2023 Ghana Athletics Association Calendar

2023 Ghana Athletics Association Calendar

The 2023 Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) Calendar has been released. The first activity is the National Cross Country which is being organised by the National Sports Authority (NSA), Ghana. The event will be held in the Northern Region and this will be the first time the North will be hosting such a prestigious event. The other regions like Western, Central, Western North and Eastern have all successfully hosted the games.

Date Activity Place
February 16 National Cross Country Northern Region
March 12 National School’s Athletics Festival (Juniors) Kumasi
April 1 1st National Circuit Kumasi/Tamale
May 3 Osimpam Aboakyir Marathon Winneba
May 18-19 Final Circuit Accra

International Competitions

February 18 World Athletics Cross Country Championships Bathurst, Australia
April 15-17 African U20 Championship Zambia
May 20-21 West Africa Zone II Championship Dakar, Senegal
August 4-11 VII Youth Commonwealth Games Trinidad & Tobago
August 4-17 African Games Accra, Ghana
August 19-27 World Athletics Championship Budapest, Hungary

By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.