Not every woman fancies wearing a high heel and if they must wear one, there has to be a pair of slippers in their handbag just in case they get uncomfortable. However, some women can walk miles in very high heels without complaining. For these women, it is good news to know that they can earn money from running in it.
Named the 4 Inch Race Competition, this event is the first of its kind in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. Targeted at young women between the ages of 18-28, the event is reportedly aimed at creating confidence in young women.
According to Complete Sports, the event is said to be about fun and entertainment, as participants are expected to compete on a 100 meter race, wearing 4 inch stiletto heel.
The second edition of the event, which took place some weeks ago at the main bowl of the National Stadium, Surulere, in Lagos, had 80 contestants. Precious Chukwuma, a 21 year old 400 level Mass Communication student of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN won the 100 meter dash event.
The winner, first and second runner up, were awarded N100,000, N50,000 and N30,000 respectively.
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