The 3rd edition of Lagos Kids Mini-Marathon was held on Saturday, November 2, 2019 and AXA Mansard, a member of AXA, the global leader in insurance and asset management, was the official insurance sponsor of the event.
The event was hosted by the St. Saviours School, Ikoyi, and was themed ‘Active Kids Rock’. The marathon kicked off at 7:30 am after an early morning warm-up exercise for the kids. There were various categories of the marathon for kids within various age bands. These include the 1.2 km walk for children between the ages of four and six, 1.2 km run for ages seven to eight, 3 km run for ages nine and twelve, and finally, the 5 km run for ages thirteen to fifteen.
The marathon served as an opportunity for the kids to be celebrated and exercise, and for families and friends to share moments together, bond and create lasting memories while inspiring kids to become more physically active from an early age.
Commenting about the event, Mr. Emeka Muonaka, Head, Customer Engagement at AXA Mansard Insurance plc stated that, “We are very proud to have been a part once again of another successful edition of the Lagos Kids Mini-Marathon. It is always a pleasure to partner with St. Saviors School to promote fitness and wellness among children.’
Speaking further, Mr. Muonaka said, “At AXA Mansard, we understand the importance of wellness and are committed to enshrining a culture of healthy living in our communities. Supporting our children to form a habit of keeping fit from a young age represents one more way we do this. As a leading insurer, we will continue to take a leadership stance in the improvement of health in order to make a difference. We remain resolute in making Nigeria and the world at large a healthier place
AXA Mansard Insurance plc is a member of the AXA Group, the worldwide leader in insurance and asset management with 166,000 employees serving 105 million clients in 62 countries.