Saturday 24th  to Tuesday 28th November 2017.

The Mt. Kenya Epik mountain biking challenge is a 2-person team mountain bike stage race and team members have to race together for the entire distance of the race, looking after each other and their equipment.

Riders-and-Team-Categories

The Mt. Kenya Epik events are sanctioned by Africa Extreme and relevant county governments. Minimum age of participation is 19 years on 31 December of the year in which the race takes place. Age of participants must be justified in registration forms according to participation categories and the necessary identification documents provided. All minors must be authorised by parents or guardians. Riders must be in good health and well trained. Teams will compete in men, women or mixed categories. The men and women teams are subdivided in: open, sub-vet, vet and master categories. Categories are determined by the age of the younger of the two riders in the team:

  • open men/women –the younger participants must be between the age of 19 and 29 years on 31 December of the year in which the race takes place
  • sub-vet men/women – the younger participants must be between the age of 30 and 39 years on 31 December of the year in which the race takes place
  • vet men/women – the younger participants must be between the age of 40 and 49 years on 31 December of the year in which the race takes place
  • master men/women – the younger participants must be 50 on 31 December of the year in which the race takes place

Entry-and-registration-costs

Pre-events: 3,000/- per team of two 1,000 kids Main Event: 4 days: including prologue KES 35,000/- until end of July  2017 KES 38,500/-  until October 27th, 2017 Corporate entry ( sponsorship) : 2 pax 80,000/-  early bird ( till end of July  2017) 100,000/- October 2017

2017 Challenge

Please note: in the interest of your safety, we have amended the event dates, length and route to accommodate the erratic weather pattern currently being experienced in the region;

  • Prologue: Starts at 2.00 pm from Naro Moru River Lodge on Saturday 24th October 2017
  • Stage 1: To be advised ( TBA)
  • Stage 2: To be advised ( TBA)
  • Stage 3 (Final Stage): To be advised ( TBA)
  • The race will start and finish at Naro Moru River Lodge.