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13 Feb
Ethiopian runners showed class yesterday, winning the men and women’s categories of the seventh edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon...
5 Sep 2021
Swiss wheelchair master Marcel Hug defended his marathon title on the final day of the Tokyo Paralympics on Sunday, as organisers
23 May 2021
Twenty-one people were killed after hail, freezing rain and high winds hit runners taking part in a 100-kilometre (62-mile) cross-country mountain race
11 Apr 2021
Athletes and officials who participated in the first Ijesha Grand Marathon have hailed the organisation of the event. Endorsed by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, the race attracted the best of Nigerian road runners to the ancient but beautiful town of Ilesa, the capital of Ijeshaland, and the athletes say they are thrilled by the…
28 Mar 2021
Organisers of the Lagos City Marathon on Sunday said they had commenced registration of athletes for a virtual 10km race slated for April 10.
17 Dec 2020
The number of global brands entering into partnerships with Access Bank Lagos City Marathon increased yesterday with Kenya Airways
23 Nov 2020
Kenya's women marathon runner and winner of the 21km at the maiden Kaduna Marathon, Caren Maiyo, has praised the government and people of Kaduna State for the success of the race
20 Nov 2020
Former national marathon record holder, Abbas Mohammed, wants local athletes to challenge their foreign counterparts at the maiden Kaduna marathon, which holds tomorrow.
21 Sep 2020
Former national marathon champion, Abbas Mohammed, says the Kaduna marathon, slated for November 21 is timely.
16 Sep 2018
Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge set a new world record for the men's marathon on Sunday, clocking 2hr 01min 39sec to improve the previous world mark by more than a minute...
7 Apr 2018
Twenty-four hour local sports TV station, Kwesé Free Sports UHF 32, will air three major international marathons in this month of April.   The Rotterdam Marathon plays host to thousands of runners from home and abroad. The route is flat and traffic-free, making the marathon a fast race. The race will start at the iconic…
19 Feb 2018
Running a marathon is a physical and mental challenge. From losing a toenail to super hearing powers, runners undergo a number of changes, both painful and surprising, with trained marathoners staggering across the finish line with ravaged joints and shredded muscles. So what does taking the body through such a gruesome exercise cause? This guide…

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