History was made on Saturday in Ogun State as the South-West state became the first city to host an international Ultra Race in this part of the world.
The race (50km) was flagged off at the Gateway International Stadium, Sagamu.
The president of the International Association of Ultra Race, Nadeem Khaled, expressed his appreciation for the efforts of the organisers and promised to develop the sport in Africa.
He said: “It’s a fantastic race, we were around to witness the championship. This is great for Nigeria and Africa and I must say congratulations to the continent as a whole.
“The organizing is very good to organize such an event, they have done a fantastic job and looking forward to being here in the nearest future.
“This is the first time we are having this championship…