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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR IJEBU HERITAGE HALF MARATHON

 REGISTRATION OPENS FOR IJEBU HERITAGE HALF MARATHON



Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon has commenced registration for the maiden edition of the half marathon, 10km race and 5km race taking place in Ijebu Ode, Ogun state.


The Half Marathon, organised by Heritage Group and greatly supported by the Ogun state government will hold on 17th July, 2021.


“We are calling on all professional runners, health and fitness enthusiasts and fun runners to register for the Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon, the Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon promises to be a fantastic experience for all participants,” said Mr. Bukola Olopade, the Chief Executive Officer of Nilayo Sports Management Limited, the race consultants.


He added that “We have put all precautions in place to ensure that the half marathon is COVID 19 complaint, this is the reason why we are only allowing 500 runners for the 10KM, 5KM categories while the Half Marathon will have 300 Runners including Elite Runners.


“The Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon will bring spotlight on Ijebu as an international city that has a lifestyle of physical activity and health consciousness. Marathons and road races are a veritable tool for the empowerment of young people in communities, at Nilayo, we are positive that this event will greatly impact the people of Ijebu Ode. 


That is why we are calling on all Ijebu sons and daughters to participate and support the Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon.”


Interested participants can register for the 5KM, 10KM and Half Marathon via the Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon website, ijebuheritagehalfmarathon.com.


Virtual participants can also register for the marathon via the Finerge App available on Appstore and Google Play.


The race will start at School of Health Technology, Ilese Road and Finish at Otunba Dipo Dina International Stadium.


Sulaiman Pooja

Media,

Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon Get AIMS certification

 Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon Get AIMS certification 



The Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) has certified the Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon.


CEO of Nilayo Sports Management, Hon. Bukola Olopade confirmed the AIMS certification even as he noted that the Ijebu Heritage Half marathon will be one of the few races to receive the top grading from AIMS even before the maiden edition. He said, “We at Nilayo are extremely glad to be having the measurement done for the Ijebu Heritage Half marathon. It further goes to show the professionalism which we do our races. This race would have an AIMS certificate right from the beginning before the race commences.” 



Norrie Williamson, World Athletics Routes Marker said the measurement of the routes in Ijebu was not a problem as the Ijebus were very friendly during the exercise. He said, “It was absolutely fantastic and the people are so friendly once they understand what you are trying to do so measurements was not a problem and it’s an interesting route” 


The world-renowned marathons and road races route measurer said runners will enjoy the routes as it will give them a unique Nigeria experience. “The 10KM will be a very fast 10KM and something worth trying, again and again, it gives you the Nigeria experience and what more can you ask for” 



Hon. Olopade expressed appreciation to the Ogun State government for their unflinching support towards the Ijebu Heritage Half marathon race right from its conception. “We thank the Ogun State government through the ministry of sports for also endorsing and supporting this race in so many ways,” he said. 



The Ijebu Heritage Half marathon is scheduled to hold on July 17th, 2021.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

NILAYO SPORTS ANNOUNCES RITE FOODS AND ARON NIGERIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP FOR THREE EVENTS

NILAYO SPORTS ANNOUNCES RITE FOODS 
AND ARON NIGERIA LIMITED 
PARTNERSHIP FOR THREE EVENTS 



February 16th 2021 – Nilayo Sports Management Limited, Nigeria’s foremost Sports agency 
has announced a partnership deal with Rite Foods Limited and Aron Nigeria Limited on the 
Great Abeokuta 10KM Race, Ijebu International Half Marathon and The Kings Cup Golf 
Tournament.

These three events are billed to hold in Ogun state in November, July and August 
respectively.

Mr. Bukola Olopade, the Chief Executive Officer of Nilayo Sports while making the 
announcement said “we are excited to have Rite Foods and Aron Nigeria Limited on board, 
the first edition of the Great Abeokuta 10KM Race opened a new chapter in the history of 
marathon races in Nigeria. This second edition will continue to blaze the trail.

“We are proud to introduce the maiden edition of the Ijebu International Half Marathon and 
the second edition of the The Kings Cup Golf Tournament, the Golf tournament is held in 
honour of the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo III and Agura of Gbagura
and Oba Saburee Babajide Isola Bakre annually.

“Having Rite Foods and Aron on these two events proves both companies’ dedication to the 
development of sports in Nigeria. This partnership commitment will explore enormous 
opportunities which will be highly beneficial.”
He added that this is not the first time Nilayo Sports is partnering with Rite Foods and “the 
company is glad to have Rite Foods on board once again, delivering value across all our 
events for our partners is our watchword” added Mr. Olopade.

Great Abeokuta 10KM Race is scheduled for 13th November 2021, the Ijebu International 
Half Marathon will hold on 10th July 2021 and The King’s Cup Golf Tournament will be held 
on 7th August 2021.

Rite Foods is the manufacturer of Bigi Drinks, Rite and Bigi Sausages and Fearless Energy 
Drinks. Rite Foods Limited manufactures under high ethical standards and hygienic 
conditions to produce quality products that are fit for consumption.

ARON Nigeria Limited is a wholly indigenous Engineering Construction Company behind 
several innovative designs within Nigeria for both Government and Private Institutions. 

Aron is known for matching quality with speed and we have successfully completed 
various engineering projects for both Government and Private Institutions.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

NSML Announces Ijebu International Half Marathon

 NSML Announces Ijebu International Half Marathon

 


January 11, 2021 – Nilayo Sports Management Limited, organises of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Great Abeokuta 10KM Race, Valuejet IAU African Championships among other races across the country has announced Ijebu International Half Marathon, a Half Marathon holding in Ijebu Ode.

Mr. Bukola Olopade, the Chief Executive Officer of Nilayo Sports Management limited said “we are very excited about organising another international road race in Ogun state. The Ijebu International Half Marathon is a 21 Kilometre race, the route will start from the newly constructed Epe-Ijebu road and will end at the Otunba Dipo Dina International Stadium.

The Ijebu International Half Marathon was motivated by Ijebu Heritage Club. The club is an outstanding community of Ijebu Ode sons and daughters who thought it wise to have an international marathon in Ijebu land.”

 

Ogun State Commissioner for Youth & Sports, Dr. Oluwadare Kehinde reiterated the commitment of His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun to increasing the capacity of Ogun state youths.

 

He said “When the idea of the Ijebu International Half Marathon 2021 was first introduced, everybody attested to the timeliness and necessity of the event at a time like this. This is because the Government of His Excellency, Prince Dr. Dapo Abiodun MFR is favourably disposed to ideas aimed at increasing the capacity of Ogun State Youths.

 

It should be recalled that year 2020, with its attendant twists and turns placed an unfavourable restriction on sports and sporting developments worldwide. It can be said that not much was recorded in areas of Sports throughout last year. This interregnum placed most Athletes and Sports Lovers on physical & psychology fatigue.

 

The Ijebu International Half Marathon 2021 has therefore created an enabling environment to put on our sporting shoes and invigorate our muscles. In this connection, the 2021 Edition is not a game to miss for all discerning athletes and sports lovers.”

 

The commissioner commended Nilayo Sports Management Limited for putting up the race at this crucial moment. He enjoined all participants to take the race in the spirit of friendship and camaraderie whilst keeping to all laid down health rules, safety standards & precautions.

 

This race will open a new vista opportunity for runners in Ogun state, the race will also greatly spotlight the importance of health and fitness in Ijebu Ode and environs, added Mr. Sulaiman Adebayo, the Head Communications and Media, Ijebu International Half Marathon.

 

 

Ijebu International Half Marathon is greatly supported by the Ogun state government. The event will also feature a 5 Kilometre race for fun runners. The event will hold in July, 2021.

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