Efforts are in top gear to host a 21-kilometre international
half marathon race in Ibadan, Abayomi Oke, the State Commissioner for Youths and Sports, said in Ibadan on Thursday.
The marathon will centre on the city’s seven famous hills, such as Oke Mokola, Oke Ado, Oke Mapo, Oke Aremo and Oke Aare.
The route-mapping exercise for the race was held on Thursday in Ibadan by some officials of the organising body.
The State Commissioner for Youths and Sports said the aim of the race was to showcase the cultural architecture as well as natural aesthetics of Ibadan to the world.