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Lagos City Marathon: Finishers urged to come for medals

15 February 2017, 09:53

Lagos - The General Manager for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Yusuf Alli, has expressed gratitude to Lagosians for their support in making the 2017 Lagos City Marathon a huge success and urged finishers to come for their medals.

Alli commended Lagos residents for turning out in their numbers not just to take part in the 2017 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon but also lining out en-mass to cheer the runners who came from over 24 countries across the world.

Aside the crowd, Alli also thanked the Executive Governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode for his total support and leadership style that helped a great deal to make the 2017  Access Bank Lagos City Marathon a world-class event every Nigerian and indeed African was proud of.

“I must say Lagosians are wonderful people, from the first day that the registration began till the race day, they were very supportive and they were massive on the streets to cheer the runners.

“The Governor of Lagos was also a big pillar in making the 2017 race better and we know that the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon will continue to attain greater heights by the year” the GM marathon added.

Also read: Lagos City Marathon: Ambode secures prize money

He thanked the media for playing a commendable role in beaming the race to the public across the world.

The GM Marathon also urged everybody that finished last Saturday’s race under the official cut off mark of seven hours, and are yet to get their medals, to come to the Marathon Office at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere from Monday February 20, 2017 between 10am and 4pm to collect them.

He enjoined athletes that finished the race to come with appropriate proofs especially their running bib numbers.

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