Registration for the 2020 edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon officially commenced on Monday, June 17, 2019, according to a statement signed by the organization Director of Communications and Media, Olukayode Thomas.
All intending participants of the upcoming race will be required to pay a registration fee of N5,000 for the 10km race and the full marathon.
Registration can either be done online or participants can pick up a registration form at the Marathon Office, Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos or any of the Access Bank branches nationwide.
Foreigners who intend to participate in the race are expected pay a registration fee of $US100.
The first four editions of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon were free for all participants, however, a registration fee has been included in the 2020 edition of the race so as to comply with the IAAF requirement which clearly states that all top label races must charge a participation fee.
According to Thomas, 10% of the accumulated registration fee will be donated to five charity organizations selected by members of the public and other stakeholders.
“Payment of registration fee will enable us to raise the standard of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon to the standard of other world-class marathons like New York Marathon, Dubai, London, Chicago, and others.
“It will also attract many tourists to Lagos thus boosting the State’s economy; especially in the areas of hospitality, transports, sales of arts and crafts and the positive stories they leave with will attract genuine investors to Lagos State in future”— Olukayode Thomas
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