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Today’s Lagos Marathon kicks off at the National Stadium, Surulere. The race is meant to kick off by 7:30am. The marathon takes it course from the starting point and towards Ojuelegba Bridge, Ikorodu Road, (on top of Fela Bridge),mn towards Anthony under Anthony Bridge, under Maryland Bridge, move towards Ojota, pass by the Total Filling Station and turn right towards Alapere towards to Ogudu, go by Ogudu junction towards Oworosoki and head towards Third Mainland Bridge, after Adeniji Adele, turn right towards Ikoyi on the bridge, go through Osborne Road, turn left to Parkview and head towards Lekki/Ikoyi Bridge, at bottom of bridge, turn right to Admiralty Way, at the entrance of Lekki Phase 1, turn right towards Lekki Toll Gate, head to Ozumba Mbadiwe, go by 1004 and Radisson Blu Hotel towards Bonny Camp, turn left at the roundabout going towards Ahmadu Bello Way, go by Federal Palace Hotel, Silverbird Galleria, NTA and Bar Beach then finishes at Eko Atlantic Over 20,000 participants are expected to join in the City Marathon. Prices to be won are worth 92 million naira. All who complete the 42.195 kilometers would receive certificates and medals, and top winners would receive cash prices. The Access Bank Lagos City Marathon 2016 is hosted by the Lagos State Government and chiefly sponsored by Access Bank.

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This article was first published on 6th February 2016 and updated on February 11th, 2016 at 4:41 pm


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