Just In: Koforidua Marathon Date Set

Just In: Koforidua Marathon Date Set

The second edition of the Koforidua Marathon date has been set for another showdown. The first edition of the marathon was held in November 2020 and it was competed by the best distance runners in the country.

The second edition of the Koforidua Marathon 2021 is brought to you by Ansoff Marketing Consult in collaboration with Koforidua Marathon Foundation (KOMAF).

During the closing ceremony of the maiden edition, a promise was made by the Race Director to give away cars to the winners in the second edition.

The Koforidua Marathon is the biggest road race event in the Eastern Region of Ghana. The region is popularly known for its highlands across Africa and the world. The event is scheduled to take place on the principal streets of Koforidua and its environs.

The Koforidua Marathon is a full marathon (42km) route. The marathon is endorsed by the Ghana Athletics Association.

There will be free accommodation for all the athletes.


Event: Koforidua Marathon (42km)

Start Point: The Forecourt of Koforidua Sports Stadium

Finish Point: The Forecourt of Koforidua Sports Stadium

Venue: Koforidua

Region: Eastern Region

Date: Saturday, 11th December 2021

Start: 6:00 am

*Updated* There won’t be any car for the winners of the 2021 Koforidua Marathon from race organisers.



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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