FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- WHAT IS EKITI MARATHON?
Ekiti Marathon is a platform for sweaty change makers to run, walk, bike or cycle and help raise fund to promote innovation, digital economy and create abundance in Ekiti State. Ekiti Marathon is the debut to the ‘NAIJARACE. There are two types of race; the virtual and the physical race.
You can do more than RUN, WALK, CYCLE, or HIKE. You can also initiate a campaign for others to join you run, walk or cycle to fundraise or publicize an innovation project that serves a social cause in Ekiti
- WHO CAN PARTICIPATE IN THE RACE?
Anyone can participate in the races. For the physical race, you would require some level of fitness and training to compete to win. Otherwise, you can simply trek or run for fun,
Anyone can participate in the virtual race, in so far as you own or have a phone
- HOW DO I PARTICIPATE IN THE RACES
The virtual race is open to anyone across the globe by simply downloading the our race app and participates for an innovation cause and prizes.
To participate in the physical race, registered runners, amateurs and professionals must be physically present at the location/route in Ekiti.
However, the first step is to register for either or both races.
- WHY EKITI MARATHON, WHAT ARE YOU TRYING TO ACHIEVE?
We are promoting the empowerment of Ekitis for innovation, community building and healthy living, promote community building, and the image of the state and most importantly fundraise for our various digital initiatives
HOW CAN I BE A PART OF THE MARATHON?
You can be part of the physical marathon, simply register using the link www.ekitimarathon.com.ng/physical-race-registration/
register for the physical race, get your Running Kits and wait for the marathon date
- YOU SAID I CAN RUN OR WALK OR REMOTELY OR VIRTUALLY ON MY PHONE, HOW CAN I DO THAT?
Yes! You can run, walk or cycle on your phone and this is open to anyone across the globe who is indigene, residents or lovers of Ekiti. To participate in the virtual race, you will need an IOS or android or iphone.
- Go to our website ekitimarathon,com,ng
- Register on the website for virtual race
- You are directed to a link after registration to download the App
- Upon downloading the App, you are automatically enrolled into the marathon
- Begin to run, walk, bike, hike as you coverdistances
- Take selfie and share; share gists and fling with your friends
- ARE THERE PRIZES TO BE WON?
Yes! There are prizes to be won, for the virtual race there are weekly prizes for top runners and for the physical race, the winning prize is $10,000
- HOW CAN I INVITE MY FRIEND TO JOIN?
Once you download the app, you can share your experience with friends and direct them to join the race
- WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO PROMOTE A CAUSE OR START A CAMPAIGN? HOW CAN I START MY OWN CAMPAIGN?
The platform gives an opportunity for anyone to promote an innovative cause to raise fund for any innovative projects in Ekiti state
- DO I HAVE TO KEEP THE APP OPEN FOR MY STEPS TO COUNT?
No! Once you’ve downloaded the app, you can open the app and click Run/Go, minimize the app, your steps is counting as you go
- CAN I ALSO CYCLE AT THE MARATHON?
Yes! There is an opportunity to circle at the physical marathon.
- Do I NEED TO DOWNLOAD THE APP TO CREATE A CAMPAIGN?
No! You do not need the app to create a campaign. Simply navigate the start a campaign button on the website and follow the instruction that follows.