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Nigeria: Rivers Int’l Marathon Holds Could 18 in Port-Harcourt


The Rivers Worldwide Marathon, the primary full worldwide marathon within the South-South area can be staged on Saturday, Could 18, within the Backyard Metropolis of Port-Harcourt

Idah Peterside, head of media of the worldwide race mentioned the occasion is a affirmation of the state’s intention to make it a vacation spot of types for sports activities globally.

‘The Worldwide Marathon has come at a time now we have turn out to be, indisputably, essentially the most performing state in sports activities in Nigeria. This has contributed, immensely, to the peace the state is having fun with now particularly since His Excellency Siminalayi Fubara got here on board because the Government Governor of the state,’ mentioned Idah.

Idah mentioned it’s time to let the entire world see how stunning and peaceable Rivers state is in addition to open up its tourism potential.

‘A wholesome state will undoubtedly be a rich state. Sports activities, everywhere in the world, has helped in preserving individuals wholesome and one of many surest methods of encouraging individuals to maintain and keep wholesome is thru street operating occasions.

The previous Tremendous Eagles goalkeeper, media officer and pundits on cable tv, Supersports mentioned the introduction of the 5km race was designed to get the younger and the not too outdated to hitch the race as Rivers state hopes to encourage common kip match occasions after the race.

In the meantime, organisers have mentioned registration continues to be open for intending runners, each skilled and social, who need to make historical past on the race.

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