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Check out the winners of Lagos city marathon 2017

The 2017 edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon which also doubled as the 2nd edition since inception was held today, 11th February 2017. According to some participants, there has been serious improvement in the 2017 edition.
Abraham Kiptum, the Kenyan man who won the first edition of the Lagos city marathon made history again as the winner of the second edition of Lagos city marathon.
The females were not left out as Olude Oluwakemi became the first Nigerian female to make it to the finish line at 2 hours, 55 minutes, and 16 seconds.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos state governor was there to show his unparelled support for the good course. Good music was not left out as reputable Nigerian musicians such as Tekno, Seyi Shay and Kiss Daniel performed at the event. The top three male winners went home with $50,000, $40,000 and $30,000 respectively.
Wheel chair participants were not left out. In the female category, Nkiruka Okoro was the 3rd and got N500,000, Jumoke Olajide, 2nd with N750,000 and Hannah Babalola came 1st and she went home with N1 million.
In the male category, Sola Opalike came 3rd with N500,000, Jelili Akanni, 2nd, with N750,000 while Shefui Ojeleye went home with a mouth watering N1 million. Check out the list of Top ten winners in the male and female category below:
TWEETS FROM ACCESS BANK
Let it be on record that history was made here. #iGetStamina_ pic.twitter.com/k5Z4i9uQbD

— Access Bank Plc (@myaccessbank) February 11, 2017

 

— Access Bank Plc (@myaccessbank) February 11, 2017

The first Nigerian woman crosses the finish line 🎉🎉🎉. #iGetStamina pic.twitter.com/sUE9x6zeLf

— Access Bank Plc (@myaccessbank) February 11, 2017

 

 

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