Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has retained its Elite Label Status as World Athletics over the weekend released its 2022 Label Road Race calendar , the Road race , which is one of Africa’s biggest road race retained its Elite Label Race Status in Category ‘A’.
Meanwhile, the organizers of the Silver Label race have confirmed that the 2022 edition billed for February 12, 2022 will return to full capacity as the 2021 edition was an elite race with only 300 athletes in attendance due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The project consultant of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Bukola Olopade has said that race will continue to aspire to be among the best in the world because of the supports from the Lagos state Government and private sponsors.
He said: “Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has been very supportive of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon financially and even participating in the race.
“I also thank the Headline Sponsor Access Bank for the huge financial support.When the project was just an idea on paper most corporate bodies did not believe in us but Access Bank did.
“I must also thank 7UP Bottling Company, Kia Motors, Revolution Plus Property Limited and several organizations like LASTMA who made this dream a reality”.