GAA certifies Accra Inter-City Marathon

GAA certifies Accra Inter-City Marathon

GAA certifies Accra Inter-City Marathon – The Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) has certified the first-ever Accra Inter-City Homowo Marathon, fixed for Saturday, July 30, 2022.

The 21-kilometer race, which would commence at Spintex Road (in front of Papaye) to Mantse Agbona, is part of the activities endorsed by the Ga Traditional Council (GTC) for the celebration of the 2022 Homowo Festival.

Mr. Sam Ayeh Organising Secretary of the GAA at the launch of the event on Wednesday, July 6, at the Oceanic Resort, Korle Gonno, said they had inspected and measured the routes designed for the race and were satisfied with it.

He added that they were satisfied with the credibility of the organisers, hence the decision to certify the race, adding that athletes would be given their prizes after the event.

Mr. Ayeh urged the organisers to ensure that all the necessary arrangements were put in place for a successful event.

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Mr. Henri Senyo Penni General Manager of Medivents Consult expressed appreciation to the GAA for certifying the event.

He said they were keen on ensuring that, the first-ever Accra Inter-City Marathon becomes one of the biggest in Accra and Ghana as a whole.

Over 1000 athletes are expected to participate in the race, which is the first of its kind in the country.


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.

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