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If you’re considering running the Lagos City marathon but haven’t made up your mind yet this article is here to give you that push you need.   Also if you’re not running in the marathon, this is for you and hopefully you’re motivated to participate. Running a marathon comes with a lot of benefits and here are some of those benefits.

In Preparation For The Lagos City Marathon

HEALTH BENEFITS: Running a marathon has a lot of health benefits attached to it. Firstly you get to burn lot calories which are really helpful if you intend on losing weight. It also improves your heart health experts say it is an excellent way of conditioning the cardiovascular system. Runners are at low risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. Running also improves and strengthens your body’s immune system so your body is able to fight off germs.

PHYSICAL BENEFITS: A huge benefit of Marathons and running is that they increase muscle strength. Also, experts say that long runs assist the body in storing a greater amount of glycogen, which is where your body gets energy during a long, hard effort.

MENTAL BENEFITS: Running a marathon requires a strong will and determination from the training sessions to the healthy meals. Marathons allow you to build your confidence and eliminate self doubt these are qualities that you can apply in your everyday life to help you excel. It also helps you develop coping skills or any other thing life or the marathon throws your way

BRAGGING RIGHTS: You can brag to your friends and your family that you’ve ran in the Access Lagos city Marathon and if that’s not incentive enough you stand a chance to win a whole lots of prices and cash.

42km ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON 2019

PRIZE MONEY FOR MEN AND WOMEN

1st Position $50,000
2nd Position $40,000
3rd Position $30,000
4th Position $20,000
5th Position $15,000
6th Position $10,000
7th Position $8,000
8th Position $6,000
9th Position $4,000
10th Position $2,000

 

42km ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON 2019

PRIZES FOR NIGERIAN MEN AND WOMEN

1st Nigerian ₦ 3,000,000
2nd Nigerian ₦ 2, 000,000
3rd Nigerian ₦ 1, 000,000
4th Nigerian ₦ 500,000
5th Nigerian ₦ 200,000
6th Nigerian ₦ 100,000
7th Nigerian ₦ 50,000
8th Nigerian ₦ 30,000
9th Nigerian ₦ 20,000
10th Nigerian ₦ 10,000

 

10KM ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON 2019

PRIZES FOR NIGERIAN MEN AND WOMEN

1st Kia Rio Car
2nd Nigerian ₦ 1, 000,000
3rd Nigerian ₦ 750,000
4th Nigerian ₦ 500,000
5th Nigerian ₦ 250,000

Read also: Why Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Is Definitely Your Thing

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