The Organizers of the International Coal City Half Marathon have stated that the 2nd edition of the annual half marathon will be taking place on the 23rd of November, 2019. The maiden edition of the Coal City Marathon was indeed a success and a strong statement towards the growth of distance running in Nigeria.
The event had an impressive participation with Athletes from over 10 countries and all states in Nigeria properly represented. The Race Director Engr Ndiokwelu Nzube announced that registration is ongoing and forms can be picked up at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium or online at coalcitymarathon.com and it is absolutely free. Speaking further Engr. Ndiokwelu stated they aim to be awarded the prestigious IAAF Bronze Label after the second edition of the event.
This year’s half-marathon will feature a road tour, pre-marathon expo, the 21km half marathon, after marathon concert and a dinner/award night.
We can assure the general public of an interesting and load event. And to all our international athletes as well as those from other states within Nigeria, we like to let you know that your security and comfort is our major priority and to this effect we have set up a very professional logistics department to handle your mobility, accommodation and security.
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