Nigerian athletes, Ilya Pam and Elizabeth Nuhu-Powa have ensured that foreign athletes did not make a clean sweep of the first African Ultra Marathon race in Remo Ogun State.
In the men’s category Thobile Mbolikwa of South Africa emerged champion.
Mbolikwa cross the finishing line in a time of three hours and two seconds.
Prosper Mutiriwa of Zimbabwe came second, while Ilya Pam came third.
In the women’s event it was a South African first and third.
Sanilisiwe Mbagwa came out tops ahead of Nuhu-Powa in second place while Leilani Scheffer cane in third.