Over N6 million would be won by various winners in the maiden Lagos Media Marathon billed to take place on May 1, 2019.
According to the initial breakdown of cash prizes released by the organisers, the male and female journalists, who emerge top in their respective 10km races would be taking home N1m each, while the runners-up in the media category would be picking up N.5m each.
Already, N300, 000, N200, 000 and N100, 00 had been set aside for the 3rd, 4th and 5th placed finishers respectively in the media category.
For those that will compete outside the media category, they are also going to be rewarded, as the top male and female finishers would be getting N500, 000 each.
While the runners up in the general category are to get N300, 000 each, the 3rd, 4th and 5th placed finishers respectively in this category will get N200, 000, N100, 000 and N50, 000 respectively
Also, consolation prizes had been set aside for student winners, as well as the winners in the over 50-year-old category.