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Ethiopian Sintayehu Legese has emerged winner of the 2019 Lagos City marathon after finishing with a time of 2:17:28. Kipkorir Joshua of Kenya came second as he finished with a time of 2.18.26, while William Yegon of Kenya came third with a time of 2.14.04 The winners will go home with $50,000, $40,000 and $30,000 respectively. Pulse Nigeria ✔@PulseNigeria247 Breaking!!!! Sintayehu Legese from Ethiopia has won the #LagosCityMarathon #AccessBankLagosCityMarathon.#RunLagos#AccessTheLife@myaccessbank 40 8:59 AM - Feb 2, 2019 16 people are talking...

It was celebration galore on Monday as the news filtered in that Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has been awarded the IAAF Bronze Label by the governing body of athletics, International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF). Staff at the Marathon Office, Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, including Project Consultant Bukola Olopade and General Manager Yussuf Alli were enveloped with joy by news from IAAF Road Running Manager Alexxio Punzi. A statement signed the Access...

The 30-day Countdown to the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon starts tomorrow. To kickoff the 30-Day Countdown, we will be giving out awesome gift packs to 20 sports-loving Nigerians. The first 20 persons to answer the following five (5) questions correctly will win a gift pack each. Gifts will be collected at the Marathon Office at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos on Friday, 8th January. These are the questions: Precisely, how many kilometers is...

  Nigerian athletes participating in the February 6, 2016 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon are not just looking at the prize money, but they are aiming at new national record and qualification for Rio 2016 Olympics Games. One of them is Jos-born long distance runner, Emmanuel Gyang who has stated that he will gunning for another national record. A star-cast of athlete across the world is expected to grace the maiden Lagos City Marathon...

[envira-gallery id="332"] The Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Barr. Solomon Dalung on Monday urged state Governors in Nigeria to emulate the giant strides of the executive governor of Lagos State Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode especially in the areas of sports and entertainment. The Minister made the remark when he visited the Lagos City Marathon office located at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. Accompanied by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and...

Thirty one elite runners from eight countries have signed on for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon according to the General Manager Marathon, Yussuf Alli. They are 24 men marathoners and seven women.  Of the 24 men marathoners, 11 have IAAF gold label and nine of them are from Kenya. They are Abraham Kiptom, Peter Kiptoo Kiplagat, Amos Mitel, Sammy Kipkorir Kibet, Simpson Pkanaan Limareng, Nelson Kirwa Rotich, Kipkemboi Hosea, Philip Kiplagat Biwott...