If you weren’t there; you didn’t participate, watch from the stand, check threads on twitter or friend’s dp on BBM, don’t worry we got your back.
Lagos City Marathon has come and gone but surely this event would not be forgotten in a hurry. It was ‘almost’ what we expected and you just have to commend Lagos State and Access Bank, it was a good combination and we hope to see many more of such in years to come.
As expected the winners were not Nigerians infact the 1-10 winners were from Kenya and Ethiopia, but with Lagos city Marathon everyone is a winner as the 1-20 Nigerians were also rewarded handsomely and certificate of participation were issued to all the participants.
Winner: Abraham Kipton of Kenya crossed the finish line @ 2hrs 16mins ; 21secs
Winner: Abraham Kipton of Kenya crossed the finish line @ 2hrs 16mins ; 21secs #RunLagos#AccessLagosCityMarathon pic.twitter.com/QmCSyz5N7b
— SportsRation (@Sportsration) February 6, 2016
The winners for the male category: 1) Abraham Kipton – Kenya 2) Kipkeobi Hosea – Kenya 3) Debebe Tolosa – Ethiopia The winners for the female category: 1) Halima Hussein (Ethiopia) 2) Alice Timbilil (Ethiopia) 3) Aberash Feyase (Ethiopia) The 1st 10 runners were Kenyans & Ethiopians. 1) Abraham Kipton – Kenya 2) Kipkeobi Hosea – Kenya 3) Debebe Tolosa – Ethiopia 4) Joshua Kip Korir (Kenya) 5) Sintayehu Lesgese (Ethiopia) 6) Solomon Deksisa (Ethiopia) 7) Peter Kiptoo (Kenya) 8) Ketem Negasa (Ethiopia) 9) Abere Belay (Ethiopia) 10) Amos Koech (Kenya) The first 3 winners receiving their ‘cheques’ for $50,000, $40,000 and $30,000. The 1st 3 Nigerians to complete the
#AccessLagosCityMarathon are Philip Sharubutu, Ilia Pam & Peter Maham The 1st 3 Nigerian females to complete the #AccessLagosCityMarathon were Oluwaseun Sara, Mary Akor & Yohanna Donatu. Yet again Lagos State showed they are gradually taking their place in Nigerian Sports, we were still talking about two teams representing Lagos at the Nigerian Professional Football League and then we have a successful hosting of a marathon race in the country. Congratulations to Access Bank and Lagos State and to everyone who got one of this. Next year Lagos will run again on February 11th, 2017.