The Great Rift Valley Ultra
The Great Rift Valley Ultra (GVRU) is a running event cutting across a beautiful and inspiring tribal region of Kenya, desolate landscapes with a fascinating history influenced by a turbulent history, and magnificent nature and geography. This extraordinary trip at the heart of the Africa will take the runners to some of the World's most beautiful summits.
Committing oneself to running across the Great Rift Valley, is above all to experience a lifetime adventure, a unique experience where each participant will have to draw from their strengths to push their mental and physical limits to cross the finish line. At 52km, it is an achievable distance when stepping up from the marathon distance and welcoming to beginners trying out the ultra for the first time. This is a point-to-point race, start time is 6:00am, minimum entry age is 23 and cut-off time for the ultra distance is 10 hours.