Like Kaptagat in Kenya, Kapchorwa is abundant with hilly terrain. The team mainly runs on dirt trails for long runs (which comprises the majority of their mileage). The surface is usually hard-packed, but can become muddy during rainy seasons, or extremely dusty during dry periods. As in Kenya, this is inevitable and the runners are reasonably flexible with their schedule (taking another route, for example). The trails enable the runners to develop lower leg and feet strength. Also, the softness facilitates running longer mileages while keeping the risk of volume-induced injury low. Track sessions occur at a local school's grass track. For tempo runs, the athletes will head down to an altitude of 1400m.

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