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In fulfilment of their promise to give out as prizes, KIA Cars to winners in the 10km race in the recently held 4th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, organisers of the event and KIA Motors presented the prizes to the winners in Lagos on Thursday. The presentation of the KIA cars to the male and female winners was done in the presence of the media. It was a moment of joy as Saheed...

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#[email protected] 40 8:59 AM - Feb 2, 2019 16 people are talking...

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has congratulated Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for a 4th consecutive successful Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. He made the remark on Saturday in an interview with journalists at Eko Atlantic where the race took place. Barrister Dalung said that Gov Ambode has set a precedence in sports development by adding not only to the economic value of the state and country but also empowering a...

The management of RevolutionPlus, a real property development company, has revealed the reasons behind its partnership with Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. RevolutionPlus has joined the organisation of the marathon as the Official Real Estate Partner in a deal worth N500 million. Speaking at a media briefing at its headquarters in Lagos Tuesday, the Managing Director of the company, Mr. Bamidele Onalaja said the need to identify with the society where they operate...

The President of the Bobsled & Skeleton Federation of Nigeria, Solomon Ogba, has attributed the success of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon to the vision of Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. Ogba, who was President of the Athletic Federation of Nigeria between 2009 and April 2017, said: “Lagos has all the ingredients to host a world-class marathon. As President of AFN, I approached many officials of the Lagos State Government, but...

It is a marathon, not a sprint, and today the race began for the The 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon with the official press conference. Here are the key points • The upcoming third edition will be held on the 10th of February, 2018. • The Lagos marathon is now certified as a Bronze Medal marathon, with its routes officially measured, and with a goal to achieve Gold label within the next two editions. •...

The General Manager Lagos City Marathon, Yussuf Alli, is optimistic, that the race will become an IAAF Gold Labelled race before its fifth birthday. Last week, Lagos City Marathon, with its first edition in February 2016, joined the global elite family as the IAAF granted the race a Bronze Label status after just two editions. ‘’This is a worthy feat and I must confess that it would not have possible without the vision...

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...

After six days’ hard work on and off the course, the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon route has been certified by the world governing body of athletics IAAF and the global body that governs marathons and road races, AIMS. The certificate was sent to the General Manager Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Yussuf Alli, over the weekend. With the certification of its route by IAAF/AIMS, Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has...

A few weeks after splashing a whopping N800 million on Asaba 2018 CAA African Senior Athletics Championships, the management of GAC Motors, one of China’s largest automakers, yesterday entered a N100 million partnership with organisers of the Access bank/Lagos City marathon. The deal, according to the Marketing Manager of CIG Motors, Kayode Adejumo was part of the company’s efforts to strengthen Nigeria’s athletics. “GAC Motors believes in improvement, and we are partnering with...