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Kenya-born French long-distance runner, Abraham Kiprotich has won the 2018 Lagos City Marathon after arriving the finishing line at the time of 2hrs 8mins.
Herpha Guta of Ethiopia also won the women’s edition of the race. She did it in 2hrs 38mins.
Participants defied an early morning rain to run in the race which started at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
The rain which started at about 5 a.m. did not hinder participants who turned out in their thousands to participate.
Here’s the victorious moment Ugandan athlete, Abraham Kiprotich won the 2018 edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon in 2hours 8minutes to take home the $50,000 prize money. #LagosCityMarathon #RunLagos pic.twitter.com/KBoMTRyBNX
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The News Agency Of Nigeria (NAN) reports that over 100,000 people participated in the IAAF Bronze Label Race which offers 208,000 dollars for grabs.
— Access Bank Plc (@myaccessbank) February 10, 2018
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