In The News


Running the Rift Marathon in the News

News of Running the Rift Marathon is spreading, see what's being said...

The Guardian Running Blog

Uganda is home to the Olympic marathon champion, so where are all the runners?

Plotting a distance route through the country, I was constantly joined by cheering locals, but they face challenges when it comes to pursuing the sport for its health benefits

Read the full story here: The Guardian Running Blog


Running Monkey

Running the Rift

Running the Rift, which takes place November 3-7, is a brand new race for 2016 – one that takes competitors on trail through Uganda where the Rift Valley meets the Rwenzori Mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

With a 10k, half-marathon and marathon option open it looks like a unique way to get to know an often misunderstood country. RunningMonkey spoke to Running the Rift Race Director Ellie Lucas to find out just what’s in store…

Read the interview here: Running Monkey Features


Safari Junkie

Top 10 Running Events in Africa

If you are passionate about jogging and running, you can do so in Africa too! Although running and jogging isn’t as popular in Africa as in Western World, this doesn’t mean there are no marathons and awesome running events in the midst of African nature. 

Read the full article here: Safari Junkie


Fulham parkrun Race Report

Run Report – Event No. 128 – 27 February 2016

I was first introduced to the wonders of parkrun in London after meeting two running fanatics (to put it mildly) Paul and Ellie whilst participating in a marathon together in Uganda...

Read the full race report here: Fulham parkrun Race Report


We Are Runners Blog

Running the Rift Marathon, Half Marathon & 10k, Uganda

We don't just talk the talk, we run the run - however challenging, hilly and hot that run might be. This year we've partnered up with the exhilarating Running the Rift Marathon in Uganda. 

Read the full story here: We Are Runners Blog