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6 days | 500km | 10,000m | 7-12 July
2 days | 150km | 1,800m | 10-12 July

Click here to watch a video of what to look forward to!

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Entry at www.laikipiaxc.com

6 day
early bird: 100,000/= or $1,000
regular entry: 130,000/= or $1,400

2 day
early bird: 30,000/= or $300
regular entry: 45,000/= or $500

2 day self camp
early bird: 13,500/= or $145
regular entry: 22,000/= or $230

For the Laikipia XC 2-day event self-camp, the camping area will be located next to the main camp and there will be facilities you are sharing with the fully-supported riders.

This includes a t-shirt, race medical services (basic), water, race packet, access to the shared areas as well as the fully marked route. There will be showers and toilets provided for you as well. Tents, food and drinks (excluding water) are NOT included in the price. There will be affordable food and drink to purchase at the race camp for you or you can bring your own. Riders are advised to be at the campsite on Friday 10th July for registration.



The children’s race will take place on Sunday 12th July at the Naro Moru race camp. Details for the children’s race will be sent out later this week.



The Corporate race will take place on Sunday 12th July at the Naro Moru race camp. Details will be sent out later this week.


The Laikipia XC takes place in the heart of the Laikipia plateau, at the foot of Africa’s second highest mountain, Mount Kenya. You will ride through the Mount Kenya forest, along the foothills of the mountain, into wildlife conservancies, private farms and ranches and have the opportunity to see lots of wildlife along the way. It truly is an experience of a lifetime. You will be staying in a safari style camp in the complete wild, miles from the nearest form of civilisation. Hot bush showers, amazing food, the African night sky and animal calls await you at the end of a long day in the saddle. You will experience true hospitality from our professional and welcoming crew each day.

“The Laikipia XC is more than just a bike race, it is also a life experience and safari rolled into one”

Justin Price, professional New Zealander mountain biker
Laikipia XC 2014


The race route has been carefully thought out and will provide you with varied, challenging riding each day. The altitude and heat also plays a serious factor in the course difficulty – it is the toughest race in East Africa yet! The course is fully marked and we have great support from rangers in the wildlife conservancies.


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