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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.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Nilayo Sports Management Limited To Unveil Suzuki CFAO As Official Automobile Partner For Abeokuta 10km Race, ValueJet Remo Ultra Race

 *Nilayo Sports Management Limited To Unveil Suzuki CFAO As Official Automobile Partner For Abeokuta 10km Race, ValueJet Remo Ultra Race*



Bayo Adegboyega


Nilayo Sports Management Limited, organizers of the Abeokuta 10 KM Marathon and the Remo Ultra Race will on Friday, December 11 Unveil Suzuki CFAO as the official automobile partner for the 2021 edition of the Abeokuta Marathon and the Remo Ultra Race.


Managing Director of NSML Bukola Olopade confirmed that the unveiling will come up on Friday at a Press briefing at the Suzuki headquarters in Victoria Island, Lagos starting from 10am


According to a statement, representatives of the automobile company and Nilayo Sports Management Limited will be present at the Press briefing where details about the events will be revealed.


The two events began in 2019 with 21-year-old Kenyan athlete Biwott Kemboi dictating the pace at the Abeokuta 10km race winning the $5,000 prize money after completing the race in 28 minutes and 16 seconds.



In the category for Nigerian winners, Emmanuel Gyang won N1,000,000 first prize in the male category and fourth overall having crossed the finish line in 31 minutes and one second, Fadekemi Olude went home with N1,000,000 first prize in the home athletes female category after completing the race in 37 minutes and 29 seconds.


Mbolekwa Thobile of South Africa won the men version of the Remo Ultra Race, while his compatriot Mbanjwa Sanelisiswe emerged the winner of the female version.


Despite the glamour and the success recorded in the first editions, Nilayo Sports Management Limited has promised to take the second edition to a bigger and better pedestal.


Nilayo Sports Management Limited are the right owners of the Prestigious Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, they were also recently appointed by the Kaduna State Government as the consultant for the first ever Kaduna Marathon

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