‘Norri Williamson to measure Media Marathon route’

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The Chairman of the Organizing Committee of Lagos Media Marathon, Tony Ubani has revealed that renowned marathon and road races route measurer, Norri Williamson will calibrate and measure the route of the Lagos Media Marathon.

The race will hold on Saturday December 1, 2018.

Ubani said at the weekend that Norri’s report would be sent to AIMS and IAAF for certification and listing of the Lagos Media Marathon on the international marathon calendar.

He affirmed that the race would start at Anthony Bus Stop, opposite Trem Church through Oshodi Oke, Charity, Airport Road, 7/8 Bus Stop, NACOC, Airport toll Gate, Concord Press, Airforce Base, MM 2, Mobolaji Bank Anthony Road, Ikeja Under Bridge at Ayinke House, Ikeja Bus Stop and finish at the New Ikeja Bus Terminus.

“The route was chosen to showcase Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s massive infrastructural development on the Lagos Mainland.

“Marathons and road races records can be set at any meet. The reason we want to bring Norri is because records can be set at our meet and we want it approved by the international bodies for marathon and road races and the world governing body in athletics, the IAAF,” Ubani said.