Over N100m Prize Money On Offer At 10th Okpekpe 10km Road Race

Over a N100m will be on offer as prize money at the 10th Okpekpe International 10km Road Race which holds on Saturday in Okpekpe town in Edo State, Nigeria.

The top five finishers in each gender category for the international elite field as well as for the Nigerian elite runners will battle for the prize money.

Winners in each gender category will go home with $15,000 while second and third place finishers will be rewarded with $8,000 and $5,000 respectively, with fourth and fifth going home with $3,000 and $2,000 respectively.

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For the Nigerian elite athletes, a top prize of N500,000 will go to the winners of each gender category. Second to fifth place will be rewarded with N300,000, N200,000, N120,000 and N80,000 respectively.

Athletes who set an African/World record will be eligible

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