See the Lagos City Marathon Through These Exclusive Photos

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Let the race begin!

The Lagos City Marathon was an historical event held Saturday, February 6. The marathon was revived after last being held in 1983. Elite athletes were a part of the all star-cast for this weekend’s event. Take in these moments captured on camera by Nigerian-based photographer Olalekan Adedeji (@stylomedia) that may convince you to sign-up for the race next year.

The Winners

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Abraham Kipton of Kenya lifts his 50,000 reward after finishing first place!
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Halima Husein Kayo of Ethiopia taking a much needed rest after she was the first female to cross the finish line!
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He might not have won a metal but this man won our hearts. He was found running with a wrapper and his Nigerian flag. A proud Nigerian to say the least.
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From the Uhrobo Tribe Wrapperman take II, a.k.a #WorldWrapperman a.ka David Adjarho Obaro.

The Highlights

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Is that Sports Minister Solomon Dalung flexing in a white tee? Go Minister…everyone got in on the race festivities!
THE GOVERNOR ADDRESSING THE GATHERING OF SPORT LOVERS @ EKO ATLANTIC FINISHING POINT FOR THE MARATHON
Governor of Lagos addresses the crowd ad the Eko Atlantic City finish line.
THE POPULAR OJUELEGBA MUSICIAN OLAMINDE TRILLING THE AUDENCE AS WELL (Copy)
Musician Olamide hyping up the crowd!

The Perks

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Energy drink anyone?
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The medals
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Medal ribbons
  • Adjarho David Obaro

    #Worldwrapperman crossed the finishing line with team #foodclique at 08 : 05 : 00, I ran to support #foodclique and #Africare. Please,make donations to this NGO’s for them to continue there good works.Thanks for your support.