The Lagos State Athletics Association has endorsed the 10 kilometre Festac Half Marathon which is scheduled to Hold on Saturday, 2nd October in Festac and its environs.
The event was endorsed during the week at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere, after a meeting with the chairman of the state athletics association Yusuf Alli.
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The Olympian praised the organisers of the event in their effort to promote and empower local based athletes in the country.
Ali remarked that the 10 kilometre marathon would help prepare local athletes for future and stiffer challenges.
It would be recalled that Alli led a technical team to Festac on Saturday, June 5th to inspect the route earmarked for the one-day event which is open to only local based athletes.
Organisers of the event, Lexicon Communications, revealed that the target is to make the competition an annual event, with the aim of boosting the town’s relevance in the state’s social circuit by picking the public’s curiosity about the potentials of Festac in the discovery and promotions of world class athletes and entertainers.
The Winner in the Men’s and Women’s event will share a 2million naira cash prize.Copyright © 2022 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.