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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 2016
Event dates:
28 Sep 2017 - 3 day event
Less than a week 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:
280km
Ascent:
4500m

Terrain

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

Technical Rating: 7

Stage details

Day
Distance
Ascent
Route
1:
80km
890m
Suswa to Mosiro
2:
84km
1940m
Mosiro to Loita
3:
99km
2555m
Loita to Maasai Mara

Entry Fee details

Entry pp R8900 to 10800 / USD: $700

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 & meals, National Park & Forest fees, Rhino Conservation contribution, Land access fees, AMREF Flying Doctors Service. Race entry fee excludes: accommodation & transport packages.

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