This year’s edition of the Lagos Marathon will hold on the 11th of February, 2017. The Lagos Marathon is a marathon held annually in Lagos, Nigeria. Sponsored by a collaboration of the Lagos State Government, Access Bank and others.
With respect to motorists and commuters, the Lagos State Government has made up plans to map out alternative routes as a result of the temporary closing of some major roads for use on the day of the marathon. This is in order to ensure that the possibility of accidents involving participants and motorists are eliminated.
The starting point will be at the front of the National Stadium Surulere opposite Teslim Balogun Stadium. The finishing point will be at the sales office of Eko Atlantic on Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island
However, National Stadium to Ojuelegba, Dormanlong Bridge, Onipanu, Obanikoro & Anthony will be closed from 6.45am to 9:00am
See picture below for information on the roads to be closed:
The Marathon Course
Start point – The Marathon Route will start at the National Stadium, Surulere
The runners go towards Ojuelegba Bridge, Ikorodu Road, (on top of Fela Bridge), towards Anthony under Anthony Bridge, under Maryland Bridge, move towards Ojota, pass by the Total Filling Station and turn right towards Alapere towards to Ogudu, go by Ogudu junction towards Oworosoki and head towards Third Mainland Bridge, after Adeniji Adele, turn right towards Ikoyi on the bridge, go through Osborne Road, turn left to Parkview and head towards Lekki/Ikoyi Bridge, at bottom of bridge, turn right to Admiralty Way, at the entrance of Lekki Phase 1, turn right towards Lekki Toll Gate, head to Ozumba Mbadiwe, go by 1004 and Radisson Blu Hotel towards Bonny Camp, turn left at the roundabout going towards Ahmadu Bello Way, go by Federal Palace Hotel, Silverbird Galleria, NTA and then Bar Beach
Finish point -Eko Atlantic