The Presidential Candidate for the African Action Congress (AAC) as well as a serial marathon runner, Omoyele Sowore has been confirmed as one of the speakers at the 2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Media Seminar.
The Media Seminar is billed to take place on Monday, January 28 at the Sports Bar at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere, Lagos.
In a statement issued by Olukayode Thomas, Head of Communications and Media for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Sowore who has participated in several marathons across the world including the Lagos race will be sharing his experience in road races.
Aside from Sowore, other carefully selected resource persons will also be speaking at the Media seminar.
According to Thomas, some of the other speakers for Monday’s Media Seminar include Dr Kweku Tandoh, Executive Chairman Lagos State Sports Commission who will be speaking on Lagos State Government and Future of Marathons and Road Races.
Also, Hon. Bukola Olopade, Race Consultant Access Bank Lagos City Marathon will shed more light on how the Marathon Became a Global Brand within Three Years
On his part, Mr Solomon Alao Chairman Lagos Athletics Association Chairman will reel out plans by the Association to boost tourism and trade with Marathons and Road Races in Lagos.
Roseline Eyenike; a Marathoner will speak on Expectations of Runners from Journalists after completing the gruelling 42 km race.
Some of the other speakers also expected at Monday’s seminar is Mr Steve Osuji: Member Editorial Board The Nation Newspapers and Author Not too Old to Run who will talk on the Pros and Cons of running at 50+.
Debo Osundun; Chairman Lagos SWAN will also be in attendance alongside Yussuf Alli General Manager Access Bank Lagos City Marathon who will intimate journalist on the Dos and Don’ts of 2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.
Aside from the short lectures at the media seminar, the first set of award winners who will be rewarded for their reportage of the Lagos Marathon will also be unveiled and honoured.