Bonny Island Marathon
You must be 18years and above to register. Category for runners includes Elite and Leisure Runners. Elite runners are runners competing for the prizes. 18 years to 50 years ONLY. This category is expected to complete the full marathon route of 21km Leisure runners are runners running for health and fitness sake or for a course. 18 years to 60 years and above. This category is expected to cover between 5 -10km.
Then the Teens/Students category will cover Teenagers between 14 - 17 years.
Start & Finish
Elite Runners: The starting point will be From Finima stadium
==> Finima Roundabout
==> Agaja Market
==> Wilbros Junction
==> Akiama Junction
==> Hospital Road
==> Perekule Bypass Road/Berger Road
==> Market Road
==> Amaomu/Ama Hausa
==> Cable Road
==> Bar Beach
==> Sand field
==> St. Stephen's cathedral
==> Bonny Round About
==> Government School (finish line) Bonny Island.
Marathon – 6:00am
Getting to Start
Participants driving are advised to park their vehicles at authorized areas. Attempts to drive to the areas mapped for race may cause congestion and delays and violators may be sanctioned. Participants are advised to come early to avoid delays.
Race Number Collection
Dates for collection of Race Numbers shall be announced about a week before Marathon day.
Beeps, Medals and Certificates
All participants may receive a running race vest subject to availability, and finishers will receive prizes accordingly (medals and certificate). Branded items can be made available.
The race will be timed. Chips/Tags will be attached to the race bib number you will receive in your race pack. Do not remove this tag from your bib number.
Water Stations will be provided at 2.5km, 5km, 7.5km, 10km, 12.5km, 15km,17.5km, 20km and at the finish line.
Energy Drinks may be provided subject to availability at selected stations.
Toilets may be provided at selected stations on the Marathon route: 5km, 15km, and at the finish.
Ambulances and Paramedics will accompany runners as well as buses for fatigued participants. Medics will also be present at every intermediary station.
Top entertainers and a selection of other fun activities will be available at the finish point ( The Fiesta) to entertain the participants and supporters. Food and Beverage facilities will also be available at the finish line.