2019 Watamu Sport Festival itinerary
3 or 4 night itinerary:
Thursday 17 October, 2019
Please make your own arrangements to get to Watamu. Below you will find the various ways to get to Watamu.
Modern Coast or Mash bus companies offer daily departures from Nairobi to Malindi
JamboJet and Fly540 are the two main players on the Nairobi - malindi route
Taxi in Watamu
We recommend Taxi Contact, Abdul +254720889029
Dependent on your arrival time, you have free time to collect your race bib from the event expo or some time for sightseeing. You can collect your number bib and t-shirt at the Event Expo at the Turtle Bay beach Club (Tennis Court), on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday 18th October.
Friday 18th Oct, 2019
If you have not already attended the expo, today is the day to do so. The Expo officially opens on Friday. Collect your number bib at the registration tent inside the Expo. The Event Expo is held in the Tennis Court with amazing offers for you and your friends. The exhibitors present everything from consumer goods, sports nutrition, sports equipment as well as services.
To do list on this day should include: Warm up, getting a taste of the unique event atmosphere along the 5 kilometer course stretch. Attend your race briefing and finish the evening with the classic pasta party at Turtle Bay. Welcome!
Saturday 20 October, 2019
The duathlon race starts at 6.00 at the Turtle Bay Beach. Triathlon and Aquathlon races starts at 6.15am at the same venue.
The maximum time is 5 hours.
During the day:
- Expo continues
- Several refreshment stations with water and sports drink.
- Local and guest spectators line the beach to cheer the finishers
- Wife Carrying Obstacle Course race heats begins. Four couples in each heat, first 2 qualify for the finals on sunday
In The Evening:
- Fun Beach Volleyball at Turtle Bay
- Live entertainment – music, announcers and activities at various joints in Watamu
- Race results posted online
Sunday 21 October, 2019
Watamu Run Starts at 6:00am. Both 21km and 10km runners set out together.
Local Activities that you can engage in on Sunday afternoon and will be posted here
Monday 22 October, 2019
After breakfast check out of your room. And you will then have the rest of the day for sightseeing or your onward journey. This is a public holiday you shouldn't be required to be at work.