18 September 2022





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 18th of September 2022

5Km

12Km

25Km

50Km

MTB

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The Trail Run

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

Early Bird Race Fee Schedule



Race November 01, 2021 - December 31, 2021 January 01, 2022 - March 31, 2022 April 01, 2022 - June 30, 2022 July 01, 2022 - August 29, 2022 August 30, 2022 - September 11, 2022
50 Km $18 $25 $30 $35 $40
25 Km $18 $25 $30 $35 $40
12 Km $18 $25 $30 $35 $40
5 Km $18 $25 $30 $35 $40
Mountain Bike (MTB) $18 $25 $30 $35 $40

Our Program

16 Sep

Race pack collection

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

17 Sep

Race pack collection

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

18 Sep

Trail and MTB Challenge

  1. Race Briefing 15 minutes before each race.
  2. 50Km at 6:30am
  3. MTB Race at 7:30am
  4. 25Km at 8:00am
  5. 12Km at 8:30am
  6. 5Km at 9:00am
  7. Prize ceremony at 11:15am









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