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Mountain Madness Ultra (MMU) 2024

23 May, 2024

Mountain Madness Ultra (MMU) 2024

Location:  Eburu Ranges, Maiella Naivasha

The Mountain Madness Ultra is a mountain running challenge set on the farthest end of the Mau ranges. Lying at the boundary of Nakuru and Narok County the hills form a boundary between the drier Kongoni side of Naivasha and the wheat farms of Narok.

The trails will weave through the surrounding farmlands with jaw-dropping 360-degree views to Lake Naivasha.

Event Summary

Date:15th June 2024

Start Point: Maiela Primary School, Naivasha

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Available Distances: 60Km, 36km, 15Km

Assembly Time: 0730hrs   Start: 0800hrs

Race Shuttle Departure from Nairobi: 0500hrs

Travel & Event Program | Itinerary

Saturday 15th June: Race Day
0430hrs          Departure from Nairobi

0730hrs          Assembly & Race Briefing

0800hrs          Race Start

1400hrs          Winners Recognitions

1800hrs          After Party at Oloiden Flamingo Camp & Overnight Stay

Sunday 16th June: Travel back to Nairobi
Morning Boat Cruise on Oloiden before departing for Nairobi.

How To Get There | Event Venue

Group Joining Road Transport

Day and overnight race shuttle options are available but subject to uptake by minimum number of runners.

Departure: 0430hrs

Meeting Point: Taifa Road Opposite International Life House in CBD

Charges: Day Shuttle – KES 1,500

Overnight Shuttle – KES 2,500


For those seeking to self-drive, you are advised that there will be a 20km stretch of rough road so be mindful of the type of car you use on the day. Good clearance is strongly recommended.

Drive from Nairobi to Naivasha and turn on to South Lake road. Drive to the end of the tarmack road at the Kongoni Shopping centre just after Oserian flower farms and Osengereni Conservancy. Turn left on to the dirt road and drive to Ngondi Shopping Centre. Be Sure to turn right at this fork for a better road ( . Drive to Ngondi centre then take a left to Maiela Primary School.

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Race Information & Guidelines

Race Entry

    1. Bandit entry: KSH 1,500 (This entry does not include the finishers medal)
    2. Standard Entry: KES 2,350
Available Entries: 100

How to register
Follow the registration link below:-

Race Entry Includes

   1. Race Logistics (Aid Stations with hydration, water and nutrition)
   2. Finishers Medal & Digital Certificate for the Standard entry.
   3. Health and Safety Support (ambulance)

Race Support
The race will have support points every 8km or less for hydration and fruits. For environmental reasons, we will recommend runners to come with a refillable running bottle or use the recyclable paper cups that will be available at the stations.
The Race will be supported by Ground 4X4 Crew.


The route weaves through friendly community areas and sensitization will be done to ensure locals are aware of our presence.

Weather in Maiella, Naivasha

Maiela is in a highland zone with chances of cloud cover and cool weather expected most of the day. On sunny days it can get hot as the area is heavily deforested.

Accommodation Packages

Free Pre-Event Camping
We will have complimentary camping the night before the event at Maiella Primary School. You
may organize food from the nearby small town. The camp is via

Afterparty & Accommodation
On the Southern edge of Lake Naivasha lies a smaller lake by the name of Lake Oloiden. This
magical place of wonder will be the venue of R&R after the crazy elevation. You may also opt to
stay at any surrounding places in South Lake and North Lake as well and join us for the party.
Venue Name: Lake Oloiden Flamingo Resort

AccommodationSharing (PP)Single
Camping (Own Tent) & MealsKES 2,500KES 2,500
Camping (Tent & Bedding) & MealsKES 3,000KES 4,500
Deluxe Rooms (Half Board)KES 8,500KES 12,000
Whole Villa ( 3 Bedroom, 5 Beds) – Bed OnlyKES 40,000

Recommended Packing List

  1. Trail Running Shoes.
  2. Comfortable pair of socks(Extra pair recommended)
  3. GPS Sports Watch
  4. Proper for hot weather attire(Nights can be cold)
  5. Personal Effects (Wash kit, Slippers, Soap, Tissue paper, Toothbrush + paste)
  6. Hoodie/Warm Shuka / Shawl for evenings
  7. Refillable Water Bottles
  8. Hydration/camel bag for your run
  9. Headlamp /Torch for the camp
  10. Sunhat and Sunscreen
  11. Insect repellant and Anti Histamine
  12. Preferred drinks, rehydration tablets& Refreshments.
  13. Snacks
  14. Any personal medication / Personal first aid items.

Our Partners


Race & Partnerships Enquiries

Munyaka Njiru – Event Director

[email protected]  | +254 725 157 834

Race Bookings & Travel Enquiries

Adventure Consultant

[email protected] | +254 729 99 50 59

Jemoh Maina,

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