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Lagos City Marathon announces the race Date

The organisers of the 8th edition of the Lagos City Marathon which is a silver label marathon have announced that this year’s race will held on the February 4th 2023 in Lagos, Nigeria.

While speaking to the press the race CEO Bukola Olopade of the Nilayo Limited, who is the concept holder of the Lagos Marathon Race, said, “We are proud to be able to do things the right way in this country using the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon as a veritable platform, that has now grown in leap and bounds, from nothing in 2016, to a World Athletics Gold Label event.”

The organisers of the 2023 Lagos City Marathon, have confirmed that there will be Expo which will begin on January 23rd and run through to February 2nd.

The period of one week, will feature the Kits Pickup by the Marathon runners, and complementary activities; like exhibition race and health talk.

Lagos City Marathon to host 30,000 runners

The organisers of the 6th edition of the Lagos Marathon which is a silver label marathon have announced that this year the race will host 30,000 runners from around the globe.

This year’s race will be held on February 12th 2020 in Lagos, Nigeria

The Access Bank Lagos Marathon is the biggest one-day sports event in Africa and one of the top 10 marathons in the world in terms of prize money and participants.

The winners in each category will pocket a cool 50,000 USD (kshs 5671500/-).

Kenyans have dominated this race since its inception in 2016 with last year’s winner Emmanuel Naibei cutting the tape in 2:15.02. The men course record of 2:10.23 is held by David Barmasai while the women’s record of 2:32.14 which was set last year is held by Meseret Dinke from Ethiopia.