The Okpekpe Road Race invites world-class runners from around the world in a tradition to intermix local recreational and up and coming runners with the best of the best. The invitation extended to all CAA Member Federations, all military and para-military have sent in entries
|Race Name||Okpekpe Road Race|
|Date & Time||Saturday, May 12, 2018
Starting Time 6:00 am
|Participating countries||Kenya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Uganda, Morocco, Israel, Bahrain, Morocco and Nigeria.|
|Course||The Okpekpe Road Race starts in Apana Road and ends in Okpekpe, Edo State.
Okpekpe is famous for its position on the hilltop in the Edo North Senatorial district and its huge agricultural and investment potential and quite a suitable tourism destination.
|Distance||10 Kilometres over hills and tarred Roads|
|Elite Athlete Management|
|Expected Number of Participants||3,000 Runners|
|Eligibility||Must have been duly registered, passed medical test and sign the waiver|
|Prize Money||Financial prizes would be given to 8 people who come tops in the race and top 5 Nigerian Athletes
Payment of prize money only for invited athletes and Nigerians (mention and announce Tax or no tax)
2. The race may broadcast on television and stream as Internet video.
3. The moving images, photograph, articles, and the personal records of the race may be used in the advertising materials such as booklets and posters, and be placed in the media such as TV, radio, newspapers, magazines, and Internet.The organizers, co-organizers, and any organizer-approved third party may execute it for promotional and race management purposes.