Kilimani Street Festival & 5 KM Run, Feb. 27 2016 @ Kilimani & Environs

February 22, 2016 at 5:17 pm Leave a comment

Kilimani Street Festival Poster
On Saturday, February 27th, FAFA partners with The Kilimani Project Foundation, Organic Farmers Market, Lornah Kiplagat and Nairobi City County to bring a carnival affair like no other to the streets of Kilimani and its environs. The event is set to kick off with the legendary LornahSports organising a morning #Kili5km run to encourage a healthy lifestyle and to explore the neighborhood. All participating runners will be provided with a running kit.

This will be followed by market shopping and entertainment which will include showcases of different and outstanding design products from Kenya’s finest coupled with great food, music, art and fashion. The event is meant to encourage people to try something new and promises to be a fun filled day for everyone. Expect a variety of performances from young artists and DJs throughout, the only challenge will be how to leave when you are having so much fun!

Date: February 27, 2016
Venue: Kilimani
Time: from 8 am
Kilirun, 5 km run, tickets are: Rates are ages 7-12 kES 100; 13-17 & students KES 200; Adults 500; Corporate teams of 5 (any gender) 5,000 KES

Parking: St. Georges Primary School

About Kilimani
Kilimani is located in the southern part of Westlands constituency. It is also an electoral ward of Nairobi County in Dagoretti North Constituency. Kilimani is located west of central Nairobi and adjacent Upper Hill estate and stretches all the way bordering South of Lavington and from Kileleshwa in the East to Ngong road.

The area has evolved from a low dense residential only area with the inclusion of commercial spaces. Many workers, employees and school going children come from the adjoining neighborhoods.

At the centre of Savannah Valley With a population of 43,000, it is a bustling neighborhood filled with creative energy hosting all Kenyan communities as well as Nigerians, Ghanaians, Sudanese, South Sudanese, Somalis, Ethiopians, other African nationalities, Chinese, Japanese, Europeans, Americans – name the nationality an you will find someone in Kilimani.

This diversity is its strength and its what makes this a unique community, which is hungry for innovation.

Further Event Details
Kili5km Run is set to start the day at 8.00am legendary LornahSports is organising a #Kili5km run to encourage a healthy lifestyle and to explore the neighborhood.

To register and participate. The following charges are incurred depending on entry category.
Rates are ages 7-12 kES 100; 13-17 & students KES 200; Adults 500; Corporate teams of 5 (any gender) 5,000 KES total.

Payment Procedure
Payment should be made to Kilimani Project Foundation via Mpesa. Choose Bill: 170412, Account Name: write name of runner. Once you have paid, kindly send your Mpesa confirmation number to kenya@lornahsports.co.ke. They will send you back a registration form.

Running Kit
Running kit will be collected the day before (Friday, 26th Febraury). Incase a participant hasn’t collected his/her kit before the day of the event. He/She will receive their kit(s) between 7:00 -8:00 am on Saturday (event day).

All runners will assemble 8:00am at the junction of Denis Pritt and Rose Ave. The Run will culminate with a Prize giving ceremony at 10:00 am.

Market Shopping & Entertainment
This will be followed by market shopping & entertainment from 12 noon til 6:00pm, which includes the Organic Farmers Market as well as outstanding design products from Kenya’s finest, with prices fit for everyone’s pocket. Shopping experience will be coupled with a mix of food from around the globe as well as Kenya. Our community is diverse, so we would like to encourage people to try something new.

A variety of young artists and DJs will keep everyone entertained throughout, so the challenge will be how to leave when you are having so much fun!

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Mindspeak w/ Aly Khan Satchu, Joshua Oigara et al, Feb. 26 2016 @ Kenya School of Government Exhibition: Common People by Richard Kimathi, Feb. 27 – Mar. 27 2016 @ One Off Contemporary Gallery

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