TVC to broadcast 2016 Lagos City Marathon live

TVC E, SPORTS - The 2016 Lagos City Marathon is set to hold on Saturday, the 6th of February and Nigeria's most reliable TV station TVC News Nigeria will be on ground to cover the event. Themed ''Let's Run Lagos,'' the race will start at the entrance of the National Stadium, Surulere, at 7AM  and climax at the Eko Atlantic Site in Victoria Island, Lagos. 31 elite runners from 8 countries will participate in the race which will also broadcast live on TVC News Nigeria's sister channel TVC Entertainment. The top runners include 24 men and seven women marathoners. Among these marathoners are 11 men who have won IAAF gold label and 9 are from Kenya. TVC News Nigeria and TVC Entertainment's wall-to-wall coverage of the race will include live commentary, interviews with the racers and an exclusive chat with the winners at the finishing line. There will also be real-time updates as the race...

Pam, top athletes expected at Lagos marathon

Top Nigerian marathoner Deborah Pam is expected to participate at the Lagos Access Bank Lagos City Marathon scheduled for February 6, organisers of the event have said. Pam emerged the best Nigerian female athlete during the last two editions of the Okpekpe Road Race and also the last edition of the 42km Ibadan Marathon in a record time of 3hrs, 3mins and 23secs. The winners of the men and women’s events at the marathon will go home with $50,000 each, while second and third place finishers will take $40,000 and $30,000 respectively. The top 20 Nigerians would also be rewarded with cash prizes with the first winning N1m, while the second and third-place winners will receive N750,000 and N500,000 respectively....