The Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon warm up si set to nbe held July 13th at the Tatu City,Kiambu County ahead of this year’s marathon expected to be held in October.

The warm race will consist of 5km, 10km, and 21km runs with the organisers indicating that the event is geared to attracting family and fans a like.

“Tatu City is the perfect environment for world-class sporting and recreational events like the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon. It’s safe, secure, beautiful, and has hundreds of kilometres of tarmacked roads, tracks and trails. Runners, walkers, their friends and families can feel confident of a great day out’’, remarked Jonathan Batty, Group Head of Marketing & Communications, Rendeavour.

The warm up event offers runners a chance to test their fitness as well make early decision on which race they will feature in.

“The Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon Warm-up Run at Tatu City marks a new chapter in our marathon’s history. We are excited to provide participants with a unique opportunity to prepare for the Nairobi marathon in October while enjoying the beautiful and secure setting of Tatu City’’, said Joyce Kibe, Head of Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing at Standard Chartered,

The event has received notable backing from partners key among them Dr.Matress.

“Tatu City is home to Dr. Mattress, so it was natural for us to sponsor this event. We want people to experience first-hand the exciting range of high-quality bedroom and living room furniture we produce here in Tatu City. We encourage everyone to participate and experience the benefits of a healthy and active lifestyle,” said Adnan Merdin, Founder and Managing Director of Dr. Mattress.

The winners and to performers will be rewarded with the organisers setting a side a prize kitty of Ksh.1.5Million

Top three runners across the race categories, best represented running club, most lively group, and youngest and oldest running participants will be rewarded.

The Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon is expected to be held on October 27th.


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