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We are pleased to announce the 2nd Edition of Mpanga Trail Running Challenge scheduled for 17th April 2016, organized by Activate Uganda:

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!!

The race is planned for 100 runners, so please sign up early! Registration will open from 21th March 21, 2016.

Distance:  21km, 12km, and 5km

Kids Distances: 3km and 5km

Fees:  40,000

Included in the Fees:

  1. Feeding station during the run
  2. Water point
  3. Freshly Squeezed Juice
  4. Breakfast after the race
  5. Professional electronic timing results
  6. Prizes for the first 3 winners (Men and Women)


Registration opens on 21 March 2016

Registration Center:

Event T-shirt on sale

Due to the comments and demand from the 1st Mpanga Forest Trail Edition, we do have good quality Hyper Sports Running T-shirts order from Nike and you have an option of White or Green to choose from.

Each T-shirt will cost 55,000 ugx. (Please see the attached Mock-up of the T-shirts)


If you don’t have transport to Mpanga Forest, we will have a shuttle leaving from Game/Shopright Lugogo Mall 6:30am on Sunday morning. The shuttle will cost 20,000 round trip.


There is accommodation at Mpanga Forest EcoTourism Guest House with a wide range of options. For reservations call 0775949226

Activate Uganda Team.

  1. O. Box 40023 Nakawa, Kampala

Office +256 (0) 75501066


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