7up, Aquafina relish experience at Lagos City Marathon
Professional athletes and fun runners were at the weekend treated to fun and excitement by 7Up and Aquafina premium water, both from the stable of Seven-Up Bottling Company Plc, who were official water and beverage sponsors of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.
Apart from refreshing the runners, there was a carnival atmosphere on key points on the route of the marathon.
At the starting point of the 10km family and fun race at Admiralty Way Lekki Phase 1, thousands of runners started converging on the roundabout as early as 5.00 a.m. There was music, dance and comedy as runners get set for the real race.
MC Efe and DJ Steel worked up the crowd providing a relaxed atmosphere for the runners to hit the road. There was also music at the Eko Atlantic finishing point where Tekno, Seyi Shay and Tiwa Savage entertained the runners and other guests.
Top Nigerian celebrities were also on hand to add glamour to the event. Among them were Monalisa Chinda, Kate Henshaw, Nedu and Yaw of Wazobia FM, Kaffy and her dancers, Beverly Osu, Enyinna Nwigwe, Gbenro Ajibade and Bryan Okware.