Marathon Expo

Africa's Highest Ultra Marathon

Event Info

7th Dec 2019
08:00AM - 05:00PM
Kerio View Hotel
The Breslin

The first step to starting The Great Rift Valley Ultra (GVRU) race is picking up your race packet. The 2019 Marathon Health & Fitness Expo will have more than 30 vendors selling all sorts of runners’ goodies. While you’re there, get important race info and tips from speakers, shop the vendors and more. MARATHON EXPO is the place where you: get your race kit. catch up one the latest news in lifestyle, sport, health and nutrition with up to 20 national and regional exhibitors.

The Expo is where you get your race kit catch up one the latest news in lifestyle, sport, health and nutrition from national and regional

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Expo For Participants


Kerio View Hotel


Friday: December 6, 2019: 11:00a.m. - 6:00p.m.

Saturday: December 7, 2019: 9:00a.m. - 6:00p.m.

Please not: Race numbers which are not picked-up during the expo-opening hours will expire without refund. There will be NO other possibility to pick them up!

We are looking forward to welcoming more than 90,000 participants and visitors at the MARATHON EXPO. The entrance is free for all visitors!

Pick Up Process

1. Have your bib number and your ID ready.

2. Go to the kiosk with the number range of your bib number.

3. Next, line up in the t-shirt line for the size that is listed on your bib.

4. You will present/tell your bib to the volunteer and they will give you your shirt, commemorative bags.

5. Exit into the expo and check out what our awesome vendors have to offer!


  • Packet Pick Up is for all events – 52km Ultra, 30km and Relay. All participants must pick up their own packet at the expo.
  • Packets include gear check bag, bib and timing device, and safety pins.
  • Please have your ID ready to pick up your packet.
  • There is no race day packet pick-up and packets cannot be mailed.
  • Parents of children under 18 who are participating may pick up their packets for them
  • The commemorative bag you receive at packet pick-up must be used for your gear check bag. We will not accept any other bags.

Booth Size & Price

 To rent a 10 feet x 10 feet booth will cost Kes. 40,000 for the weekend. For larger sizes combine contiguous booth spaces.

Each booth includes 1 – 6 foot skirted table, 2 – chairs, 1 – waste basket along with pipe and drape enclosure, 8′ high back and 3′ high sides. 

Virtual Event Bag

Use the Virtual Event Bag to drive traffic to your booth and get online sales. The VEB is a webpage where sponsors and exhibitors can place offers and discounts. Click for an Example of a Virtual Event Bag webpage

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