I Will Try To Defend My Title At Asante Akyem Marathon – Ishmael Arthur

I Will Try To Defend My Title At Asante Akyem Marathon – Ishmael Arthur

Ishmael Arthur is ready to defend his title at the Asante Akyem Marathon Challenge 2021 in the men’s 24km event. Ishmael emerged as the winner of the 3rd edition of the competition in 2019. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event was canceled in 2020. I will try to defend my title at Asante Akyem Marathon – Ishmael Arthur.

Ishmael Arthur is one of the outstanding and leading distance runners in Ghana currently. He has a very good course record in the half marathon in winning. He is ready and determined to retain his title and make history at Asante Akyem on Saturday 25 September 2021.

Ishmael beat John Kudanu and Malik Yakubu to win the 2018 Millennium Marathon at 1:08:53. He has also competed in the Dubai International Marathon. He also competed in the Okeke 10k in Nigeria. He is among the most experienced athletes coming to the 4th edition of the Asante Akyem Marathon 2021.

“I will come and run. I will try to defend my title. I have prepared very well and I hope everything will be fine by the Grace of God. I started my preparations early although, we went to some course so my time was a little bit limited. Oh am still training so I will come and defend my title again” Ishmael disclosed.

Ishmael Arthur is now serving in the Ghana Army and is still consistent in running. He finished 3rd at the Sekondi Takoradi Half Marathon 2020 and later placed 2nd during the National Cross Country Championship in Accra. Ismael also qualified for the Africa Cross Country Championship in Lomé, Togo. Unfortunately, the event was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic insurgency in Togo.

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