ACCESS BANK LAGOS MARATHON: 20,000 Runners Register in One Week

first_imgThe 2019 edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon is likely to break the previous records of participants in the IAAF Bronze Label race.Just a week after registration opened, about 20,000 potential runners have collected forms at the Teslim Balogun Marathon Office.The other outlets like The RevolutionPlus Offices in Ikeja and Lekki and Access Bank branches across the country have also witnessed an influx of intending runners according to a statement signed by Olukayode Thomas, Director Communications and Media. The Access Bank Lagos City Marathon recorded over 50,000 runners in the first edition in 2016, over 73,000 runners in the second edition in 2017 and over a hundred thousand runners in 2018.The organisers are expecting between a 120,000 to 150,000 for the 2019 edition slated for February 2nd 2019.Race Organizer Bukola Olopade said he’s excited that the culture of marathon and road races is gradually becoming a way of life, not just among Lagosians but generally every part of Nigeria.“Entries for Access Bank Lagos City Marathon outside the South West are normally from Jos, Plateau state, but in the last seven days, we have potential runners from most part of South East like Enugu, Aba, Owerri and Onitsha and part of South-South like Calabar, Uyo, Port-Harcourt and Warri, and other parts of the country. Apart from the enormous health benefits that come from running, this is also good for internal tourism”.Olapade also revealed that the organizers are working round the clock to make the 2019 Race bigger and better.“For this edition, we are going to acquire more Transponders mats, chips and monitors. Each runner will also get a participant guide; there will be a one month campaign on route education and road closures”.Olapade urged Lagosians to emulate citizens of other iconic cities with world-class marathons like Lagos who line marathon routes in their cities and cheer runners like it is done in London, Dubai, New York, Paris, and others.RESULTSWest Ham 0-0 ChelseaArsenal 2-0 EvertonBarcelona 2-2 GironaMilan 2-2 AtalantaFrosinone 0-2 JuventusShare this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

Boxer Carl Frampton reportedly breaks hand in freak accident, withdraws from Dominguez fight

first_imgBut the Irish boxer signed a multi-fight deal with Top Rank in March. The fight with Dominguez was expected to set up a title fight with WBO champion Oscar Valdez later this year.On Monday, Frampton tweeted video of him working out, saying, “Last hard session completed. 4×4 Minute treadmill intervals. It’s fight week now, training done, time to focus on the fight!”Last hard session completed. 4×4 Minute treadmill intervals. It’s fight week now, training done, time to focus on the fight! #FramptonDominguez pic.twitter.com/3VRPHIgUoe— Carl Frampton MBE (@RealCFrampton) August 5, 2019 The strange incident caused Frampton’s injury.MORE: Join DAZN and watch more than 100 fight nights a yearThe 32-year-old has not fought since losing to Josh Warrington in December, only his second career defeat in 28 bouts. Frampton, the former super-bantamweight and featherweight world champion, had considered retirement after that defeat. Boxer Carl Frampton is reportedly withdrawing from Saturday’s featherweight bout against Emmanuel Dominguez in Philadelphia after suffering a broken hand in a freak accident.According to multiple reports, Frampton suffered two broken bones in his left hand. BoxingScene.com reported “Frampton was sitting in the lobby of his Philadelphia hotel” when “someone accidentally bumped into some sort of concrete structure and knocked it over.”last_img read more

Creating an Undeniably Effective Sales Process

first_imgNo sales process is effective without fail.Unfortunately, you’re going to encounter hurdles and obstacles in the real world. A pragmatic approach will get you down the path, but the science of the sale is what will ultimately get you the deal. Improving on your sales process requires looking at the rubric being used and making alterations as needed.Professional sales people understand the concepts and requirements surrounding the sale. They recognize a prospect’s desires and safety mechanisms. However, an inexperienced salesperson is unfamiliar with the terrain and makes many mistakes, such as showing their hand too early. And they get shutdown by prospects more often than not.Knowing the science is the first step to the sale. The art aspect is learned. Watch the full video for more information on this topic.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to PrintPrintShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more