Okpekpe Road Race to use the MYLAPS BibTag System

MYLAPS Sports Timing is proud to announce that the Okpekpe Road Race in Nigeria has signed a deal with MYLAPS and will be using the MYLAPS BibTag System at the upcoming Okpekpe Run.

The BibTag System will provide the race organization with an easy to use, accurate and reliable timing system which ensures flawless timing for all. The participants simply wear their bibs as they are used to – visibly on their chest – and they will be able to view their results directly after the event.

The Okpekpe Road Race is a 10k run and what makes it extra special, is that registration is free of charge. Participants from various countries throughout all of Africa have already registered and should you be interested, registration is open until May 4th with the race being organized on Saturday May 7th.


About the Okpekpe Road Race

The Okpekpe Road Race starts in Apana Road and ends in Okpekpe (Auchi), Edo State. Okpekpe is famous for its position on the hill top in the Edo North Senatorial district and its huge agricultural and investment potential and quite a suitable tourism destination.  The races will be conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations of the IAAF and AFN. IAAF Road Race Label Regulations also apply to the Okpekpe Road Race 2016 which has been certified by the IAAF as a Bronze Label road race.


About MYLAPS Sports Timing


MYLAPS invented automated sports timing systems in 1982 and its equipment is currently used by millions of athletes and racers in numerous events all over the world, from the world’s greatest marathons like Boston, Rotterdam and Melbourne to NASCAR and MotoGP to most world championships and the Olympic Games. MYLAPS is based in the Netherlands and offers worldwide coverage with offices in the USA, Malaysia, Australia and Japan.