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Kijabe MTB Enduro Race 2022 5th Edition !

February 26 @ 6:00 am - February 27 @ 5:00 pm

KSh2,000 – KSh4,000

Lets drift and TuBike are official sponsors to the Kijabe Mountain Biking Enduro Race 2022 5th Edition. Enduro mtb racing involves riders tackling steep, technical timed downhill segments. The Kijabe enduro race will take place across 8 stages starting from Kijabe hill (Kenton) and navigating up and down the steep Kijabe descent towards Kijabe hospital. This year we invite drifters and spectators to come cheer and spectate riders as they navigate down the technical trails. We also invite interested cyclists to sign up for the event and learn more about enduro racing from experienced riders. The event will be held on both the 26th and 27th Feb with the race village at Kijabe Guest house. We will also have planned recce weekends before the race weekend for interested cyclists to try out and practise before the race. 

Riders Brief

Riders are invited to come participate in the 5th edition of the Kijabe Enduro MTB race. It will be a 2 day race across 8 stages. Kindly note if you have never raced or participated in any enduro event or riding, kindly make sure you do a recce before race day to get acquainted to the trails for safety reasons. 

Cost Includes

  • Race entry 
  • Bike shuttle from stage to stage
  • Rider shuttle
  • Snacks and water 
  • Race village access

Cost Excludes

  • Accomodation 
  • Transportation to Kijabe 
  • Food (lunch)

ITINERARY

DAY 1:

  • Morning race brief: Kijabe Guest House
  • Shuttle to Pizza Inn View Point
  • Warm up trail: Meat Deluxe
  • Stage 1: All I Need
  • Stage 2: Sunset Bench 
  • Stage 3: Giants & Bees 
  • Stage 4: Holy Eucharist into Old Kijabe Town

DAY 2:

  • Morning race brief: Kijabe Guest House
  • Shuttle to Stage 5
  • Stage 5: Hit the Lights
  • Stage 6: Under the S
  • Stage 7: Nemesis
  • Stage 8: Midnight Train
  • Award Ceremony

Spectators Brief 

Come cheer riders as they risk it all down steep sketchy trails for some adrenaline rush and fun! We have curated accessible spectator points through the race stages. Transport will be provided from one stage to another starting from the race village at Kijabe Guest House. Kijabe is 1 hour away from Nairobi and you choose to drive both days or spend one night in the town. We recommend you make earlier arrangements if you plan to sleep in Kijabe.. 

 

Cost Includes

  • Spectator shuttle to all viewing stages
  • Guide fee
  • Snacks and water 
  • Race village access

Cost Excludes

  • Accomodation 
  • Transportation to Kijabe 
  • Food (lunch)

ITINERARY

DAY 1:

  • Morning Race brief: Kijabe Guest House
  • Shuttle to Stage 1 spectator point 
  • Spectator Point Stage 1: All I Need
  • Spectator Point Stage 3: Giants and Bees 
  • Spectator Point Stage 4: Holy Eucharist (End Old Kijabe)
  • Shuttle back to Kijabe

DAY 2:

  • Morning Race brief: Kijabe Guest House
  • Shuttle to Stage 5 start
  • Spectator Point Stage 5: Under the S
  • Spectator Point Stage 6: Nemesis 
  • Spectator Point Stage 7: Hit the lights 
  • Award Ceremony at Kijabe Guest House

What to bring

Riders 

  • Helmet is a MUST
  • Tubeless tyres HIGHLY recommended
  • Spare tube 
  • Hydration pack/refillable water bottle
  • Energy bar 
  • Long sleeve jersey (due to brush) 
  • Other protective gear are recommended eg knee pads, elbow pads etc
  • Multi tool

Spectators 

  • Refillable water bottle 
  • Warm clothing (Kijabe gets cold in the morning sometimes) 
  • Camera to capture the action 
  • Packed lunch is recommended
  • Hiking shoes
  • Good vibes

 

Where to stay

Kijabe Guest House – 0717676769

  • 3x Apartment can hold 4 or 5 people @ Kshs 4000/night
  • Self contained rooms @Kshs 2000/night
  • Shared room (2 or 3 people) & shared bathroom @Kshs 1000/night
  • Single room & shared bathroom @Kshs 600/night
  • Other Air BnBs around the area. Please check on what is available
  • Riders are especially encouraged to book their accommodation earlier

 

Moffat Guest House – 0737589113

Bunk beds with shared bathroom @ Kshs 600/night

 

Other

There are a number of Air BnBs around the area. Please check on what is available for your preference.

 

Kindly book in advance especially for riders

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Details

Start:
February 26 @ 6:00 am
End:
February 27 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
KSh2,000 – KSh4,000
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Organizer

Ianson
Phone:
0708267549

Venue

Kijabe

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