Tatu City and Olympian Lornah Kiplagat Launch Sports @ Tatu

20 February

New health and fitness facility created in association with Unity Homes

Tatu City, Kenya, 20 February 2024 – Tatu City, the first operational mixed-use Special Economic Zone (SEZ) on Nairobi’s doorstep, has launched Sports @ Tatu, a recreational hub designed to promote wellness, fitness, and community engagement within its thriving Live, Work, Play ecosystem. The new facility was officially opened in a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Kenyan World Champion and Olympian Lornah Kiplagat.

Created in association with Unity Homes, a developer of inclusive residential communities in Kenya and Nigeria, Sports @ Tatu is poised to benefit Tatu City’s 4,000 residents, over 10,000-day visitors, 80 businesses, and over 5,000 pupils and students, reflecting its pivotal role in enhancing the well-being of Tatu City’s community and the environs.

Sports @ Tatu features a high-quality astroturf football pitch perfect for 5-a-side matches and a standard-sized basketball court ideal for games and pickup matches for people of all ages and abilities.

Linda Nyaseda, Head of City Management and DCC at Tatu City, stated, “The introduction of Sports @ Tatu is a significant leap forward in our mission to cultivate a vibrant and healthy community. Whether you reside in Tatu City or our neighbouring community, we invite everyone to experience the transformative power of physical activity.”

Kenyan World Champion and Olympian Lornah Kiplagat, renowned for her exceptional achievements in long-distance running and philanthropic initiatives, is Tatu City’s Health and Wellness Ambassador. Kiplagat has been pivotal in shaping the design and development of running trails and fitness activities at Tatu City.

“Sports @ Tatu represents more than just a facility. It embodies a shared commitment to harnessing the power of sports and recreation to nurture a sense of camaraderie and vitality within our community. I am thrilled to see this vision come to life and look forward to witnessing its positive impact on the lives of residents and visitors alike,” said Lornah Kiplagat, Tatu City’s Health and Wellness Ambassador.

Sports @ Tatu comprises over 100 km of pedestrian walkways, cycle paths and nature trails, offering ample opportunities for outdoor activities amidst the lush greenery of Tatu City’s landscape. The Green Link, a network of pedestrian and cycling trails within Tatu Central, the new business and living district, further enhances connectivity between green areas and sports parks, emphasising Tatu City’s commitment to ecological sustainability and social well-being.

Tatu City’s agreement with Fridah Ndinda, an elite athlete and runner from the local community, further solidifies its status as a premier destination for sports and fitness enthusiasts.

Sports @ Tatu is open daily, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., providing convenient access to its facilities. Patrons can easily make reservations and access pricing information through the Sports @ Tatu booking system.