Nilayo Sports Management Limited (NSML), organizers of the Bigi Abeokuta 10KM Race have confirmed that winners in the men and women category of the event will go home with Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000) each.
At a Press conference held in Abeokuta today, it was also revealed that the first runner up and the second runner up in both categories are entitled to $1500 and $1000 each in that order.
Managing Director of Nilayo Sports Management Limited, Hon. Bukola Olopade made it known that there is also a category for special runners.
“We left out the wheelchair race in our other races, but we are reintroducing that in Abeokuta because the Rite Foods brand insisted that we do something for the special people”.
For the November 13, 2021 event, the winner of the wheelchair race will go home with five hundred thousand naira, the first runner up will be presented with three hundred thousand naira, while the second runner up goes home with one hundred thousand naira only.
This edition of the Bigi Abeokuta 10KM Race will start at the Ake Palace and terminate at the M.K.O Abiola International Stadium, as against the first edition which had the Oloke Junction as the first port of call, the route has changed to ensure that all COVID-19 Safety measures are observed during the race.