Will you Run the Rift or Experience the Rift? Join the 2023 occasions now! – Diary of a Muzungu


Get match. Assist out. Really feel good

Be part of me in registering for this yr’s calendar of sporting occasions going down at the fabulous Kyaninga Lodge close to Fort Portal. I like these professionally organised annual occasions! Full reserving information, costs and call particulars are on this web page.

Kyaninga Lodge KCDC sport fundraiser events Fort Portal 2023
Calendar of Kyaninga Lodge and KCDC sport fundraiser occasions 2023. Fort Portal, western Uganda

The place do the annual Kyaninga sporting occasions happen?

These occasions are centred in and round Kyaninga Lodge, simply quarter-hour’ drive from Fort Portal. The lodge gives one of the spectacular, and difficult, backdrops for a sporting occasion that any athlete – severe or leisure (like me) – might want for. Learn my weblog, Kyaninga Lodge – the dancing, working (and stress-free!) lodge.

Who earnings from the Kyaninga sporting occasions?

All proceeds go to the superb Kyaninga Baby Growth Centre. KCDC gives a lot wanted remedy providers for youngsters with disabilities within the area, nearly all of whom are from deprived households and would in any other case go untreated. I’ve seen how their work can remodel a disabled baby’s household for the higher.

Running the Rift, Kyaninga Lodge, Fort Portal Uganda. Diary of a Muzungu.
Working the Rift – with Dillon, Assumptah, child Stella and Rachel from Kyaninga Childhood Growth Centre

One yr all of us took half in Working the Rift. Harmless and Emmanuel steamed into 4th and fifth locations within the 21 km (whereas a few of us walked the 5 km!) Assumptah carried child Stella the entire 5 km. Approach to go, crew!

Running the Rift, Kyaninga Lodge, Fort Portal Uganda. Diary of a Muzungu.
Working the Rift with the Diary of a Muzungu household

Experience the Rift bike races Kyaninga Lodge – Saturday April 1st 2023

That is the primary of the annual occasions.

Kyaninga Lodge KCDC sport fundraiser events Fort Portal 2023
Kyaninga Lodge KCDC sport fundraiser occasions Fort Portal 2023

Select from the 65 km descent bike race or the 95 km “Beast Route!”

Absorb Lake Albert, cycle by way of the Semuliki Wildlife Reserve, after which up and down the foothills of the majestic Rwenzori Mountains. Select the problem of biking the ‘up’ course, climbing from the bottom level in Uganda, 615 metres, up over a vertical kilometre, to complete at 1685 metres. On the ‘down’ course, cycle into the valley and watch it open up in entrance of you. For the final word journey, select the Beast Route – a complete of 95 km.

How a lot does it price to Experience the Rift in 2023?

  • 🚴🏾‍♂️🚴🏼‍♀️ Pre-registration is required for all occasions.
  • 🚴🏾‍♂️🚴🏼‍♀️ Entry payment $45 consists of occasion registration, prize-giving ceremony and night leisure. For Ugandans, the payment is 165k ugx. Nonetheless, to advertise biking in Uganda, Experience the Rift is providing Ugandan nationals a 25% low cost on entry charges (in case you register and pay by March thirty first 2023).
  • 🚴🏾‍♂️🚴🏼‍♀️ There may be additionally a particular prize for the highest Ugandan finisher in every class (male / feminine, 65km / 95km race).
  • 🚴🏾‍♂️🚴🏼‍♀️ REGISTER TODAY: MomoPay 613517 occasions@kyaningacdc.org or +256 778277248.
  • 🚴🏾‍♂️🚴🏼‍♀️ Bike rent choices can be found by way of Bike Ventures Uganda, Bike Store Uganda and Final Biking Uganda.
  • 🚴🏾‍♂️🚴🏼‍♀️ All races begin and end at Kyaninga Lodge with afternoon prizegiving and night leisure within the occasions corridor. These occasions are at all times an ideal time out, even in case you’re simply an observer (however do purchase lunch and a few raffle tickets; it’s a fundraiser in any case!)
  • 🚴🏾‍♂️🚴🏼‍♀️ Bus switch $15 (optionally available bus transport for bike and rider from Lake Albert again to Kyaninga Lodge). Native lunch is out there at Lake Albert end line (at extra price).

Kyaninga Triathlon and Duathlon, Kyaninga Lodge – Saturday Might twentieth 2023

Kyaninga Lodge KCDC sport fundraiser events Fort Portal 2023
Kyaninga Lodge KCDC sport fundraiser occasions Fort Portal 2023

The Kyaninga (42km) Marathon is an enormous day within the native and worldwide working calendar. The Working the Rift 42km, 21km, 10km and 5km races happen each November. Learners run alongside Olympians, locals run alongside guests from around the globe and everybody runs essentially the most beautiful race route possible. You’ll run excessive up on the Rift Valley Escarpment, searching “because the Rwenzori Mountains soften into the East African plain.” The races are adopted by an enormous after-party and BBQ.

How a lot does it price to Run the Rift?

“Race-only
entry” is out there to Ugandan residents. Pre-registration required.

  • 42 km $45 or 165k UGX
  • 21 km $45 or 165k UGX
  • 10 km $40 or 150k UGX
  • 5 km $30 or 110 okay UGX
  • Occasion payment consists of registration, prize-giving ceremony and night leisure. Half value for teenagers below 12.

Select from Triathlon, Duathlon or Enjoyable Run.

For the final word problem, or crew occasion, join the favored Kyaninga Triathlon. Swim, cycle and run, solo or in a crew relay. Select the lengthy course or the medium course. Discover the lake and forest of Kyaninga then be part of your crew mates and rivals for one more after social gathering to recollect. Lake Kyaninga is totally protected to swim in.

What’s the distinction between the triathlon, duathlon and enjoyable run?

Triathlon. Medium course – 750 m swim, 17 km cycle, 5 km run
Triathlon. Lengthy course – 1500 m swim, 34 km cycle, 10 km run
Duathlon. 5 km run, 17 km cycle, 5 km run
Enjoyable run. 5 km run or stroll

Every crew ought to have two or three rivals: in a two-person crew, one member will full two disciplines. For a three-person crew, every member will full one self-discipline.

How a lot does it price to participate within the Kyaninga Triathlon?

Full packages that embrace lodging at Kyaninga Lodge and every week stuffed with safari actions can be found for worldwide guests.

“Race-only entry” is out there to Ugandan residents. Pre-registration required.

Triathlon and duathlon. Particular person entry $45 or 165k UGX. Crew entry $80 or 295k UGX
Enjoyable run. Particular person entry $30 or 110k UGX. Children below 12 $15 or 55k UGX.

Working the Rift, 42km + 21km + 10km + 5 km races. Kyaninga Lodge – Saturday November eleventh 2023

The Kyaninga (42km) marathon is an enormous day within the native and worldwide working calendar. The Working the Rift 42km, 21km, 10km and 5km races happen yearly in November. Learners run alongside Olympians, locals run alongside guests from around the globe and everybody runs essentially the most beautiful race route possible. You’ll run excessive up on the Rift Valley Escarpment, searching “because the Rwenzori Mountains soften into the East African plain.” The races are adopted by an enormous after-party and BBQ.

… When you like it … share it! 😉



Related Stories

Discover

Finest Day Spas, Chinatown Eating places & Laser Tag...

Hello there Reader I’m joyful to be sitting at my desk writing to you...

A Massive Bushes Vancouver Island Highway Journey

Are you seeking to expertise a Massive Bushes Vancouver street journey? In terms...

▷ Your COMPLETE Information to the 7 BEST NYC...

Expertise the colourful nightlife of New York Metropolis via its numerous evening markets....

Suggestions for Lively Holidays – Journey Dudes

Discover numerous landscapes in your...

Journey Professional Allison’s Trekking Tales in Volcanoes Nationwide Park

As an Africa Journey Author, I doc a wide range of charming locations...

Popular Categories

Comments

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here