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The 2013 Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon on October 27, 2013 saw KIPPRA represented in the 21kms, 10kms and 5kms races. Ten (10) staff members participated in the event, with five members taking part in the half marathon (21kms), while the rest were in the 10kms and 5kms road race. The ten staff members completed the races successfully, with the 21kms participants being awarded medals.
The Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon was first held in 2003 and the inaugural race had 6,000 registered runners. It was the first major marathon in the country and over the years has grown to be the largest sporting event in Kenya attracting approximately 15,000 every year. The marathon has maintained six distinct races which include: Full Marathon (42 kms) road race for men and women, Half Marathon (21kms) road race for men and women, 10kms road race for men and women, Tricycle race (42kms), Wheelchair race (21kms) and 5kms Family Fun Run.