Breaking: Kenya’s David Barmasai Tumo wins 2020 Lagos City Marathon
A Kenyan, David Barmasia Tumo, has won the 2020 Lagos City Marathon.
Tumo, an underdog, finished the race in 02:10:22hours.
Tumo, who has a personal best of 2:07:18 hours, came fifth at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics.
The 42km race commenced from National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, while the 10km race will start from Ikoyi link bridge by 10 am. Both races will finish at Eko Atlantic.
This year, both male and female 42km runners compete for the grand prize of $50,000 while the second and third place winners will get $40,000 and $30,000 respectively.
For the 10km race, the first male and female runners will drive home in brand new Kia Rio cars while the second and third place winners get N1,000,000 and N750,000 respectively.