About KTA

About KTA

Kenya Triathlon Association (KTA) is the national governing body for the multisport disciplines of triathlon, duathlon and aquathlon in the Kenya. Kenya Triathlon Association is a member federation of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) and the International Triathlon Union. Its headquarters are in Nairobi, Kenya. KTA is composed of athletes of all ages, coaches, officials, parents and fans working to strengthen multisports in the country. KTA coordinates and sanctions grassroots and elite multisport events across the country and works to create interest and participation in those programs

About Kenya Triathlon

What is Triathlon?

Kenya Triathlon

In a nutshell, a triathlon is a three-part race consisting of a swim, then a bike ride and finishing with a run. It is a multi-stage event, where participants compete against one another for the best completion times.

Race distances vary depending on the level of competition, with options ranging from beginner to elite and everything in between

On the elite level, KTA is responsible for the selection and training of teams to represent the Kenya in international competition, including the world championships, All Africa Games and Olympic Games. It conducts national camps and clinics and provides coaching education programs.

On the developmental level, KTA seeks to foster grassroots expansion of the sport, which is facilitated by the sanctioning of age-group events and triathlon clubs. National Championship events are held for athletes of all ages, including youth and junior athletes

KTA's mission is to grow and inspire the triathlon community. KTA's vision is to provide the resources required for all in the triathlon community to reach their full potential.

The Purpose of the association is to:


  • Provide a centralised administration, led by a National Executive
  • Develop a club structure
  • Become a member of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya
  • Create affiliated clubs
  • Decentralise responsibilities for communities
  • Deliver coach accreditation and facilitate coach training
  • Provide a youth pathway
  • Deliver National Championship events and a selection process
  • Sanction events
  • Create uniformity of rules
  • Manage the profile of the sport