Williams Kefaf of Plateau State emerged the winner of the maiden edition of ‘Nike we run Lagos’ 10 kilometer race put together by the leading sportswear manufacturing company.
The race which was flagged off at the Onikan Stadium by the Lagos State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Enitan Oshodi, saw the Police officer dictating the pace from the beginning to Teslim Balogun Stadium where it was terminated. Continue...
With this result, both the winners of the male and female categories will represent Nigeria at the” Nike we run race” in Johannesburg, South Africa later in the year, while all the first three winners will be entitled to free Nike products for a year.
Speaking shortly after the race, Kefaf noted that he has been training for the race for the past one month, even as he stated that the win will enable him develop more confidence towards putting up a good performance at the forthcoming Obudu Mountain race which he hope to participate in for the second time.
The race which was organized as part of the company’s efforts to connect runners around the world and forge a new global community of athletes through Nike’s most connected series saw the first 75 winners in the male category as well as the first 25 winners in the female category and the last enduring 10 to get to the finish line going home with a pair of Nike shoes.
Visit www.werunlagos.com to view the top 100 runners list and the enduring last 10 as well as downloand pictures of the event.