Top 10 male finishers in the Sekondi – Takoradi Half Marathon

Top 10 male finishers in the Sekondi – Takoradi Half Marathon

Did you know that since independence the Ghana Athletics Association has never sanctioned any road race before 2020? The only road race event that was sanctioned by the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) was the 2020 Sekondi – Takoradi Half Marathon.

The event was held on Saturday, 26 December 2020. The event was held on the principal streets of Sekondi and Takoradi thus the capital city of Western Region, Ghana.

The event became the first half marathon that Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) approved their route, time, and organisation. The Sekondi – Takoradi is officially the major and the biggest road race event Ghana has ever experienced in our history of athletics.


Everyone who took part made history and their times were automatically sent to the World Athletics for future reference.  Although there has been a lot of races these results are authentic and certified by the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA). Top 10 male finishers in the Sekondi – Takoradi Half Marathon.

Below are the first top male 10 athletes in the Sekondi – Takoradi Half Marathon 2020.

  1. William Amponsah 1:02.51
  2. Samuel Awine 1:06.47
  3. Ishmael Arthur 1:08.40
  4. Samuel Sakyi 1:08.52
  5. Basit Afful 1:08.55
  6. Charles Kipsang 1:08.57
  7. Rajah Lagble 1:09.23
  8. Kwabena Frimpong 1:09.25
  9. David Nakousi 1:09.37
  10. Isaac Mensah 1:09.54

The full results will be updated soon for the general public.

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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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