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ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON TO RETURN TO $50,000 START PRIZE FROM 2023 EDITION....

Aug 10, 2022 / News



The General manager of the access bank Lagos City Marathon, Mr Yussuf Alli has said that the marathon will return to it’s pre-covid prize money from the next edition.

This was disclosed in a chat with the media when questioned on preparations towards the 2023 edition of the race. He said the marathon been one of the very few races around the world that still ensured continuity during the covid period and the drop in prize money became necessary at the time due to the global financial impediments which was necessitated by the covid-19 pandemic.

The prize money for the 2023 edition for the Top ten elite runners for both male and female categories will now be:
1st: $50,000
2nd: $40,000
3rd: $30,000
4th: $20,000
5th: $15,000
6th: $10,000
7th: $8,000
8th: $6,000
9th: $4,000
10th: $2,000.

The race organizers plan to ensure the highest of world-class racing standards are maintained as has always been the hallmark of the access bank Lagos City Marathon as top elite gold label runners from across the world have already started signalling intentions to be part of the 2023 edition.