Bazu Worku leads world-class runners to Gold-Label Access Bank Lagos City Marathon
Addis Ababa, February 2, 2023 (FBC) – Ethiopia’s Bazu Worku, will be leading the team of foreign worldclass runners that will compete at the Gold-Label 8th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon on Saturday, February 4th.
Worku is one of the fastest full marathon runners in the world, having ran six World class marathons in less than 2hours 9 minutes.
The 2014 Houston Marathon winner ran his fastest time of 2:05:25 when he finished third place at the Berlin Marathon in 2010.
He ran a time of 2:06:16 when he finished second place at the Paris Marathon in 2009, ran 2:06:47 when he placed 6th at the Zurich Marathon in 2020. Ran 2:07:09 at the Dubai Standard Chartered Marathon in 2015 where he placed 6th.
In 2014 ran 2:07:32 at the Houston Marathon where he was champion in 2014. And 2:08:48 at the Praha Marathon in 2017 where he finished second place.
Over two thousand international Elite athletes from across the world have registered for the Gold-Label Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, setting a record of entries for any Marathon race on the continent of Africa.
The foreign Elite athletes are from 22 countries from across the world and a total 50,000 runners in all will be running in the Gold-Label 8th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon on Saturday, February 4.