April 9, 2017No Comments
The Okpekpe Road Race invites world-class runners from around the world in a tradition to intermix local recreational and up and coming runners with the best of the best. Invitation extended to all CAA Member Federations, all military and para-military have sent in entries

Race Name: Okpekpe Road Race
Date & Time: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Starting Time : 6:00 am
Participating countries: Kenya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Uganda, Morocco, Israel, Bahrain , Morocco and Nigeria .

Course: The Okpekpe Road Race starts in Apana Road and ends in Okpekpe, Edo State.

Okpekpe is famous for its position on the hill top in the Edo North Senatorial district and its huge agricultural and investment potential and quite a suitable tourism destination.

Distance: 10 Kilometres over hills and tarred Roads
Competition Rules: The races will be conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations of the IAAF and AFN .

IAAF Road Race Label Regulations also apply to the Okpekpe Road Race 2016 which has been certified by the IAAF as a Bronze Label road race.
Expected Number of Participants: 3,000 Runners
Eligibility: Must have been duly registered, passed medical test and sign the waiver

Entry Fee : FREE

How to Apply
1. Online Registration : Click HERE to Fill the Entry form2. Manual Entry :Option 1Download the Registration form (Pdf) ,Complete the form, scan and submit as attachment to this email (register@okpekperoadrace.com)Click here to Download the ENTRY FORM (PDF)

Option 2Pick-up a Registration form from the address below ,Complete and submit to:

AFN Office or call Olumide on 08033215200
Nigerian Olympian Association Office.

Edo State Sport Council or Mario Osifo on 08073603811

All International Elite Athlete only to apply for registration through Elite Athlete Manager Walter Abmayr (walter.abmayr@afro-sport.de)
Deadline of Entry / Application Period
International Athletes : 1st of May 2017

Entry form and other documents must be received by the deadline date and entries mailed after the deadline date will not be accepted.

Registration for the 2017 Okpekpe Road Race will be open till 13th of May, 2017.

Screening and Accreditation
Athletes are expected to arrive as from 12th May 2017 to begin the processes of screening and accreditation.

Medical Certification:
We insist that athletes must complete the authentic application forms with duly certified medical report before confirmation can be given.
We will also carry out own medical tests on all the athletes before accepting them to run.

Final Registration: May 12th, 2017 (4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.)

* It will resume again on Saturday morning from 6:00 am. until a few minutes before the Road race begins at 8 am.
Registration Offices
/Number Card Pick-Up Centers You can pick up your Race numbers and Vest at the Race Venue.

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