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Lagos City Marathon holds Tinubu Merit Award, media seminar on Friday


The 2020 Lagos City Marathon will hold… this weekend.

The organisers of the 2020 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon have revealed that they would hold an Ayodeji Tinubu Merit Award, as well as a media seminar to herald this year’s edition of the marathon at the Sir Molade Okoya Thomas Indoor Sports Hall, Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos on Friday.

According to a statement issued by the marathon’s Head of Communications and Media, Olukayode Thomas, the 2020 edition of the Lagos race is a landmark hence the decision to recognise some outstanding individuals and groups that have contributed to make the race the biggest one-day event in Africa.

“This is a landmark year for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, our fifth edition, and we are very proud of what we have been able to do just within five years”


“While we are grateful to everyone for all the support we have gotten in these five years, we have shortlisted nine people that have contributed in no small measure to this success story and we will be acknowledging them at the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Ayodeji Tinubu Merit Award on Friday,” Thomas stated

Thomas added that there would also be a seminar for journalists same day also at the Sir Molade Okoya Thomas Indoor Sports Hall where accreditation tags would be distributed and a session to intimate those in the media all that is expected from them on race day.

Over 100, 000 runners will participate in the 2020 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon billed for Saturday, February 8. 


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