Sekondi-Takoradi Marathon To Be Launched On December 9

Sekondi-Takoradi Marathon To Be Launched On December 9

The second edition of the annual Sekondi-Takoradi Marathon (STM) is set to be launched on Thursday, December 9, 2021. The STM is now the largest road race event in Ghana. The maiden edition was amongst the best-rated marathons in Africa 2020.

Mr. Kwabena Otchere Darko-Mensah, Western Regional Minister and Member of Parliament for Takoradi would be joined by top officials from the region such as the Chief Executive Officer of the Sekondi-Takoradi Municipal Assembly (STMA), Chief Executive Officer of Effie-Kwesimintsim Municipal Assembly (EKMA), officials from the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), Ghana Education Service (GES) and the security services respectively.

Also, other personalities expected to be at launch are the National Sports Authority (NSA), Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG), Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), and the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA).

A statement from the organisers said the launch would be used to unveil the routes for the competition, various categories, prizes, registration among others.

It is expected to attract over 1000 participants which would include professional athletes, keep fit clubs, race lovers, among others.

The STM an initiative of Medivents Consult together with its local partner’s Total Marketing and Tours Limited (TMTL), in collaboration with the Western Regional Coordinating Council (WRCC) would be launched at the Conference Hall, of the Western Regional Coordinating Council (WRCC).

Due to the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19), there will be a limit of people and the press launch will be live on all the social media platforms. The link will be updated later.

Sponsors of this year’s event are Africa Word Airlines (AWA), Lucozade Ghana, and Aqua Blue Mineral Water.

Source: www.athleticshour.com

 

 

 

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