The lead-up activities for Abuja International Marathon slated for Saturday, April 29, 2023, will begin Friday, April 21 with the Marathon Expo.
The Marathon Expo, according to the organisers of the race will start at The Pavilion beside International Conference Centre, opposite Radio House, Abuja
The race is in three categories, the 5km for the students, the 10km family run and the 42km for the elites and passionate runners.
The Marathon Expo will start at 9 am and end at 6 pm daily. The theme of the EXPO is ‘Showcasing the best of FCT.’
Runners will collect their running vests, goody bags, Transpondants and running number at the EXPO.
There will be quizzes, games, music and prizes to be won.
Also, entertainers from the FCT Arts and Culture Department will be at the EXPO to entertain visitors and runners.
For those interested in FCT landmarks and tourist attraction centres, officials of the FCT Tourism Department will be on the ground to take them around the
FCT with tour guides that will answer their questions.
About 50 foreign elite runners and 120 local elites have registered to participate in the race.
They will be joined by thousands of Nigerian runners that have registered to participate in the three categories.
Organisers have urged Abuja residents to come in their thousands to cheer the runners on race day.