Africa Sports

Kenya, Ethiopia Runners Win Lagos City Marathon

Bernard Sang of Kenya on Saturday emerged winner in the men category, clocking a time of 02:16:49 to win the $50,000 price money.

The 2024 edition of the annual 42km 2024 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has been once again been dominated by East African runners.

Bernard Sang of Kenya on Saturday emerged winner in the men category, clocking a time of 02:16:49 to win the $50,000 price money.

Sang, 32, is the latest Kenyan to win the annual competition dominated by the East African country who won in 2016, 2017, 2020 and 2021.

His compatriots Cheprot and Edwin Kiptoo came 2rd and 3rd respectively in another dominant display by the Kenyans.

Ethiopia’s 25-year-old Kebene Chala was the first first woman to get to the finish line at the 2024 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.

This year’s edition of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon had over 81 world-class elite runners competing for the top prize.

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