Delta State Deputy Governor, Kingsley Otuaro, will on Saturday declare open the fifth Warri/Effurun Peace Marathon at the Airport Road, Warri start point.
The 10km race will finish at the Warri Stadium.
A large number of elite Nigerian long-distance runners have registered for the event, which has N1m as the top prize money.
Speaking ahead of the event, Otuaro remarked that the Warri/Effurun Peace Marathon had continued to gain popularity, adding that the Delta State Government remained committed to sports development and athletes welfare.
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