The third Access Bank Lagos City Marathon 2018, an IAAF Bronze Label Race, will be held on Saturday 10 February, 2018 in Lagos, Nigeria.
The 2018 Lagos City Marathon has now been certified as a Bronze label marathon by AIMS, with its routes officially measured, and with a goal to achieve the Gold label within the next two editions. Athletes who qualify and participate in the 2018 edition are automatically recognized and eligible for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia next April.
Over 50,000 athletes participated in the 2017 edition. About 100,000 participants (both elite, indigent and non-elite) are expected for the 2018 edition.
The prize money for indigent winners has been increased to 3 million naira across all categories.