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Rift Valley Odyssey (3 day)

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Location:
Kenya
Event type:
Adventure Race
Entries open:
Entries open: 31 Oct 2019
Event dates:
24 Sep 2020 - 3 day event
± 45 weeks until event
Race Organiser:
Rift Valley Odyssey
Race Director:
Eric Nesbitt
Email:
eric@riftvalleyodyssey.com

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A breathtaking mountain bike adventure across Kenya’s spectacular Great Rift Valley, Mt Suswa to Maasai Mara; an amazing experience for discerning cyclists¬†that seek pure MTB adventure across a fascinating landscape; for the racing snakes, this is an opportunity to race with your heart wide open. Because there is no race timing e-mountain bikes are welcome. Whatever your pace, the Rift Valley Odyssey is an unforgettable experience. …[read more]

Weather conditions

Mild with a chance of light rain

Season: Summer

Route Information

Distance:
290km
Ascent:
4900m

Terrain

Mountainous, single track, jeep track, Big 5 country, plenty of wildlife

Technical Rating: 7

Stage details

Day
Distance
Ascent
Route
1:
120km
1800m
Mt. Suswa to Maji Moto
2:
110km
2100m
Maji Moto to Loita
3:
80km
1250m
Loita to Maasai Mara

Entry Fee details

Entry pp R14000 to 16000 / USD: $1100

60% of all riding will be above 2,000m elevation (peak altitude is 2,800m), this will exert considerable cardio-vascular demands on all riders. All entrants must be physically and mentally prepared for this demanding adventure. Race entry fee includes: Race camp access, standard dome tent & all meals, National Park & Forest fees, Rhino Conservation contribution, Land access fees, AMREF Flying Doctors Service. Race entry fee excludes: hotel accommodation, transfer packages, massage services, bike maintenance services.

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