championships/Anti-Doping Awareness, All Counties KEN
11th    Kenya Prisons Service Cross Country Championships/Anti-Doping Awareness,  Uhuru Gardens
11th     National Police Service Cross Country Championships/Anti-Doping Awareness,   Ngong Race Course
17th    3rd AK Build-up for Sprints and Field Events,   Nairobi
24th    Kenya Defence Forces Cross Country Championships and 30km Road Race/Anti-Doping Awareness,   Thika Baracks
25th    Kenya University Cross Country Championships,   Egerton University
25th    Regional Cross Country Championships /Anti-Doping Awareness,   All Regions KEN
25th    Rachuonyo 10km Road Race,    Homabay
26th    Discovery Kenya Cross Country,    Eldoret
31st    4th AK Build-up for Sprints and Field Events,    Nairobi

FEBRUARY 2020 ROAD RACE CALENDAR KENYA

2nd     Discovery Eldoret Half Marathon,    Eldoret
8th      National Cross Country Championships Cum Trials Africa Cross Country Championships/ Mandatory AK Anti-Doping Awareness for Competing Athletes,    Nairobi
10th – 28th    Residential Training Camp for Team Kenya to the Africa Cross Country Championships,   Kigari TTC
16th      Discovery Samuel Wanjiru 10KM,   Nyahururu
21st      1st AK Sprints and Field Events Clinic,    Nairobi
22nd     Mt. Kenya Mountain Running,     Meru
22nd – 23rd     1st AK Track and Field Build up Competition/Anti-Doping Awareness,   Eldoret
29th     Maria Soti Cross Country,     Elgeyo Marakwet

MARCH 2020 ROAD RACE CALENDAR KENYA

1st       6th Africa Cross Country Championships,   Lomé, TOG
5th – 6th      2nd AK Track and Field Build up Competition/Anti-Doping Awareness,  Nairobi
7th       FISU Cross Country Championships(World Student Cross Country Championship), Marrakech MAR
8th      Beyond Zero Half Marathon,     Nairobi
13th -15th     WORLD ATHLETICS Indoor Championships,   Nanjing CHN
14th      Naivasha Half Marathon,     Naivasha
20th      2nd AK Sprints and Field Events Clinic,     Embu
21st -22nd     3rd AK Track and Field Build up Competition/Anti-Doping Awareness, Embu
22nd       Eldoret City Marathon,    Eldoret ****Note: According to the organizer’s website, the Eldoret City race is set for  19th April***
29th     Nairobi 10KM Diamond Run 2019,    Nairobi
29th     WORLD ATHLETICS Half Marathon Championships,    Gdynia POL

APRIL 2020 ROAD RACE CALENDAR KENYA


3rd     3rd AK Sprints and Field Events Clinic,   Kisumu
4th – 5th      4th AK Track and Field Build up Competition/Anti-Doping Awareness, Kisumu
4th      Garrisa University Memorial 10Km Road race,    Garrisa
7th – 9th      Kenya Police Athletics Championships/Anti-Doping Awareness,  Kasarani
15th – 17th     Kenya Primary Schools National Athletics Championships,    Embu
17th      Counties Athletics Championships/Anti-Doping Awareness,     All Counties KEN
19th      Nandi County Half Marathon,   Kapsabet/Nandi Hills
20th – 22nd       Kenya Secondary Schools National Athletics Championships,   Kapsabet
21st – 23rd        Kenya Defense Forces Athletics Championships/ Anti-Doping Awareness,   Kasarani
24th – 25th        Kenya Prisons Athletics Championships/Anti-Doping Awareness,    Nyayo
24th – 25th        Regional Athletics Championships/Anti-Doping Awareness,   All Regions KEN  24th – 25th        Kenya Universities Track and Field Championships,    Kabarak
26th        Migori 10 Km Road Races,   Awendo

MAY 2020 ROAD RACE CALENDAR KENYA

 8th – 10         National Championships Cum Trials for Africa Senior Athletics Championships,   Nairobi
12th – 15th     Kenya Teachers Colleges National Athletics Championships,   Kigari TTC
30th – 31st      Trials for WORLD ATHLETICS U20 Championships,   Nairobi

JUNE 2020 ROAD RACE CALENDAR KENYA

19th – 21st:    Trials for Tokyo Olympics Games,  Eldoret
24th – 28th:     22nd Africa Senior Athletics Championships, Algiers ALG
30th     The Great Marathon -Unicef,    Iten

JULY 2020 ROAD RACE CALENDAR KENYA


7th – 12th:      WORLD ATHLETICS U20 Championships,     Nairobi
11th          Kabarak Half Marathon,   Kabarak
19th          Iten Marathon,    Iten
20th – 1st AUG:    World Masters Athletics Championships,   Toronto CAN
27th       Iten Safaricom 10km,  Iten
31st – 9th AUG:     The XXXII Olympic Games(Olympic Games), Tokyo JPN

AUGUST 2020 ROAD RACE CALENDAR KENYA

 2nd       Mt Kenya East Embu Half Marathon,   Embu
9th         Thika Cancer Care Half Marathon,    Thika
15th       Kirdam 10km Road Race,     Kabarnet
20th       Kisii 10KM Road Race,     Kisii
23rd       Kass Marathon,      Eldoret

SEPTEMBER 2020 ROAD RACE CALENDAR KENYA


5th       Kesses 10KM Road Race,    Kesses 12th     Nairobi Diamond Race,      Nairobi
12th     Ndakaini Half Marathon,     Muranga
12th     Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Memorial 10Km Road Race,    Bondo
15th     Chemusus Dam Half Marathon,      Eldama Ravine
19th     Mwea Half Marathon,      Mwea
20th     Safaricom Mombasa International 10 KM,    Mombasa
22nd    Sasumua Half Marathon,     Njambini
24th – 26th     University of Eldoret Chepkoilel Cross Country,     Eldoret
26th       Kitui Avena Half Marathon,      Mutomo-Kitui
26th       Laikipia University Half Marathon,       Laikipia University
27th       Discovery Lake Olborosat Road Race,      Olkalau
28th       Lake Turkana Half Marathon,      Turkana
30th      World Anti-Rabies 10km Run,       Kapsabet

OCTOBER 2020 ROAD RACE CALENDAR KENYA

3rd       Family Bank Half Marathon,       Eldoret
3rd      Safaricom Madoka Half Marathon,       Taita Taveta
3rd      Tom O’Omuombo Memorial Cross Country,      Siaya
6th       Kebirigo 10km Road Race,         Nyamira
10th     Isaiah F Kiplagat Memorial Ndalat Gaa Cross Country,      Ndalat
17th      Eldama Ravine Half Marathon,     Eldama Ravine
24th      Machakos Road Race,        Machakos
24th      Mama Sara Obama Road Race,     Siaya
25th     Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon,     Nairobi

PS: Race dates may change, please keep it here or confirm with organisers to ensure you get the correct dates.

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