The first edition of the Great North Heritage Run intends to take the runners narrative back on track, to promote peace, celebrate our heritage and promote national cohesion and position brand Kenya advantageouly on the global scene.
The theme of this sports series is “celebrating our athletes; running for peace in cultural diversity”
The athletics fraternity has placed Kenya on the platinum place of honor since independence. It is only decent that we come together and accord them the well-deserved recognition, appreciation and showing a sense of responsibility towards.
This event series covers:
This is an action packed affair, an unveiling of this region’s talent in sports, music & art in fusion with natural jewels, culture, heritage & historical mystique through the following activities;
The event targets local communities, media fraternity, private sector, development partners, local and international professional and non-professional athletes, safari explorers, students, sports and fun loving Kenyans and non-Kenyans between age 10-75.
Eliye Springs, also known as Ille Springs, is a remote village on the western shore of Lake Turkana in Kenya, near the mouth of River Turkwel. It is located 50 kilometres east of Lodwar and 40 kilometres south of Kalokol.
A Skull of very early human ancestry called “Homo Heidelbergensis” dating between 200,000 and 300,000 years old with Exhibit Item Number “Eliye Springs ES11693” can be found at the Smithsonian Institution as an exhibition entry.
Sarima boasts of astounding cultural diversity, settled on a vast region in the South-West of Marsabit County, stretching from Mount Kulal and Karare in the North East to South Horr in the South West, from Loiyangalani in the North West to Laisamis in the South East.