Elite athletes jostle for Ijebu Heritage half marathon top prize

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Elite athletes jostle for Ijebu Heritage half marathon top prize

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World and local elite athletes will this morning race for the $10,000 top prize of the Airtel Ijebu Heritage half marathon.

There are over 40 local and international athletes in the men and women races, and also over 5000 keep-fit enthusiasts are participating in three different categories. The event will feature the 21km half marathon, 10km, and 5km races, to be flagged off simultaneously.

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The half marathon and the 5km have their finish point at the Dipo Dina Stadium Ijebu-Ode. While the 10km race will start and finish at the Ijebu-Ode-Epe new road.

“It took us under four months to put this race together and we are looking forward to a keen contest,” said Bukayo Olapade, former Ogun State Commissioner for Sports and boss of Nilayo Sports Consult.

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“Our aim is not just to organize the race,…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper

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