Lagos - One of Nigeria’s leading road runners, Deborah Pam
has promised to give a good account of herself at the fast-approaching Lagos
Pam, who ended the year 2015 on a low with an injury cupped
in training back in November while preparing for the last Aba Half Marathon,
said she has chosen to work extra hard not just to be fit to compete at the
Lagos City Marathon but more importantly to give a credible performance like
she has been synonymous to in the long distance races.
“I had a small knock on my knee while preparing for the Aba
half marathon, but I am much more better now, I am aware of the Lagos Marathon
and I am already preparing for it “ Pam stated form her Jos, Plateau State
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With a long list of honours from the Obudu Mountain Race,
Okpepe Road Race and the Splash FM Integrity Full Marathon race which is staged
annually in Ibadan among others, Pam said she is positive she could add the
Access Bank Lagos City Marathon to her laurels.
“It feels great to be a champion all the time, I know I am
already popular here in Nigeria as I always finish ahead of other local
athletes but I will be more fulfilled to outrun the international athletes
coming from Kenya and across the world very soon.”
Pam, who emerged the best Nigerian woman during the last two
editions of Okpekpe road race, won the last 42km Ibadan marathon in a record
time of 3hrs, 3mins and 23secs; bettering the 3:06:51 she set to win the 42km
marathon in 2013.
The Access Bank Lagos City Marathon is scheduled for
February 6, 2016 at 7am. The start point is National Stadium, Lagos and the
finish point is Eko Atlantics.For
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