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Course Checkpoints 2016

Course Checkpoints 2016

May 10th, 2016

13 course checkpoints will be visited by the team over the course of the days charge. These 13 have to be visited in any order in the short distance between 07:30 and 19:00. Course checkpoint locations will be posted here shortly before the race on the 29th, Sunday evening Kenya time subject to availability of Internet at the venue. Please check back here then and follow our progress the day of the race! Use the link on the front page of this website again pasted below; How to follow car on Spider Track[...]

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The boys are back in town . . . !

Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

Happy New Year to all supportors and conservation lovers everywhere . . . The "boys reserve team" of Car 17 is taking part in 2016 Rhino Charge and we have our fudraising page set up at the following . . . please give generaously! More details and stuff to follow as plans progress . . . Read more [...]


Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog This years event was a long way north in the stunning foothills of the Matthews range, in the Kalepo hills. With dry sand rivers, thick thorn bush, and a backdrop of stunning hills, looking beautifully green after the rains. A total of 108 million shillings (US dollars $1.2 million) were raised by all the 65 teams who took part in this years event, which will be put towards the fencing of Mount Kenya and maintenance of the existing Abardare fence. Furthermore 4 Read more [...]

Latest From Rhino Rouge

Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

This year is yet another record-breaking fundraising result in Rhino Charge 2015 - The money raised by all 65 teams amounts to 108,617,802 KES which is just over $1.1million. Amazing efforts and will the stunning work of Rhino Arc to continue to protect Kenya's water towers and their ecosystems. Unfortunetly official results are delayed but we will keep you posted as soon we hear anything. Good luck to the results team @Rhino_Charge - keep going . . we feel for you! Happy Madaraka Day . Read more [...]

. . sooooo close, another good result from RR . . .

Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

. . . . Update from the Girls . . . There were stuck for 3 hours due to an electrical fault on the car and very nearly retired after only a few kilometers but after some help from the Zambian team (arch rivals for the unmodifed class - indicating the spirit of the event yet again) they managed to get going and completed all but 1 checkpoint, An amazing come back . . . . looks like a great Rhino Charge result again from this team of amazing ladies . . . . now for some reflection, some fun, some beers Read more [...]

Progress . . .

Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

. . the girls have had a reported electrical fault and suffered a painful delay, looks now like finishing will be a huge challange . . . task now is to get round as many as possible and enjoy taking on the challanging environment and beat as many of the many other none finishers as possible . . . . 6 posts done . . .GO GIRLS! Read more [...]

FOLLOW US LIVE – MAY 31st 2015

Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

We are packing the truck and heading north this week to somewhere in the Northern Frontier District. We can expect big dramatic views, star filled nights, rocks thorns and elephant! We thank everyone for their heartfelt support and encouragement and wanted to let you know that you are able to follow us on the day. We will depart from our first checkpoint at 7 am on the 31st of May 2015 and will be navigating across country, driving and running for 8 hours, trying to get to all the other 12 Read more [...]

ARKIVE Newletter

Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

As we begin the preparations for the 2015 Rhino Charge which will be on 31st of May 2015 we wanted to thank our supporters from all the previous years and hope that you will get behind us again this year. In 2013  Car 17 raised  KES 2,209,230/= and in 2014 Car 17 with the RhinoRouge Reserves raised KES 1,251,460/= The Rhino Charge raises critical support for The Rhino Ark Kenya Charitable Foundation which protects and conserves the forests and wildlife of the Aberdares, Mau, Mt. Eburu and Mt. Read more [...]

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