Otuaro flags off Warri/Effurun Peace Marathon
Runners ready

By Ben Efe

All is now set for Saturday’s Warri/Effurun Peace Marathon and athletes from all over the country are raring to go.

Delta State deputy governor Kingsley Brurutu Otuaro, will flag off the 10km race by 7.00am at Warri Airport Road start point. The race will finish at the Warri Stadium.

A good number of elite Nigerian long distance runners and joy runners have registeted and are waiting to vie for the N1m top prize.

This is the fifth edition of the race and organisers are hopeful of a good  outing after the event was cancelled last year due to Covid 19 worldwide pandemic.

Speaking ahead of the flag-off deputy governor Otuaro a Barrister in Law, remarked that the Warri/Effurun Peace Marathon continues to gain currency.

He added that the Delta State government remains committed to improving on sports development and athletes welfare.

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