Cross Section of the 2017 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Participant at the starting point in National Stadium Surulere Lagos.At the 2017 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon in Lagos.PHOTO; AKEEM SALAU

The registration for the fourth edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon will officially begin on Monday, September 3, 2018.

In a statement by Olukayode Thomas, Director of Communications and Media, the General Manager for the Lagos Marathon, Yussuf Alli said that the 2019 edition is going to be more community-based.

According to Alli, communities will be encouraged to participate as a team while adding that the start and finishing points for the 2019 races will be the same.

“We are hoping to have over 100,000 runners again like we did for the 2018 race, the 10km will be starting at the Lekki Bridge and ending at the Eko Atlantic City while the full marathon will be commencing at the National Stadium, Surulere to also end at the Eko Atlantic City,” the Marathon boss stated.

Alli, however, warned that unlike in the previous editions of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon in which people could still register two-three days to race day, the fourth edition for 2019 will not be so as registration this time will close on January 11.


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