20th September 2020

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 30km Mountain Bike Race. This Ultra Trail race and Mountain Bike Race is proudly organized by Activate Uganda on the 22nd of September 2019

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Early Bird Race Fee Schedule

Race October 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019 January 1, 2020 – July 31, 2020 August 1, 2020 – September 15, 2020
50 Km $25 $30 $35
25 Km $20 $25 $30
12 Km $20 $25 $30
5 Km $20 $25 $30
Mountain Bike Race (MTB) $20 $25 $30

Our Program

18 Sept

Race pack collection

Kampala – Endiro Coffee from 2pm – 7pm
Jinja – Nile River Explorers Camp from 11am - 7pm

19 Sept

Dinner and Briefing

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

20 Sept

Trial and MTB Challenge

Race Briefing 15 minutes before each race.
50Km at 6:30am
MTB Race at 7:30am
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

The Nile!!

Running along the source of the nile.

Take a peak at the breath Taking scenery running along the source of the nile.

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