‘Kaduna Marathon more than a race for honours’
After receiving his $10,000 prize money for finishing top at the maiden edition of 21 km Kaduna marathon, John Muirurri Mburu of Kenya looked at the crowd and smiled: “The government and people of Kaduna have done well. I will surely return next year to defend my title.”
NVBF boss Nimrod ‘beats’ athletes at Kaduna Marathon 5km race
The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) Engr. Musa Nimrod, tested his strength against younger athletes at the maiden Kaduna Marathon and came out victorious in the event held at the weekend. Nimrod participated in the 5km event, and even finished the race ahead of some athletes.
World athletics recognises Kaduna Marathon as event holds today
World Athletics governing body has recognised Kaduna Marathon as an event on its sporting calendar. This was disclosed yesterday, in Kaduna, at the unveiling of elite runners and sponsors for the maiden edition of the marathon, which holds today in Kaduna.
Abbas Mohammed leads local athletes at Kaduna Marathon
Former national marathon record holder, Abbas Mohammed, wants local athletes to challenge their foreign counterparts at the maiden Kaduna marathon, which holds tomorrow.
23 foreign athletes arrive for Kaduna Marathon
A total of 23 foreign athletes from nine countries are expected to arrive in Nigeria today for the maiden edition of Kaduna Marathon holding on Saturday.
Kaduna marathon coming at right time, says Abbas Mohammed
Former national marathon champion, Abbas Mohammed, says the Kaduna marathon, slated for November 21 is timely.