Source of the Nile Trail Run Challenge

The Source of the Nile Trail Running Challenge is a prestigious race with the most stunning and scenic trail you will probably ever run in your life! Set at the source of the Nile in Jinja, Uganda, the different running trails will not only take you along the banks of the great River Nile but upon rocky paths past the rapids and up to the scenic hills overlooking lake Victoria and down through villages and banana plantations. The inaugural race is proudly organized by Activate Uganda on the 25th of September 2016. For more information check out

Mpanga Forest Trail Running Challenge

The Mpanga Forest Trail Running Challenge is one of the best races suitable for both adults and children as it’s not far from CBD and running in carbon free environment with very beautiful landscape.

Mpanga Forest is a 45 minute drive from Kampala on Makasa Road, 2km from Mpigi town (about 36km from Kampala).

This is some of the most beautiful running to be done in Uganda. The trail runs through the forest of Mpanga Forest Reserve, through Mpigi Village, and also has beautiful views of a variety of landscapes. Come run with Nature!! It’s a race you shouldn’t miss!!
Distance: 21km, 12km, and 5km
Kids Distances: 3km and 5km

Fees: 40,000 Event Tshirt: 55,000
Event Schedule:
8:00 am 21km Start
8:30 am 12km Start
9:00 am 5km Start