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In Pictures: Activities Of The Lagos Marathon

Kenya-born France’s Abraham Kiprotich at the weekend won the 3rdAccess Bank Lagos City Marathon as Kenya and Ethiopia’s marathoners once again dominated the competition, carting away the first three prizes.

But Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has promised to dislodge the elite runners from the medals table.

Tidesports source reports that Kenya marathoners dominated the elite division of the race winning the first, second and third prices in  the male category. The Ethiopians were dominant in the female category.

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, who had wished all the over 100,000 athletes the best of luck, was on hand to present the prize to Kiprotich. His wife was available too to hand over the check and trophy to Guta.

Ambode promised there would be a bigger and better Lagos City Marathon next year, Feb 9, 2019.

Bolanle Ambode gives Herpha Guta her prize
Bolanle Ambode also gives Guta her trophy
Governor Ambode and Access Bank officials with the first three winners(men)
Some of the athletes during the 42km race
An aerial view of the runners
The cheerleaders who give some spice to the event
Some other cheerleaders
And the caregivers
This man Harrison Chinedu made it all the way with a ball on his head
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