IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017

Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 00:00 to Monday, March 27, 2017 - 01:45

The 41st edition of the IAAF World Cross Country Championship - Kampala 2017 will take place at the historical and prestigious Kololo Independence Grounds in the heart of Kampala on March 26, 2017.

Kampala, a cosmopolitan city originally built on seven hills, is Uganda’s capital city, business hub and the to Gateway to the East African nations' cultural and natural diversity. The city is right in the centre of Buganda, the largest kingdom in Uganda.

More than 80 countries and 700 athletes are expected to take part in the 2017 IAAF world cross country championships in Kampala.

Race Course

The course will be modernized to have two natural uphill, another man made uphill of about 2m high and a depression of 1.2m low to add to the beauty of the scenery. It will also have six 0.5m logs to add on the challenges of the normally flat terrain.

Course Map - IAAF Kampala 2017

Event Time Table





14:00 X Mixed Relay Final
14:30 W U20 Race Final
15:10 M U20 Race Final
15:55 W Senior Race Final
16:55 M Senior Race Final

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Event website for more info: IAAF Kampala 2017

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