Kenya is a great sporting nation. The name Kenya has become a byword for athletic prowess. At many recent Olympic games and other international athletic competitions, the sight of Kenyans holding the gold, silver and bronze medals for a single athletic event has become commonplace.
The Kenyan love of sport means that there is plenty for the visiting sport enthusiast to see and do. This is the ideal destination for a sporting traveller.
Away from the big game of our Parks and Reserves, there are plenty of other Big Games to see. From Rugby Sevens to the world’s most gruelling off road Rally, there is a wide range of spectator sports throughout the year.
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There are also new and unusual sporting spectacles born of our exotic cultural heritage. Why not take a front row seat at the annual Donkey races in Lamu or the traditional Bullfights in Kakamega?
If you don’t want to just sit back and spectate, Kenya can certainly keep you busy. We take sport seriously and have world class sporting facilities to prove it. Golfers will be delighted to discover some of the finest golf courses in Africa.
Tee off in our pure highland air with views of both Mt Kenya and Mt Kilimanjaro in the Distance, and discover what a real Game safari is all about.
Running in Kenya – High Altitude Training Camps
Kenyan athletes, the likes of the legendary Kipchoge Keino and Henry Rono, decades ago set the bar high and established the country’s prowess as an athletics powerhouse. Ever since, Kenya has become a gold mine for world beating champion athletes and runners.
Kitesurfing in Kenya
Perfect wind conditions, beautiful tropical beaches and ready access to Kenya’s world famous game parks make this the most exciting new destination for ocean borne adventure…
Running in the Wild
Lewa Downs, a private ranch and rhino conservation area, hosts an annual marathon through the property. This race is run over a bush course that winds its way across open plains, through forest and hills.
The Rhino Charge is a 4WD rally through Kenya’s wilderness. The race involves 4WD vehicles following acourse through extremely rough terrain to reach a series ofpre-arranged points in the fastest possible time.
Cricket in the Wild
Kenya has a thriving cricket culture and the game is becoming increasingly popular throughout the country. The Ol Pejeta Conservancy hosts an annual event that brings together teams for a three day cricket tournament out in the wild.