Breaking News: The Maiden Edition Of The Tamale Marathon Called Off

GAA Warns Participants of Tamale Marathon To Face Possible Sanctions

The Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) has sent a very strong warning to the coaches and the athletes who will be competing in Tamale Marathon tomorrow that they will face possible sanctions. GAA warns participants of the Tamale Marathon to face possible Sanctions.

The maiden edition of the Tamale Marathon is on Saturday, 6 November 2021. The mega event is yet to go down in history as the first-ever competitive road race event to be held in the Northern Sector of Ghana.

According to GAA, the race is not sanctioned by them and which deem it illegal, and if any athlete wants to be part of the national team, he or she must not compete in any unsanctioned races.

The race organisers are yet to comment on this alleged issue of whether or not the event will still go ahead or postpone.

Most of the coaches and athletes are in distress and don’t know what to do again.

So if the race is being postponed or canceled are they going to refund their transportation for them?

If so who will refund that amount?

GAA said that the race organisers were not able to meet the requirements they were giving to them.



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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