Abuja International Marathon
Emmanuel Naibet from Kenya and Bahrain’s Ruth Jebet made history, at the weekend, when they became the first winners in the men’s and women’s categories respectively of the maiden Abuja International Marathon.
All roads will lead to the City Gate of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), where the first-ever Abuja International Marathon will take off.
he Pavillion, which is currently hosting the first Abuja International Marathon Expo, has become a Mecca of sorts, as long-distance race enthusiasts from within and outside the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) daily came to collect their running kits in readiness for FCT’s first international marathon.
Organisers of the maiden Abuja International Marathon (AIM) have said the five-kilometre version of this race is open to every runner, adding, however, that the prize attached to the event is only for Nigerian secondary school students, who are 17 years or younger.
Activities leading to the first Abuja International Marathon slated for Saturday, April 29, 2023, will begin on Friday with an expo billed for The Pavillion, beside the International Conference Centre, opposite Radio House, Abuja.
• Seven-Up first official sponsor The race for the $55,000 top prize fixed for the winner of the Abuja International Marathon is heating up with over 35, 000 elite and local runners already registered for the event. The Abuja International Marathon will hold on April 29 at the Federal Capital City. But before the race,…
12 Dec 2022
Organisers of the Abuja International Marathon, earlier scheduled to hol on December 17, 2022, has announced the postponement of the race to April 2023. Race Director, Olukayode Thomas, in a statement, yesterday, cited security considerations for the shift in date of Abuja’s first international marathon. Thomas said everything was in place for the marathon in…