Our aim is to have a safe and fun event!

THE MARAFUN EVENT ORGANISERS WILL PROVIDE:

 

  • Red Cross ambulance with trained personnel

  • Course Marshals including Kenya Wildlife Service rangers

  • A vehicle marshal to patrol the course

  • Water points at regular intervals around the course

  • Course briefing before the start pointing out particular hazards

 

YOU WILL NEED TO:

 

  • Seek medical advice on your fitness and ability to complete the event before you participate, taking account of the fact that the course is at an altitude of around 7,000 feet (2,000 metres) above seal level and includes a challenging 4km uphill section.

  • Visit your doctor or travel clinic to ensure that you have all inoculations and medicines for travel to Kenya.

  • Arrange insurance to meet your own personal and family requirements for this event

  • Ensure you have appropriate footwear, headgear (eg sun-hat) and clothing for this event, taking into consideration weather conditions on the day

  • Attend the safety briefing, abide by the race rules and advice given in the safety briefing

 

MARSHALS

 

For your safety, marshals are stationed at regular intervals around the course. They have three main roles:

  • Directions – making sure participants keep on the run route

  • Safety – marshals have access to the first aid team by phone

  • Providing water and encouragement.

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SAFETY

Email: kenyamarafun@footstepsinternational.org

Phone: +44 (0)1689 828166

Kenya Marafun co-ordinator in UK: 

Footsteps International, 79 Lynwood Grove,

Orpington, BR6 0BQ, UK

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The Kenya International Marafun is a fun event organised by Footsteps International's project partners in Kenya. All participants enter this event entirely at their own risk and are advised to arrange insurance to meet their own requirements. All distances are approximate. All data and pictures captured either before and on the day of the event will be stored and used for administration purposes and may be used for publicity for future events.

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