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SS8/11 Soysambu– 29.32kms at 0811hrs and 1414hrs
This stage is now almost 12 km longer than in 2021 and will take in some interesting features
along the 29km route, to include a compact spectator area near the start, rocky climbs, tricky
fast runs, and the familiar sweeping sections before the two river crossings which lead to the
finish of the stage in the same location as 2021.
SS9/12 Elmenteita- 15.08kms (Live TV) at 0908hrs and 1508hrs
With its naturally beautiful Lake Elmenteita as a unique backdrop, SS9/12 will serve as the
Live TV Stage on Saturday. The 15km stage will be run in an opposite direction to 2021 – to
accommodate the need to allow Live TV crews the opportunity to capture the action in all its
picturesque glory. Running as the days second and fifth stage – Elmenteita will no doubt
present iconic imagery with it grey volcanic dust, lush lakeside vegetation and the promise of
a clear blue sky reflected on the Lake surface dotted with flocks of pink Flamingos.
SS10/13 Sleeping Warrior- 23.05kms at 1006hrs and 1606hrs
In the shadow of a hill that resembles a sleeping Maasai warrior, the special stage criss-crosses the natural plains before a rocky finish. the Stage will start after a Remote Refuel zone located adjacent to the Elmenteita crossroads, to wind its way through the challenging rockery that provided some incredible images in 2021.
Skirting the Sleeping Warrior Hill over the fast, flowing 23km through acacias and cattle grazing fields around the numerous hills, the stage will terminate just past the power pylons where the 2021 Stage finished
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