We Run because we Love Running but even more because we Love contributing to the Community

We Run for Books and Learning Equipment, We Run to Mentor

We also Run to Inspire a Generation...

Mwea Classic Marathon 2017 Edition (8th) will be on 22nd July 2017

The Mwea Classic Marathon will be held  at Wanguru Stadium..

The Marathon is a community-based marathon in Mwea; Kirinyaga county.

Our Marathon courses range from the Half Marathon (21 Km) Race, 10Km Race and the 5Km Race (Family Run).

Who We Are

The Mwea Classic Marathon is held every year at Mwea Secondary School. We use "Smell the rice", as our tag line.

Race Profile.

The Course.

The Mwea Classic Marathon, offers a fast flat course and scenic course, with a maximum elevation change of approximately 5500 meters above sea level at the rice growing Mwea, near Mount Kenya.

Awards & Prizes

Our Awards

Mwea Classic Marathon rewards competitive males and females in a number of categories. The first three male and female runners in the 21 Km, 10 Km and 5 Km races receive gold, silver and bronze medals.

Registration and Payment

Pay Online via Mpesa/Airtel.

You can now pay through our Mpesa PayBill Business No. 917970 from our Online Registration Portal.

Our Recent Projects

Mwea Classic Marathon is an intervention program for the youth. One of the methods of intervention is through mentor-ship programs in schools and colleges. The mentor-ship programs are meant to equip the youth with basic values for life, helping them identify role models and helping them choose careers.

About us

Mwea Classic Marathon seeks to create awareness that connects education and economic empowerment to sports. The marathon has improved the level of education in Kirinyaga and has encouraged the youth to participate in more productive activities and shun illicit brew and criminal activities, and above all helping them identify their role models and helping them choose their careers. Mwea Classic Marathon is intended to show case the beautiful paddy carpets that define Mwea...

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Participant's Testimonials

Its objectives are really in line with the country’s Vision 2030 as it concentrates on improving the levels of education in the area. Its objectives are really in line with the country’s Vision 2030.

Participant One, Mwea Resident