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Lagos Kids Mini Marathon

Lagos Kids Mini Marathon is an initiative of The St Saviours School Ikoyi Endowment Fund, it is an inter-school competition.

The Mini Marathon is the first kids focused marathon event in Lagos and the goal is to inspire kids to become more physically active for a lifetime from an early age; as well run for a charity.

Although the event is kids focused, the Mini Marathon is a family fun event with exciting post-race activities planned. The first edition of the event took place on the 18th of November 2018.

2018 Edition Details

The theme for the event is “Active Kids Rock”  and the date of the event is 3rd Nov. 2018. The venue for the event is St. Saviors School Ikoyi, Lagos.
Participants are expected to compete in race distances ranging from 1.2km – 5km depending on their age.

Slum2School a non-profit initiative aimed at improving access to education for children who live in hard-to-reach slums across Nigeria will  be the beneficiary of the proceeds from this event.

In attendance we expect over 2,000 participants for the races and a total of about 50 schools, also including over 500 adults and 300 volunteers.
Our target audience for this program are kids from the ages 5-15, the management and staff of St. Saviors School Ikoyi, AISEN Schools, private and public schools, school officers/directors, teachers, sports teachers and enthusiasts alike, parents, guardians and sports coaches. Also government officials, sports agencies and security agencies. This event serves to be an all-inclusive one, bringing people from all works of life together to create lasting and harmonious memories. The Lagos Kids Marathon promises to be both fun and enlightening for all involved.
Registration costs ₦2,500. Kindly, Hurry now and register!

Race Categories

Below are the different categories of race participants can compete under
Category: White

The category is ideal for beginners, we advise that you should run in this category if you are between 5-8years old or older.

The colour code for this category is White. Please find details below:

  • Distance: 1.2km
  • Start Point: St Saviours School Ikoyi
  • Route: Via Bourdillon Rd, to turn at 47 Bourdillon Rd
  • Finish Point: St Saviours School Ikoyi
Category: Blue

The category is for “Intermediate” runners, we advise that you should run in this category if you are between 9-12 years old or older.

The colour code for this category is Blue. Please find details below:

  • Distance: 3km
  • Start Point: St Saviours School Ikoyi
  • Route: Via Bourdillon Rd, to turn at 25 Bourdillon Rd (Tango Towers)
  • Finish Point: St Saviours School Ikoyi

Category: Yellow

The category is matured and regular runners, we advise that you should run in this category if you are above 13years old and you run regularly.
The colour code for this category is Yellow. Please find details below

  • Distance: 5km
  • Age: 13-15yrs (Above)
  • Start Point: St Saviours School Ikoyi
  • Route: Via Bourdillon Rd, to turn at 228 Bourdillon Rd (French Embassy)
  • Finish Point: St Saviours School Ikoyi

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