Training Camps for runners of all levels in Iten, the Home of Champions
Overview on The Heart of Kenyan Running Training camps highlights
The initiative meets the needs of all levels of runners of all ages, from kids to adults, from worldwide:
Everybody will have the opportunity to train respecting their own rhythms
Iten, a tiny mountain village located at 2.400m of altitude in the heart of Kenyan highlands is worlwide considered as the Mecca of running which has produced an endless line of international track and road running champions over the decades.
IAAF’s President Lord Sebastian Coe has recently handed the Rift Valley town the “IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Heritage Plaque” which elevates the village to one of the world athletics governing body’s glonal heritage locations.
We are therefore proud to welcome our guests to a location officially recongnised as relevant to global athletics history.
Jump on board with us and have the experience of your lifetime in the legendary running heaven of Kenya!
If you are also keen on having a Safari trip
Our selected choice of accommodation in Iten to meet the needs of all runners
Ideally located in between beautiful running routes, at a short walking distance from Iten town centre, Tahri Athletic Center is a modern training camp opened since 2016 and equipped with all what amateur and professional runners need for a perfect and enjoyable stay in the Home of Champions of Kenya.
Strength: simple and authentic environment, highly recommended for the very good conditions and comfort of the new buildings, cleanliness of the rooms and facilities, home made local food and healthy diet, warm welcome by the whole staff, led by the French manager Julian Ranc, available any time to meet the requests of his guests.
Lovely traditional apartments owned by élite Kenyan athlete Carolyne and her husband Chris located in a very safe area in Lilies, in the heart of Iten.
Strength: highly recommended for the very good conditions and cleanliness of the apartments, delicious local food, warm welcome by the owners, always ready to help and meet all their clients’ needs
4* luxury hotel for all runners who are willing to enjoy the comforts of a beautiful traditional accommodation with a marvellous view the Kerio Valley, a branch of the Great Rift Valley of East Africa. The park inside the hotel is made of eco-friendly grounds with a variety of indigenous trees.
Services and facilities:
Strength: beautiful accommodation, traditional furniture, delicious food, magnificient view and surroundings of the hotel