Followed by Ronny Kipkoech Kiboss and Benjamin Bitok. The Kenyan duo came second and third finishing in 2:13:23hrs and 2:13:29hrs, bagging $40,000 and $30,000 respectively.
It’s also no surprise that the female athletes, Alemenesh Herpha Guta, Tigst Girma Getayechew and Ayelu Abebe Hordofa came first, second and third to win $50,000, $40,000 and $30,000 respectively- all from Ethiopia.
Governor Ambode, tweeted, “Our target is to get the Lagos City Marathon listed in the annual calendar of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) and make the Marathon earn a Gold Label award within the next two years. #RunLagos