World Athletics has confirmed that the next elite label road race on its calendar will hold on Saturday 28th May in Okpekpe, Edo state of Nigeria.
The event in Okpekpe, the Okpekpe international 10km road race is coming after the successful organisation of the TCS World 10K Bengaluru in India yesterday.
The governing body for the sport on its label road race page on its website alluded to the fact that the next World Athletics elite label road race will hold in Nigeria.
It is the only label road race in all label categories that will hold that day before the Kigali International Peace Marathon in Kigali, Rwanda and the Tartan Homes Ottawa International Marathon in Ottawa, Canada which hold the next day.
World Athletics Label Road Races are races that the World Athletics designates as one of the leading road races around the world.