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Okay, you knew running around the base of Kilimanjaro was going to be a physical challenge, and you knew you were going to be camping every night.  You weren’t expecting – nor needed – any comforts of home.  Just give me a hot meal and flat spot to lay my sleeping bag after a dog-tiring […]

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1. When the runners first meet at the Mbahe Farm Cottages. After trickling in to Tanzania on long flights originating from all corners of the world, runners arrive at Mbahe at different times where they meet Simon, the KSR support team, and each other.  Here they start to learn each other’s stories, motivations, and goals […]

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During the eight stages of running the KSR, you will have the chance to encounter Tanzania and meet its people in a more personal and natural way than on any other trip. Each runner will immerse themselves in the experience their own way as you run along farm fields, past schools, shops, and tea houses, […]

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KSR love
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1. Remote Run ancient trails and footpaths far off the beaten path.   2. Fun Like Simon, express your joy of running through this amazing adventure playground!   3. Discover… … the world around you. Meet Tanzanians, share a smile, a laugh, a photo, a conversation, or a joyous trot together.   4. ChallengE Runners average […]

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trained KSR camp chefs
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The Kilimanjaro Stage Run is an odyssey of exploration and a physical challenge. During the running days you burn a lot of calories! You will need several thousand calories every day. Our trained KSR camp chefs will prepare meals that will provide the nourishment needed for each day’s run. As an experienced trail runner with […]

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Kili Stage Run 2012 - arrival
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Finally… here the Stage 8, the last one! After 7 days of hard running averaging more than 34km per day, this last day is relatively short with only a couple steep valleys. After ascending through a quiet forest path – reminiscent of the pine forest encountered way back on day 2, we come to an […]

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seen on the trails
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The Kilimanjaro Stage Run is much more than just a running race where you arrive, run, and go home. While on foot for eight days through one of the most beautiful areas of Tanzania, we make sure to take time to explore the environment, observe the birds and animals, and interact with the people we […]

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It is the 3rd day running! The route today can be run at a steady pace on the smooth trails and rocky dirt road with mildly undulating hills on the northern side of Kilimanjaro, overlooking Kenya. Only the heat may slow runners down. We start the day with a few kilometers on a paved road, […]

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Ecofriendly run
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The KSR adventure begins at Simon Mtuy’s family farm in Mbahe Village, a 90-minute drive from the Kilimanjaro International Airport in Tanzania. The farm sits on a ridge at 1800 meters on the southeastern flank of Kilimanjaro. From the farm you can see snow-capped Kibo above and views down to the plains below, with Lakes […]

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