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ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON: IAAF’s Head Of Marathons Storms Lagos For Event

The IAAF head of marathons and road races, Alessio Punzi will be in Lagos for the third edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon slated for February 10, 2018. As the manager of road running at IAAF, Punzi, is in charge of hundreds of elite marathons and road races around the world. In an email sent to Yussuf Alli, ...

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ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON Organisers bar elite runners, non-resident in Nigeria from 10km race

Elite athletes and road runners not resident in Nigeria are not eligible to participate in the February 10, 2018 Access Bank Lagos Marathon 10-kilometre race which starts at the foot of the Ikoyi-Lekki Link Bridge and ends at Eko Atlantic City. Olukayode Thomas, Director Communications and Media, Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, said the decision was aimed at encourage Nigerians ...

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Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Emmanuel Gyang Eyes Commonwealth ticket, GAC Car in 10km race

One of the foremost long distant runners in the country, Emmanuel Gyang has set out a twin ambition ahead of the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Gyang who was among the top Nigerian finishers at the 2017 Marathon said on Monday that he would be competing for honours this time in the newly introduced 10km race. The Jos-based athlete ...

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ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON Dubai Marathon Winner Tumo, Omari Join 2018 Elite Field

The number of gold labeled athletes eager to compete at the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, slated for February 10, keeps growing by the day. The latest runners to join the ranks include a past winner of the Dubai Marathon, Kenyan David Barnasai Tumo, and his compatriot Levy Matebo Omari who has a personal best of 2:07:18 hours. It’s ...

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Chioma Ajunwa Receives Another Police Promotion

Atlanta ’96 Olympic Games gold medallist ChiomaAjunwa has been promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police. Lagos State Command of Nigeria Police Force confirmed the promotion of the former long jumper, who defied all odds to become the first and only athlete in Nigeria to win an individual Olympic gold. The 47-year-old Ajunwa, who is also a former ...

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ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON Dubai Marathon winner Tumo, Omari join 2018 elite field

The number of gold labeled athletes eager to compete at the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, slated for February 10, keeps growing by the day. The latest runners to join the ranks include a past winner of the Dubai Marathon, Kenyan David Barnasai Tumo, and his compatriot Levy Matebo Omari who has a personal best of 2:07:18 hours. It’s ...

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ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON: Why Elite Runners Are Always In Front Cells-Alli

The General Manager of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Yussuf Alli has clarified why some runners are placed in the front cell in marathons and road races. Alli said athletes’ pedigree and time in previous races determine where they are placed. “Insinuation that Kenyans, Ethiopians and other foreign nationals are favored at the detriment of Nigerians is completely untrue. ...

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ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON: Car Prize Extra Motivation To Win 10km Race – Sadjo

One of Nigeria’s foremost road race runners Sadjo Ismael is focused on winning the 10 kilometre race at the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon slated for February 10. Sadjo who won the Nanmig International 10 kilometre Road Race in far way China last month with a new personal best of 31.00 said winning in Lagos was now a big ...

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ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON: Rono, Masresha confirmed for Lagos

The list of world-class marathoners that will compete for medals and cash prizes at the February 10, 2018, Access Bank Lagos City Marathon keeps growing by the day. Kenyan Georgina Rono and Ethiopian Azalech Masresha are the latest to join the class of elite female runners. Rono, winner of the Eindhoven Marathon and other elite marathons has a personal best ...

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Ogba Predicts Best AYAC 2018 Hosting By Delta State

Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the Asaba 2018 Africa Senior Athletics Championships, Solomon Ogba says Delta State will beat its own record set in 2013 when it hosted the inaugural African Youth Athletics Championships (AYAC). That edition was adjudged by local and international athletics aficionados as the best ever, but Ogba has assured sports fans that the ...

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