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.
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