Salama Hills (2): 11-12 May 2024

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 – 50 km main / 30 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 available at camp

TUBELESS WITH SEALANT whistling thorns and sharp rocks abound 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