he Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, held annually in Lagos State has kicked off as runners already set their eyes on the finish line.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports the first category of the Access Bank-Lagos City Marathon covers 42 km and commenced from National Stadium Underbridge on Funsho Williams Avenue and would go through Barracks Ojuelegba.
The marathon will continue on the main carriageway, Dorman Long Bridge at Fadeyi on Ikorodu Road, Obanikoro, Anthony to Gbagada, Third Mainland Bridge, Osborne Road, Alfred Rewane (Old Kingsway) Road, and Falomo Roundabout.
The trail will continue to Bourdillon Road ,Cable Bridge (Ikoyi – Lekki Link Bridge), Admiralty Way, Lekki First Roundabout, Lekki Tollgate, Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Akin Adesola Street, Bishop Oluwole Street, terminating at Eko Atlantic City.
The second category of the race covers 10 km, and starts from Durosimi Etti, Lekki Phase 1 and will connect Lekki First Roundabout, Lekki Toll-Gate, Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Akin Adesola Street, Bishop Oluwole Street terminating at Eko Atlantic City (Finish Point).
TNG reports top winners of the 2023 Gold-Label Lagos City Marathon will book qualifications tickets for the marathon event of the next edition of the Olympic games in Paris 2024, France.