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RUNNING CAMPS KENYA

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A RUNNING
EXPERIENCE
OF A LIFETIME

Discover the roots of long
distance running in Kenya. Iten
is considered as a true runners
mecca. From casual runners to
elite, learn how to unlock
your best performance from
the world’s greatest runners.

TRAINING IN ITEN

Train with Kenyan athletes on daily basis during our running camps. Our running camps are for casual runners to elite, our coach will work with you to tailor your training program. Next to this, you will be assigned a pacer based on your goals and abilities for the duration of the camp.

First of all, training consists of daily morning runs, long runs, speed work, track sessions and more. Secondly, you will be able to join the local Kenyan (top) athletes during their progression runs and famous Tuesdays fartlek sessions. Thirdly, and most importantly our instructors are there to support you througout the camp.

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THE ACCOMMODATION

The world-famous high altitude training center of Lornah Kiplagat in Iten Kenya is the base for our training camps. Accommodation during our training camps is based on full board and you can make unlimited use of all facilities in the training camp. The training center has a 25 meter swimming pool, a fully equipped fitness center, 2 saunas and a private 400 meter running track. Next to that, our coaches and trainers are present in the training center to guide you throughout your stay.

In the training center the rooms are safe, clean and comfortable, but simple. All rooms have 2 beds, a toilet, sink and hot water shower. Rooms are cleaned daily and the beds made. Wi-Fi is available at the lounge area in the training center.

OUR RUNNING CAMPS

open to all runners!

We have monthly running camps with fixed dates. Next to this, you can always contact us for a private running camp for you and your friends, running team or club. In addition, we also offer educational school running camps. Feel free to contact us to discuss the possibilities.

CLASSIC CAMP

€1495/14 days
  • CLASSIC RUNNING CAMP – 14 DAYS
  • Open to runners of all abilities
  • Led by experienced staff
  • Accommodation based on full board
  • Daily guided runs and workouts
  • Excursions and day trips
  • Authentic Kenyan running experience
  • Healthy and nutritious (organic) meals prepared by the camps chefs

EXTENDED CAMP

€1995/21 days
  • EXTENDED RUNNING CAMP – 21 DAYS
  • Open to runners of all abilities
  • Led by experienced staff
  • Accommodation based on full board
  • Daily guided runs and workouts
  • Excursions and day trips
  • Authentic Kenyan running experience
  • Healthy and nutritious (organic) meals prepared by the camps chefs

CUSTOM CAMP

€€€/On request
  • PRIVATE RUNNING CAMP – ON REQUEST
  • For private groups, clubs, teams, schools.
  • Choose your own duration of the camp
  • Choose your own itinerary
  • Option to add excursions, safaris etc.
  • Contact us to discuss the possibilities.

CHOOSING RUNNING CAMPS KENYA

ABOUT US
  • Authentic Kenyan running experience.

  • Suitable for runners of all abilities.

  • We combine our running camps with several cultural excursions.

  • Daily guided runs with local Kenyan runners.

  • Official partner of the High Altitude Training Centre.

  • Small groups and a personal approach.

  • Supporting the local community directly.

  • Learn and train with the best runners in the world.

  • Full travel assistance for your trip to Iten, Kenya.

THE RUNNING EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME

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Had a great time with running camps Kenya. Definitely coming back here. I am very grateful for this experience!

Matts
Susan
Very special to be able to train with Kenyan athletes. I will never forget the hospitality and friendliness. I learned so much from this trip. I can truly say; The journey of my life, a must for every runner.
David

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

I’m not a fast runner, is this running camp suitable for me?2019-12-27T07:11:05+00:00

Absolutely! Our running camps are suitable for runners of all abilities. Our trainers will work with you to tailor your training program. Next to this, you will be assigned a pacer based on your goals and abilities for the duration of the camp.

Is Iten safe?2019-12-27T07:11:20+00:00

Yes, Iten is safe and the locals are very welcoming to foreign visitors. Our camps are held at the High Altitude Training Centre in Iten. The accommodation is situated directly next to the local police station and the camp also has a 24 hour security guard as a precaution. We have been organizing running camps since 2012 and have never had a single issue with the safety of our guests. All our runs and excursions are also guided by local Kenyan runners/guides. You can go out on your own without any problems.

Can you describe a typical day during the running camp?2019-12-27T07:11:31+00:00

A typical day of training starts with an early morning run, breakfast, a little rest, an afternoon activity / local excursion, optional gym session (core/strength/stability classes) and if you feel like going on a 2nd run in the afternoon, that’s always possible. Other training during the camp consists of track sessions on our private track, long runs, speed work, progression runs, fartlek and more. Get in contact with us if you have any questions!

How do I get to your running camps in Iten?2019-12-27T07:11:41+00:00

You can book your international flight to Nairobi, Kenya. From Nairobi you’ll have to fly to Eldoret in Kenya. You can book your flight from Nairobi to Eldoret with JamboJet or Fly540 airlines. Both of them have 3 flights a day from Nairobi to Eldoret. Our team will pick you up from Eldoret Airport when you arrive. The Airport transfer to Iten is included in the package. As soon as you have your flight details, please share them with us so we can arrange the airport transfer for you. If you need any help or advice please contact us here.