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.
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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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- News24 Nigeria