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#LMM2019

The Lagos Media Marathon is conceived by Y&T Sports Management Limited in partnership with the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lagos Chapter and it has the following objectives:

  • To further etch the culture of marathons and road races in Lagos and Nigeria
  • To put Lagos and Nigeria on the map as the first to organize a media road race in Africa and probably the world.
  • To transform media practitioners into runners, thus encouraging them to write more about the benefits of races and influence the public
  • To raise awareness about terminal diseases like Cancer and raise funds for the treatment of victims.
  • To honour ethical journalists and award scholarship to children of late journalists
  • Encourage more Nigerians to embrace walking, jogging, running and general exercise as a way of life.
  • To ensure Nigerians enjoy benefits that come with marathons and road races, including boosting tourism and local economy, engaging the youth and providing employment, among other benefits.

MAKE YOU SMILE

This event is put together to bring smiles to the faces of the participants – media practitioners, students and the general public.

TAKE A LOOK TO OUR ACTIVITIES

The #lmm2019 event is patterned after global races. Participate, connect with and command loyalty of the people.

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