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Two collapse as Lagos Marathon gets underway

Published on February 6, 2016 by   ·   No Comments

Athletes at the Lagos Marathon Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

Tired already? Some athletes at the Lagos Marathon just chose to walk rather than run Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

An aerial view of runners at the Lagos Marathon Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

Security operatives ensure there is peace as athletes eye the ultimate prize Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

Kazeem Ugbodaga

Athletes at the Lagos Marathon Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

Athletes at the Lagos Marathon
Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

Lagos City Marathon which commenced around 7:30am on Saturday is still underway.

The much anticipated marathon event has recorded two casualties so far as the athletes collapsed along the way.

Tired already? Some athletes at the Lagos Marathon just chose to walk rather than run Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

Tired already? Some athletes at the Lagos Marathon just chose to walk rather than run
Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

One athlete collapsed around Onipanu and another on Third Mainland Bridge.

As at the time of filing this report, many marathoners are crying for water as they are dehydrated.

An aerial view of runners at the Lagos Marathon Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

An aerial view of runners at the Lagos Marathon
Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

The male and female winners are going to take home 50,000 dollars each.

Security operatives ensure there is peace as athletes eye the ultimate prize Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

Security operatives ensure there is peace as athletes eye the ultimate prize
Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

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