From the organisers of Shompole Marathon.......
'It doesn't matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle, when the sun comes up, you'd better start running'
The Goal is not the Concern of the Mind but of the Spirit
We are all bound together with a single essence; to educate hundreds of aspiring athletes from Africa's Largest Slum
Shompole Marathon is a motivational event for the everyday athlete who strives to excel on their own terms, to set and realize personal goals and achieve their own defining moment of greatness.
This is an individual race that is mean’t for the serious runners - a beautiful race course that run through a diverse scenery offered in a beautiful, high-lying race course meandering on top of the Lukenya Hill. half-Marathon course consists of one-loop of 13.1 miles, this is a race recommended for the experienced, well-trained athlete.
The 10km course meanders around the Lukenya hill-top, a beautiful course comprising rich wildlife and not without herds of wildbeests, Zebras, Gazelles and other herbivores grazing gracefully along the course. The Lukenya 10K experience is an adventure of a lifetime.