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.
CHOOSING RUNNING CAMPS KENYA
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.
WHY CHOOSE US
Accompanied by Two IAAF licensed coaches and being the Official Partner of the High Altitude Training Centre, “Running Camps Kenya” renders the most authentic Kenyan running experience in the ultimate runner’s paradise- Iten. Visit Kenya’s home of champions and have the running experience of a lifetime with us. Experience a reminiscent expedition with endless dirt roads, the scenic Rift Valley, Kenyan top athletes and a welcoming local community!
Had a great time with running camps Kenya. Definitely coming back here. I am very grateful for this experience!
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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.
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.
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!
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.