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Aikido Demonstration & Workshop, Feb. 20 2016 @ Japan Information and Culture Centre

Aikido
The Japan Information & Culture Centre (JICC) would like to invite you to an Aikido Demonstration & Workshop which will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The details of the Aikido Demonstration & Workshop are as follows:

Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016
Venue: Japan Information and Culture Centre (Embassy of Japan)
Gates Open: 10:00am
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

About
In order to attend the Aikido Demonstration & Workshop, kindly note that it will be necessary to register beforehand. To register, send an email with your name, ID Number and contact details to jinfocul@nb.mofa.go.jp or call 020-2898510.

The deadline for registration is Wednesday, February 17, 2016. As the available seating is limited, kindly note that registration will be done on a ‘first come first served basis’ and may close well before the deadline.
In case you have any inquiries, please call us on 020-2898-510 or email jinfocul@nb.mofa.go.jp

February 8, 2016 at 4:34 pm Leave a comment

Cycling: Critical Mass, Jan. 30 2015 @ Westlands

critical mass
Date: January 30, 2016
Venue: Casual Bite Café
Time: 9 am

January 28, 2016 at 2:01 pm Leave a comment

Kakamega Forest Marathon, Nov. 28 2015 @ Kakamega

Kakamega forest marathon

What will you be doing on 28th November this year? Get treated to an experience of it’s kind at The Kakamega Forest Marathon as you sample the Luhya culture in style. The marathon will take place right in the heart of the forest, curtain raised by the fighting bulls of Western Kenya early that morning. This will be the place for you to taste Luhya foods that you rarely find in the city, as we fuel your body for the grand duel, THE FAMOUS MULEMBE NGHT, live in the heart of Kakamega Forest, sponsored by Royal Media Services. Register today via M-pesa paybill number with your name as the account number and experience the Luhya culture in a totally extra ordinary style.

November 3, 2015 at 1:11 pm 1 comment

Out of Town: Kilifi Gold Triathlon, Sept. 26 2015 @ Kilifi County

Triathlon

Date: September 26, 2015

Timings:
Registration, collection of race numbers, payment 06.30am – 07.30am (Mnarani Club Football Field)
Race briefing 07.45am – 08.00am (Mnarani Beach)
Race start (swim) 08.00am (Mnarani Beach)
Race finish by 11.30am (Mnarani Club Football Field)
Awards for race winners 12.00 – 12.30 (Mnarani Club Football Field)
Celebratory Beach BBQ for all 1.00pm onward (Mnarani Club Beach)
After Party – Music and dancing from 6:00pm at Distant Relatives Backpackers

Entry fee:
Individuals – Kes 2,000
Teams of 2-3 people – Kes 3,000 per team
Corporate-sponsored teams – Kes 3,000 per team

Distances: 750m swim in Kilifi Creek, 20km bike ride and 5km run on Kilifi Plantations, with a hint of adventure thrown in.

Find more information on http://www.kilifigoldtriathlon.org/

September 23, 2015 at 11:48 am Leave a comment

Outdoor: Cycling to Lake Magadi, Nov. 7-8 2015 @ Lake Magadi

cycle to lake magadiFrom the edges of Ngong Hills (Kona Baridi) to the bottom of the Rift Valley (Lake Magadi) over a stretch of 80km, your bicycle shall take you through Maasai countryside; wild, shrubby and expansive savannah. Spin your wheels across the winding Magadi road to an oasis of cooling swimming pools by the day and warming, therapeutic hot springs for the evening.

Camp the night under the starry African night. Breezy as it will be, enjoy the warmth of the bonfire, sample some Maasai-style barbecue and maybe join in the Maasai dancers’ jubilant jumps. Come morning, trade your two wheels for the millipede of a vehicle (the train) and enjoy a game drive like no other.

CYCLING DISTANCE: 80km
LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Challenging
Suitable for INTERMEDIATE and EXPERIENCED cyclists

CHARGES:
Ksh. 13,500 (with your own bike)

WHAT’s INCLUDED:
– Round trip transport (to Kona Baridi the start point on day one and back to Nairobi on day two)
– Accommodation in self-contained tented camps (self-camping option available too)
– All three meals plus snacks (during the ride) and an evening sun downer drink (at the hot springs)
– Entry fees into community conservancies
– Train ride fees

REQUIREMENTS:
– A well-serviced bike, preferably a mountain bike, hybrid or cyclo-cross (Mountain bikes available for hire)
– Comfortable and well padded cycling gear (contact us if you need to purchase any)
– Change of clothes
– Sunscreen lotion
– Swimming costume
– Toiletries
– Camera
– …and tag a friend along

All payments to be sent to the Mpesa Till No. 981718
or to KCB Bank
Account Name: Baiskeli Adventures
Account No. 1170152406

Deadline for booking is October 31st, 2015. VERY LIMITED slots available.

Contacts:
baiskeliadventures@gmail.com;
Rakesh – 0717681649/0738681649 or Bernard (Lake Magadi Adventures) – 0717999228/0727075986

September 15, 2015 at 11:57 am Leave a comment

Fitness: Sigiria Fitness Experience, Sept. 12 2015 @ Karura Forest, Thigiri ridge entrance

September 9, 2015 at 10:48 am Leave a comment

Golf: Barclays Kenya Open 2015, Apr. 9-12 2015 @ Karen Country Club

Barclays Bank Open
Days: April 9-12 2015
Venue: Karen Country Club
Tickets: KES 500 per day and KES 1000 for a season ticket – four days

Find all the necessary information on this link

April 3, 2015 at 12:54 pm Leave a comment

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