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Marathons in Nigeria, a Perfect Marathon Destination to Explore!

Top Upcoming events

Lagos City Marathon

Nigeria, Lagos 09 Feb, 2019

Ile-Ife Heritage Marathon

Nigeria, Ile-Ife 02 Feb, 2020

ILE-IFE HERITAGE MARATHON  (Local Registration)

Nigeria, Ile-Ife 02 Feb, 2020

Marathons in Nigeria, a Perfect Marathon Destination to Explore!

Located on the Gulf of Guinea is the country if Nigeria. It is a vast countryside rich in national wildlife reserves and historical landmarks. The Nigerian nation has a unique landscape where you can view rainforests rich with cascading waterfalls and rare primates perusing around them.

The Zuma Rock is a 725-meter Tall Monolith that is located just outside of Nigeria's capital city of Abuga, and it is an awe-inspiring sight unlike anything else on earth. Although primitive and seemingly untouched by modernity, Nigeria is catching up with modern times and is quickly becoming an amazing marathon destination. 

If you are looking for your next Nigerian Marathon event to participate in, there might not be a whole lot. But whichever you participate in, you are sure never to forget. The native people are warm and welcoming, making it a once-in-a-lifetime journey that will stay in your memory forever. 

So, choose from one of the marathons in Nigeria, preregister, make your accommodations, and be ready for the challenge of a lifetime today!


Which Nigeria Marathon 2019 Event Will Inspire You?

Nigeria Marathon 2019 events might not be plentiful, but they are born out of heart and soul. The ILE-IFE Heritage Marathon is a new event that was solely created by a woman named Dayo Abindoke, a native with a vision. Be a part of Nigerian history by attending this amazing event. 

Those runners looking for a flat and fast course should entertain the Lagos City Marathon. It is a casual and fun atmosphere where everyone from the city comes to cheer on the runners. A spectacle to behold, every racer is welcome! Whether you are a newbie or a seasoned marathoner, you are welcome in the humble countryside of Nigeria!

Nigeria is a country that has a rich history and one for which modernity has all but escaped. To view sites that are unlike anywhere on earth, choose a Nigeria Marathon 2019 event to participate in, register, and start your training today!


Good to Know

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A visa is required to travel to Nigeria. Since getting the proper documentation can be arduous, plan ahead of time!

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The Nigerian Naira is the official currency of Nigeria.

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The Centers for Disease Control suggests that you obtain a hepatitis A vaccinations before traveling to Nigeria. It is also recommended that you take medications to prevent malaria, which is epidemic in Nigeria.

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Because the temperatures very little in Nigeria, it doesn't matter climate-wise when you travel.

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Nigeria can be a bit unsafe to travel idly around. So make sure to know where your accommodations are before booking, so you know what to expect and to stay safe!


Things To Think About

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Does the event you want to attend have a participation limit, if yes, consider registering before you make your travel plans.


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The country of Nigeria is full of energy and can sometimes be chaotic, so be prepared for some extra stimuli!

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Since food borne illness is not uncommon when traveling abroad to Nigeria, make sure that you have medication so that you can make it to race day without being sick!

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Modern shopping might be limited in Nigeria, so make sure that you have all the essentials when you travel there.

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Due to the high crime rate, it is recommended that you not carry too much cash. Check in with your credit card company to ensure that you can make purchases without hassle abroad.


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