The Next Big Thing

In September 2016, the Kenyan government initiated the Nairobi Expressway expansion project.
The purpose of the expressway is to ease traffic and improve connectivity along Mombasa Road.
Nairobi Expressway will enhance the transport infrastructure and the economic development along the Nairobi-Mombasa passageway.


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The Gateway of Champions

It is time to take Nairobi City to the world. Nairobi city is the gateway of champions in marathon running such as Kipchoge Keino, Catherine Ndereba "Catherine the Great", Eliud Kipchoge, Paul Tergat, and Brigid Jepkosgei.
Nairobi City Marathon is an action-packed marathon event and the only opportunity to run on the new Nairobi Expressway.

Unforgettable City Life 

Visit the museums, take a safari in the Nairobi National Park, and enjoy varying cuisines and established café culture. Indulge in the exciting nightlife of the city and entertainment after the marathon.
Register yourself to run on top of the new Nairobi expressway with champions as you appreciate the breathtaking views of the city. 

A mission to fight Gender-Based Violence in Sports 

In early 2022, the Ministry of Sports spearheaded the late Agnes Tirop Conference in Diani, Kwale County, with the aim of leveling the ground in sports and speak up against gender-based violence, together with other major stakeholders.

This was after the athletics field lost a young rising star and a double world championship medalist, Agnes Tirop, to domestic violence at the only the age of 26 years.

Only 6 months after losing Agnes Tirop, another sportswoman, Damaris Muthee, was found dead in her boyfriend’s house in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet county in April 2022. Muthee was an international champion who won the Marrakech 20km race in Morocco in 2018. She was also a runner-up in a few competitions including the Casablanca Memorial Rahal 10km, and Maputo Half Marathon in 2018. These are not the only good sportswomen we have lost as a country. In 2021, a day after Agnes Tirop’s demise, Edith Muthoni, 27 years old, was murdered by her husband in a domestic squabble in Kirinyaga county. Therefore, the Nairobi City Marathon is also in support of the mission to continue fighting gender-based violence in sports. We hope these efforts level the ground and more victims come out and speak up. Speak up against gender-based violence!