KILIMASAI MARATHON. Run in the Savannah of the Kilimanjaro. July, 30th. 2024.
Enjoy the experience of running in the Kilimanjaro Natural Park in Tanzania, Marathon, Half Marathon or 10k in a 5-day package, combining the race with a Tekking on Kilimanjaro, visits to Masai villages and to finish, 1 day safari in one of the most spectacular reserves in Tanzania.
The race is in July, a month with little rainfall and mild temperatures. The program includes transfers from the airport, all meals, accommodation, training programs, stretching sessions, visit to the Masai village with a trophy party, finisher medal, technical jacket and one day of safari.
Optionally, you can hire an extension to climb Kilimanjaro Peak in a 6 days route.
KILIMASAI MARATHON TECHNICAL INFORMATION
- PROGRAM AND WHAT’S INCLUDED
DAY PROGRAM Friday 28 July Arrival to Kilimanjaro Airport and transfer to the Londorosi Gate. Welcome dinner in hotel and Briefing at Simba Farm Hotel Saturday 29 July Day of training field, cultural visit. Stretching session. Barbacue experience. Lunch and Dinner at Simba Farm Sunday 30 July Marathon/Half marathon & 10k. Lunch. Freetime, Dinner in the Massai village and trophy party. Monday 31st. July Safari in Targarire. Lunch. Free time. Dinner and overnight at Masailand Tuesday 1st. August Early activit and Transfer to airport or to the Hotel for who choose the Kilimanjaro climbing extension
REGISTRATION GIVES THE RIGHT TO:
.-All transfers from the airport to the hotel, including airport pick-up and drop-off by private vehicle.
.-Accommodation during 5 days in double / triple beds. Lodge Simba Farm, Olpopongi and Arusha with breakfast / lunch / dinner included.
.-Destination travel assistant for room distribution
.-Marathon permit from Kilimanjaro National Park authorities for the race.
.-Medical support during the MARATHON / HALF MARATHON / 10K.
.-Activity 1 day training in marathon circuit with stretching session
.-1 day of Safari including visit to Masai village with Trophy dinner.
DURING THE MARATHON / HALF MARATHON AND 10K
1. Training plan prior to the MARATHON as an option.
2. Geolocator with SOS button and time control* (only in circuits with GSM coverage)
3.-Volunteers at crosses. Circuit marking on high visibility signs
4.-Tracks, maps and race briefing
5.- 6 solid / liquid refreshments + finish line refreshment
6.-Customized BIB number, conmemorative garment, / Finisher Medal / Diploma
7.-Transfer to the starting point of each distance (marathon, half marathon, 10k and support vehicle)
7.-Dinner / trophy party
8.-Contribution to the local community with your registration to the marathon for a minimum group.
9.-Graphic and audiovisual report
10.-Runner’s guide in PDF
11.- Stretching session
International airfares and airport taxes
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, etc.
Personal travel and medical insurance
- RACE RULES
Kilimasai Marathon is a FULL MARATHON, HALF MARATHON and 10k distance event organized by Geo-Planet Eventos with Kilifoot Prints adventure & Makalu Adventure Travel & Tours and takes place in the spectacular setting of Kilimanjaro National Park.
It will be held on July 30st, 2024, with 650m of elevation for the marathon, 150 for the half marathon and 50 approx. for the 10k.
The departure is from Londorosi Gate, at the entrance of the Kilimanjaro Park and goes up until Shira Plateau and back for the Marathon distance.
Starts from Shira Plateau and goes down to Londorosi Gate.
The minimum age to participate is 18 years old on the day of the race. Children under 18 must bring an authorization signed by their parents or guardians.
It is not mandatory for participants to be in possession of the federative athletics license.
.- It will be possible to compete individually or by team / company (couples or teams up to a maximum of 5 participants), counting the time of the first 3 to enter the finish line.
Participants must bring:
.-Bib provided by the organization
.-Geolocator* (provided by the organization), track downloaded to the mobile or GPS watch and map. *Only in circuits with GSM coverage)
The maximum time to complete the race will be 9 hours. After that time the closing vehicle would pick up the participants.
To qualify for the trophies, participants must go through all controls within the maximum time established. The organization establishes the following CATEGORIES
GENERAL FULL MARATHON 42K 3 First classified men / women
GENERAL HALF MARATHON 21K 3 First classified men / women
GENERAL 10K 3 First classified men / women
TEAM / COMPANY CATEGORY 1st team
* The teams may be composed of a maximum of 5 people of the same or different sex, the times will be added and the time of the last team member to enter the finish line will be taken into account. The last component may not enter more than 30 ‘from the rest of the team.
The organization makes signaling marked with arrows and vertical signs, and the tracks are provided to all runners so that they can follow the route. The organization will have support and protection vehicles for the participants, as well as an opening, closing, ambulance, and medical service vehicle.
A diploma justifying the completion of the test will be delivered to all participants who finish and within the maximum time established.
The organization will have a clothing unloading point in case the weather conditions change
It is off the roads but there is the possibility of running into a vehicle, so caution is requested, you may be responsible for the infractions you may commit.
It is recommended that the participants arrange a private insurance.
The organization will assist participants in the event of an accident but is not responsible for accidents in which participants could be the cause or victim, nor for the expenses, debts or damages they could incur.
If necessary for just cause or force majeure, the organization reserves the right to modify the itinerary, controls, schedules, supplies, and these regulations.
If the health workers decide to withdraw a participant because they consider it necessary, the participant must abide by that decision for their safety. In the same way, the sports director has the power to withdraw a participant for unsportsmanlike conduct or sanction him for breach of regulations, skipping part of the course, etc.
Any claim will be made at the end of the race, in writing and discreetly. Wildmaraton offers experience and the goal is for all participants to enjoy and encourage fair play during the race. Any complaints, if any, should be dealt with directly with the organization and not publicly.
Registrations will be made in advance through the official pages: Wildmarathon, Worldsmarathon, Runedia or Makalu Adventure. Paying 3% of the registration as a deposit and the rest in the official website Wildmarathon.com or fully paid 100% at wildmarathon.com official webpage.
The Hope Path cause allocates a percentage of the registration deposit to aid local development and environmental conservation causes. The organization transfers directly to the organization but is not responsible for the use made of these donations, although it does ensure that they are reliable and that the contributions are directed to local help causes.
Participants must have a current passport. It will be convenient to send a copy of the passport to the organization to request authorization to the Kilimanjaro Natural Park
The runners who decide to leave are OBLIGATED TO COMMUNICATE it at the telephones provided by the organization, otherwise, the search and rescue costs will be passed on to the participant.
If a meteorological event or a catastrophe occurs prior to the trip, the organization will be responsible for the return of the registrations. If this event occurs during the trip or test, the organization reserves the right to change the date, not having to return the registration fee but being able to evaluate the particular case.
The Kilimasai MARATHON offers each participant the possibility of visiting Kilimanjaro National Park, one of the most beautiful places in Tanzania, but this is also a place with high vulnerability, so the corridor must be respectful with the environment, being STRICTLY PROHIBITED littering. outside the authorized places or causing damage to the natural environment. The organization has containers for the collection of waste in each supply area and we appreciate your use. Failure to comply with this rule may lead to the disqualification of the participant by the organization. Likewise, it is forbidden to alter the environment. Lack of sports ethics and morals, disobedience to the authorities, the security media or organizers can also be grounds for disqualification.
The participant, by registering, undertakes to assign the image rights to the organization for graphic and audiovisual dissemination for the exclusive use of the event, as well as the personal data required in the registration form that will be used for the communication-promotion of the event
• The Kilimasai Marathon requires good physical condition and adequate training to perform the test. Registration by the runner implies for the organization that it is aware of it and that it is fully empowered to complete it, so it will be responsible for its performance and will assume the risks involved in participating in the race, freeing the organization from responsibilities. derived from accidents or incidents even with third parties, likewise, the organization will not be responsible for any loss of material suffered during the event if it were not for the justified cause of the organization.
• The participant assumes that it is her risk and account to participate in the race. The organization seeks the safest route and means but is not responsible for any external cause beyond the control of the organization.
• The participant assumes that they have the visa in conditions to travel and that they are authorized to enter the country of destination, not being able to request a refund from the organization, although it may seek some compensation.
• Enrollment in this race implies full acceptance of these regulations.
- TRACK AND MAP
The circuit travels in the Kilimanjaro National Park. The surface is a mix of dirt tracks and trails in various environments; humid rainforest up to 2500m, drier heather forest, up to 3500m, and rockier afro-alpine landscape near to 4000m, so multipurpose trail footwear is recommended.
The positive elevation is: 650m (marathon) 150m (half marathon) 50m (10k)
The highest point is 3600m (marathon) 3600m (half marathon) and 2300 in 10k.
The starting point in Londorosi Gate is an altitude of 2300m approx.
The itinerary is one-way and return and the finish line is common for Marathon, half marathon, and 10k.
The temperature can vary from 5ºC at the outlet to approx. 19ºC. in the finish line, so the organization will provide a point for participants to remove their clothes if the temperature rises.
MAP IN PROCESS
The organization has looked for the best dates (austral summer) to enjoy adequate temperatures in July-August, away from the heat of the northern hemisphere and spring rains, although the weather is never under control, even so, the environmental conditions could vary.
A temperature is expected that could vary from 5ºC at the beginning to 19ºC at the finish at the time of the year of celebration. The organization will put a clothing delivery point in case a participant wants to get rid of a winter cap, jacket, etc.
.-Gps or mobile with the downloaded track and the map provided by the organization.
.-Pants or long lycra mesh
.-Light jacket for the highest sector
KILIMANJARO CLIMBING EXTENSION
Mountain Jacket and trousers (up to -15ºC)
Winter hut, globes and soks
- PRICES AND REFUNDS POLICY
TYPE OF REGISTRATION
Participants can register individually, as a team / company (2 to 5 participants), or as companions. Prices are per person, not per team). Registered by the team must complete the team name on the form.
The types of registration are 42k Marathon, 21k Half Marathon, 10k.
The accommodation is shared in a double / triple room in a hotel or lodge in the safari with all meals included, as well as the activities that the program includes. In the registration form, you must confirm with whom to share a room.
If you need a individual accommodations it is possible but with an extra cost.
All meals are included, as well as all activities that the program reflects as “included”.
TYPE OF REGISTRATION INDIVIDUAL TEAMS/COMPANIES COMPANIONS FULL MARATHON 1990 1990 1890 HALF MARATHON 1990 1990 1890 10K 1990 1990 1890 RACE + KILI CLIMBING 5895m
Cancelation by participant:
CANCELATION requested by the participant:
When the CANCELLATION is proposed by the participant, this is the applicable fee
Upon 3-months prior notice: 25 % Cancellation fee is applicable
Upon 2 months prior notice: 50 % Cancellation fee is applicable
Less than 30 days prior notice: 100 % Cancellation fee is applicable
NUMBER NAME COUNTRY TIME POSITION GENDER DISTANCE MATHEW AHLBORG USA 6:22:54 1 M MARATHON VICTOR TSAO TANZANIA 6:25:21 2 M MARATHON CASSIDY VALINSKI USA 5:51:50 1 F HALF MARATHON MICHAEL VALINSKI USA 5:51:50 2 M HALF MARATHON EDUARDO ESPARZA SPAIN 5:51:50 3 M HALF MARATHON GEORGE EMMANUEL TANZANIA 5:57:58 4 M HALF MARATHON HAMIS GNATU TANZANIA 2:28:09 1 M 10K CASSANDRA T. TANZANIA ———— NP F 10K