As Olympics Day is fast approaching we would like to extend a formal invitation to anyone interested in attending the final Maasai Olympics competition. This is a free event and everyone is welcome. If you are able, donations to support the event are encouraged through Big Life's website.
Vendors selling food and drink will be available to the public, but please feel free to pack your own picnic. Find the days schedule of events, direction and accommodation options below.
We hope to see you there on Saturday, 10 December!
9:00 Teams gather / Opening prayer
9:30 1st heat of 200 m
9:40 2nd heat of 200 m
9:50 1st heat of 800 m
10:00 2nd heat of 800 m
10:15 Javelin & Rungu
11:45 5,000 m final
12:15 Girls 1,500 m final
12:30 Girls 100 m final
12:45 800 m final
1:00 200 m final
2:15 Awards & Speeches
Directions from Nairobi:
Follow the Mombasa Road 123kms, immediately after Emali town, following signs for Amboseli National Park, turn right onto C102, drive 79.7kms to Sidai Olenga Wildlife Sanctuary (previously Kimana Sanctuary) on your left.
*Amboseli NP's Kimana Gate is 32 km from the Sanctuary
* The lodges below are all located outside of Amboseli National Park, so as not to incur the $90/day/person Park fee.
AA Amboseli Lodge
Amboseli Sopa Lodge
Kibo Safari Camp
Kilima Safari Camp (Mada Hotels)
Satao Elerai – mention the Maasai Olympics and get a special rate
Have a smaller budget? Check out:
Kibo Slopes Cottages