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Ecobank lauded on youth devt

The organisers of Okpekpe International 10 km Road Race, Pamodzi Sports Marketing, have lauded the consistent support of Ecobank Nigeria to the competition, saying the Bank has contributed immensely to the huge success recorded in the race.

Okpekpe Race Organisers Hail Edo Govt, Sponsors

Pamodzi Sports Marketing, organisers of last Saturday’s sixth IAAF silver label Okpekpe International 10km Road Race in Okpekpe near Auchi has commended Edo State government, sponsors and friends of the race who provided some financial support as well as other logistics towards the success of historic race.

Amstel Malta rewards top 6 Nigerian winners at Okpekpe Race

Amstel Malta on Saturday rewarded the top six Nigerian winners at the Okpekpe International Road Race with cash prizes and branded items for their exceptional performance in the race. The race, which was held in Benin, Edo state capital, featured over 3,000 runners from Kenya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Uganda, Morocco, Israel, Bahrain and Nigeria, amongst others. […]

Kenyans Shine Again At Okpekpe 10km Road Race

Athletes from Kenyans on Saturday emerged winners in the male categories while an Ethiopian, Yani Dera Dida, winning the first prize in the female categories. Kibet Alex, who ran 29.46 seconds emerged winner in the male category, while Simon Chepat who took second ran 30.29 seconds just as Ronoh Timothy took third by finishing 30.39seconds.

Kenyan Kibet Alex wins 2018 Okpekpe road race

KENYAN Kibet Alex won the men’s category of the 2018 10 kilometers Okpekpe road race yesterday in 29.46 seconds after the participants defied the heavy downpour to participate in the annual sports event. The rain began ten minutes after the VIPs race flagged off. Among dignitaries in the VIPs were immediate past Governor Adams Oshiomhole, […]

Okpekpe Road Race Goes Live on AIT

The sixth IAAF silver label Okpekpe International 10km Road Race will be live on terrestrial television come this Saturday according to Mercy Etukudo, head of secretariat of the one-day race. Etukudo told newsmen yesterday in Lagos that arrangements have been concluded with one of Nigeria’s best private television stations, Africa Independent Television (AIT) for a […]

Top Stars to Jet in for Okpekpe Race Thursday

World’s fastest woman over 10km so far this year at 30mins 57secs, Sandrafelis Chebet Tuei of Kenya will lead a world-class team of elite athletes into Nigeria on Thursday for the first ever IAAF silver label road race in West Africa, the Okpekpe International 10km Road Race scheduled to hold this Saturday in Okpekpe near […]