Lagos State held her 3rd edition of  Access Bank Lagos City marathon on the 10th of February 2018 at Eko Atlantic City (EAC), Victoria Island. The winner of 3rd edition – Abraham Kiprotich, a Kenyan born French athlete was awarded the price money of $50,000 from Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode. Other categories were equally awarded.

Below are my highlights from the marathon.

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  1. Abraham finished in 2hrs 38mins

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2. There was special performances from Nigerian musicians

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3. I met Mr. Tourism Amity 2017 at the marathon and I interviewed him

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4. I made a video about the whole marathon, you should watch it! 🙂

5. People kept running till after 2PM to the finish line. I admire their persistence and zeal.

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6. JJ Okocha made an appearance!

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The marathon was fun, I enjoyed covering every part of it, and maybe next year I should challenge myself to run! Who’s running with me next year?!

Below are other pictures from the marathon!

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“Finishing a marathon is a state of mind that says anything is possible.”