Inspired By Sports Mimi Marathon Fixed For 5 November

Inspired By Sports Mimi Marathon Fixed For 5 November

The first-ever Mini marathon has been scheduled for Saturday, 5 November 2022 in Kumasi, Ashanti Region. The event, which is part of activities to launch the Inspired by Sports Academy in Ghana, will be part of the United Kingdom for footballs and athletes.

The participants will run a 5 kilometers race from the Kumasi Sports Stadium through some principal streets in Kumasi and end at the starting point, the Stadium.

The marathon, an initiative of Inspired by Sports is expected to attract over 2000 athletes across the country.

According to the organisers, athletes who excel in the marathon will attend a 6-month training camp in the UK and also given a scholarship to study in the USA. The winner of the marathon walks away with Five thousand Ghana cedis, second place takes three thousand Ghana cedis and third place gets one thousand Ghana cedis. read moreĀ 

Also joining the race would be under 15ā€™s and 18ā€™s who will go 2 kilometers and 3 kilometers, respectively. Older runners aged 45 and above will run 3 kilometers.

The Inspired by Sports Mini Marathon is certified by the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA).

Supporters and sponsors from the UK are Inspired by sports. Holidays with purpose. Kit Aid and Riari Apparel.

By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. 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 the 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 "Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple road and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support the race organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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