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Lagos Girls Run: Organisers announce elevated money prizes for contributors

SWAN President, Honour Sirawoo (proper) accompanied by SWAN and Sports activities Council officers addressing Yobe feminine hockey group as a part of actions marking his two-day official go to to Yobe State

Because the countdown to the seventh version of the Lagos Girls Run continues, organisers have introduced an enormous improve within the money prizes for the contributors.

Tayo Popoola, Coordinator for Lagos Girls Run, disclosed to journalists that extra winners in comparison with earlier editions will probably be rewarded with various money prizes.

She defined that whereas solely the highest three finishers acquired money prizes in time previous, the 2022 landmark version has been expanded to reward the highest 10 finishers in each the Open and Veteran classes.

“Now we have mapped out a method to make sure we reward extra runners, so as a substitute of specializing in simply the highest three finishers, we will probably be giving numerous money prizes to the primary ten finishers,” she mentioned.

In keeping with Popoola, the elevated prize cash is without doubt one of the quite a few improvements that may make the 2022 Lagos Girls Run an unforgettable version, being the seventh anniversary of the annual fiesta.

“Yearly, we all the time work onerous to get higher and that’s our purpose once more this yr. Now we have a few different improvements that will probably be shared within the days forward as we countdown to this yr’s race,” she said.

Since its inception in 2016, the Lagos Girls Run has turn out to be one of the crucial eagerly anticipated occasions; particularly amongst ladies throughout totally different walks of life, together with leisure, vogue, politics, academia, enterprise, and rather more.

She mentioned: “After all, Lagos Girls Run is not only a sporting occasion, it’s a rallying level for ladies throughout totally different walks of life and that has been evident within the calibre of individuals you see turning up for the race yearly.”

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On this particular version, ladies will make a daring assertion with the adopted hashtags #Runforunity and #Runforlove.

Whereas the registration for previous editions of the Lagos Girls Run has been strictly on-line, free bodily varieties have been made accessible this time.

“Sure, we have now bodily varieties for individuals who choose the bodily interface, they’ll choose them up on the Teslim Balogun Stadium, for now, different pickup locations will quickly be introduced so it might be simple for everybody to come back on board and be a part of this fun-filled race,” she mentioned.

The seventh Lagos Girls Run will probably be happening on Saturday, November 12, 2022.

The powerfully themed initiative #Runforunity, #Runforlove is predicted to drag in an unprecedented variety of ladies from each nook and cranny of our nice nation.