Salama Hills (2): Postponed 2023

The course for Salama Hills (2) is more intense and technical than Salama Hills (1). The weekend of fun includes Saturday sundown ride with bush dinner.

  • Solo event with teams being the preferred format
  • Saturday 07:30 – 70 km main / 40 km Lite
  • Sunday 07:30 – 40 km main / 25 km Lite
  • Youth teams 15-17 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Beer, BS & Massage available all weekend.

Good level of physical fitness with average technical skills are sufficient, this weekend event is designed for racing fun and family camping.


RVO Salama Hills


VENUE: hosted on the beautiful Stanley Dairy Ranch, Ulu – 2 km south of Salama Town on Mombasa highway. Expected drive time from JKIA is 2 hours for 75 km . The campsite is 3 km off the highway. (Google map)

LOW ALTITUDE & BIG HILLS will exert considerable cardio-vascular demands on all participants. If you are not well trained you can ride as gently as you please, your enjoyment is key.

CHALLENGING TRAIL TERRAIN with steep climbs / descents and technical sections.

GPS ENABLED SELF-NAVIGATION is core to all RVO events. A Garmin GPS is required by each rider (or team) to self-navigate, there are no course markings on this adventure.

INTERVAL START participants will start off at 3 minute intervals in reverse seed order (fastest last)

WATER POINTS a single water point per stage. In line with true adventures, participants should be self-sufficient for on ride nutrition.

MEDICAL SUPPORT a paramedic will be in camp to provides support.

VEHICLE SUPPORT is not provided; only medical extraction will be provided

MECHANICAL SUPPORT is provided by the Bike Shop, Karen

TUBELESS WITH SEALANT whistling thorns and sharp rocks abound on stage 2 so tubeless tires filled with an extra dose of sealant is essential (Stan’s is best).

KENYA ROAD MAP is available for purchase from RVO; pre-loaded on a micro-SD chip ready for plugging into your Garmin