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ECOWAS ABUJA MARATHON DECEMBER 18th,2021 in ABUJA NIGERIA

ECOWAS ABUJA MARATHON DECEMBER 18th,2021 in ABUJA NIGERIA

Owenvbiugie Ruth

 

 

 

ECOWAS ABUJA MARATHON  DECEMBER 18th,2021 in  ABUJA NIGERIA

PRESS STATEMENT
ECOWAS ABUJA MARATHON 18 DECEMBER 2021
Abuja the Nigerian capital city  will on Saturday the 18th of December 2021  played host to the second edition of the ECOWAS ABUJA International Marathon  tagged  Run for Unity and Integration. The race which will attract  runners from the sixteen members states of ECOWAS has price money  for both Men and Women..
The organizer have announced that the prizes for first winner is  ten thousand  dollars   and the top ten winners will all smile home  with their respective monitory  reward  at the closing ceremony which will  taking place at the FCT Sports Complex Abuja the same date.
To ensure a smooth and hitch free  marathon  the various committees line up for the event   have since commerce work to ensure a world class hosting of the second ECOWAS ABUJA International Marathon.
The registration for the ECOWAS ABUJA INTERNATIONAL MARATHON  is free  and will closed on the midnight of 16 December 2021.
The closing ceremony here in Abuja will be grace by diplomate from ECOWAS sub region
Kenya  John Mur and Careen Cheptoeck  both won the male and female categories respectively at the maiden ECOWAS ABUJA International half marathon
Mur finished with a time of 01.04.2.79 to place first in the men’s race, ahead of Ethiopia’s Mawcha Nega who finished about four seconds later.
The Ethiopian had a time of 1:04.06.94 to push into third place Nigeria’s Emmanuel Gyang who returned with a time of 1:04.32.15.
Seven other Nigerians trailed them to pick the fourth to 10th positions in the race which ended at the Old Parade Ground in Area 10.
Chairman
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