Wildlife Conservancy & Sports in Kenya
In the recent past, Kenya has seen an increase in sporting activities supported by various conservancies. Some of these sporting activities are internationally recognized and attract tourists from all over the globe.
In addition to generating direct and indirect income through tourism, the sporting activities also paly a key role in raising funds for various conservancy projects while spreading awareness on specific wildlife and environmental issues.
Below we take a look at some of the most famous conservancy sporting activities in Kenya.
Held annually at the Lewa Conservancy to raise funds for various conservation activities, this marathon attracts amatures and professional runners alike.
This is held biennially at the Sidai Oleng Wildlife Sanctuary to raise awareness on wildlife conservation.
Walk, Run Cycle at Swara Game Sanctuary
This is held at the Sanctuary in Lukenya in support of the Canini Beehive Children’s Centre.
Cricket for Conservation at Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Cricketers from around the world join the Maasai Cricket Warriors to raise awareness on the plight of the almost-extinct northern white rhinos.
An annual off-road event held in various conservancies to raise funds for wildlife conservation projects.