Meet The Couple Who Emerged Champions At Lagos Marathon


Running couple, Emmanuel Gyang and his wife, Deborah Pam, were the first Nigerians to complete the grueling 42km race at the 2020 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon on Saturday.

The ‘romantic’ flair was another highpoint from Saturday’s race where new course records were set by Kenyan duo, David Bamarsia and Sharon Cherop, who emerged as the overall winners in the male and female categories.

Barmasai set a new course record as he finished the 42km race with a time of 2:10:23 while his compatriot, Cherop, breast the tape at the Eko Atlantic on Lagos Island in a time of 2:31:39, finishing not just as the new champion but also as the new course record holder.

Kenyan runners, Debeko Dakomo and Paul Chege, made it a clean sweep for the East African giants in the men’s race.

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