23rd September 2018




The Source of the Nile Trail Running Challenge is a prestigious race with the most stunning and scenic trail you will probably ever run in your life! Set at the source of the Nile, Jinja, Uganda, the different running trails will not only take you along the banks of the great River Nile but upon rocky paths past the rapids and up to the scenic hills overlooking lake Victoria and down through villages and banana plantations. This year we will include a 50km distance for the truly adventurous Ultra Trail runners and 50km Mountain Bike Race. This Ultra Trail race and Mountain Bike Race is proudly organized by Activate Uganda on the 23rd of September 2018

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Early Bird Race Fee Schedule



November 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017
50 Km $25
25 Km $20
12 Km $20
5 Km $20
Mountain Bike Race (MTB) $20

January 1, 2018 – July 31, 2018
50 Km $30
25 Km $25
12 Km $25
5 Km $25
Mountain Bike Race (MTB) $25

Our Program

21 Sept

Race pack collection

  • Kampala – Endiro Coffee from 10am – 7pm
  • Jinja – Nile River Explorers Camp from 10am - 7pm

22 Sept

Dinner and Briefing

  • Race briefing at 6pm at Nile River Explorers (NRE)
  • Pasta Dinner - 6:45pm – 8:30pm NRE

23 Sept

Trial Challenge

  • Race Briefing at the start. NRE 7:15am
  • 25Km at 8:00am
  • 12Km at 8:30am
  • 5Km at 9:00am
  • Prize ceremony at 11:15am
  • Boat Cruise Lunch 12:30 to 2:00pm





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