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ILE-IFE HERITAGE MARATHON  (Local Registration)

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Emplacement Ile-Ife, Nigeria

Distance Marathon

Date 02 févr. 2020

À propos ILE-IFE HERITAGE MARATHON  (Local Registration)



Welcome to the 3rd edition of the Ile-Ife Heritage Marathon in Ife, Nigeria. Ife, as the town is often called, is an ancient Yoruba town in south-western Nigeria and located about 218 kilometres northeast of Lagos. The town is said to be the oldest Yoruba town and dates back to around 500 B.C. 

Ife is the town where the Yorubas believe their civilization began as well as the location where the gods descended to earth. The name, Ile Ife, literally means place of dispersion. According to Yoruba tradition, Ife was founded by the deities Oduduwa and Obatala when they created the world. Obatala fashioned the first humans out of clay while Oduduwa became the first divine king of the Yoruba people. - See more at:http://www.blackpast.org/aah/ile-ife-ca-500-b-c-e#sthash.G86p2MZ4.dpuf

The IHM was born out of a desire to showcase to the world, the rich cultural heritage of the Yorubas.

The Yorubas are an ethnic group of southwestern and North-central Nigeria as well as southern and central Republic of Benin, together known as Yorubaland. According to CIA Worldfactbook, they constitute over 40 million people in total and the majority of this population is from Nigeria. 

The course of this marathon has therefore been deliberately designed to read like a must-see list of Ife's most alluring attractions!

Ditch your travel guide and let your fellow runners be your town guides.

Runners will set out for the 42.195km tour of Ancient Ife from the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), and end at a Royal Medal Reception in the Palace of the King of Ile Ife who is traditionally called the Ooni.

The Ooni stool is highly revered and exalted so it will be a unique experience to receive finisher's medals on the palace grounds that hold so much history and cultural importance!

Informations pratiques

Hébergement

The Obafemi Awolowo University Conference Centre, Ile-Ife is the recommended hotel for the Event. A standard room costs NGN 11,500 per night.

Services après la course

There will be refreshment and entertainment at the Finish Area

Limite d'âge

There is no minimum age for participants

Postes de Secours

There will be water stations at KM 5 and every other 3km thereafter.

Médailles

All Finishers will receive a Finsher Medal and a Finisher T/Shirt

Stockage d'équipement

Baggage can be checked in at the Start Area  and collected at the Finish Area

Temps maximum

The maximum time is 7hours. There shall be no support on the race course after 1pm

Parking

Vehicles can be parked at the Student Union Carpark

Service photo fourni

There will be race photographers at the Start Area, Finish Area and along the course.

Le Kit De Course comprend

The Race Kit will include a Running Bib 

Rafraîchissements

Water, Lucozade Sports Drinks and tropical fruits will be provided along the course.Light meal and drink will be provided at the Finish Area

Chronométrage

Timing shall be manually conducted by Race Officials

Transport

There shall be transportation to convey runners from Lagos to Ile-Ife and back to Lagos on Friday 31/1/20 and Monday 3/2/20 for a fee.

ILE-IFE HERITAGE MARATHON  (Local Registration) ITINERAIRE

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Ajibola Disu

Ajibola Disu

Commenté 07 juin, 2019

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Unoroh Ese

Unoroh Ese

Commenté 06 juin, 2019

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Micheal ArchAngel

Micheal ArchAngel

Commenté 06 juin, 2019

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Dami Osude

Dami Osude

Commenté 03 avril, 2019

The ile-ife Heritage Marathon marked the second time i would be attempting a full marathon. The race was very well organized and not crowded which gave me the opportunity to interact with many inspira...

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Eyenike Roseline

Eyenike Roseline

Commenté 06 février, 2019

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Début:

220005, Ile-Ife, Nigeria

Terminer:

Ooni of Ife's Palace, Ife, Nigeria


ILE-IFE HERITAGE MARATHON  (Local Registration) Prix des Billets: 0,00 ngn

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