After a successful first edition last year, the Lagos Kids Mini-Marathon is back for the second edition! Organized by the St Saviour’s School Ikoyi Endowment Fund, the 2017 edition was well attended with over 1000 children representing 22 schools in Lagos; attracting guests like Kate Henshaw, Alibaba Akpobome, Asisat Oshoala, Chief Mary Onyali, Eku Edewor, Maje Ayida and this year promises to be even bigger and better.
Themed “Active Kids Rock”, the mini-marathon is recognized as Nigeria’s only kids-focused marathon and will see children participating in the 1.2km, 3km, and 5km distance races respectively. Click here to sign up. Parents who wish to run with their kids can pick up T-shirts at the registration stand for a token fee.
More Details on the Marathon:
1.2Km 5-8 years
3 Km 9-12 years
5Km 13-15 years
Date: Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
Time: 7 am – 11 am
Start Point: St Saviour’s School Ikoyi, Lagos
Although the event is kids focused, the mini-marathon is designed as a fun day of family outing with exciting activities planned for kids and parents. This event is supported by AXA Mansard, Access Bank and MTN.
Part of the proceeds from the event will be used to support Slum 2 School Africa, a volunteer-driven social organization working to empower disadvantaged children in disadvantaged communities to realize their full potential through the provision of educational scholarships, health, and other psycho-social support. Follow @lagoskidsrun on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for updates and join the conversation on social media using the hashtag, #LagosKidsRun.