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Winner of Sekondi-Takoradi Marathon to pocket GH¢10000 dollars prize


Athletics News of Saturday, 26 December 2020

Source: Ghana Guardian


The Sekondi-Takoradi marathonThe Sekondi-Takoradi marathon

The winner of the maiden Sekondi Takoradi Marathon will pocket a money prize of 10000 GH¢, organisers have announced.

A complete of 23,500GH¢ will be shared amid the first ten runners to complete the race that hits the Twin City on Saturday.

With the top winner using residence a funds prize of 10,000 GH¢ the 1st runner up will pocket 5,000Ghc as the 2nd and 3rd runners up picks 3000GH¢ and 2000 GH¢, respectively.

1,000GH¢ money will be supplied to 5th man or woman whiles the last 5 amid the 10 will every acquire 500GH¢

About 300 athletes are established to run the 21 km race on Boxing Working day, bringing a activity chunk to the yearly Xmas and New festivities that puts the Twin City on a different pedestal.

The fifty percent marathon race on Saturday will parade the nations around the world most very best marathoners at the western Regional cash.

The 21km race will start out at the Sekondi Essipong Stadium and conclude at Amanful, the central company location of Takoadi.


The Ankos Festival: The Ankos Competition also identified as Takoradi street carnival or Masquerade Competition is an yearly party celebrated by the persons of Takoradi, Ghana.

The Sekondi Takoradi Marathon  has been extra to the yearly Ankos  competition in the Western regional funds to give it a sporting spice.

In an effort to give the annual Ankos a sporting spice, the Western Regional Coordinating Council (WRCC) as a result of its partnership with Medivents Consult with and Whole Advertising and marketing and Excursions Constrained made the decision to introduce Marathon into the collection of pursuits earning the occasion.

The intention of the Marathon is to serve as a platform for unearthing and exhibition of sporting abilities in the area especially in the extensive distances, a channel for fostering peace and unity in the area.

It is also to expose the tourism potentials of the region by way of the marathon, give the location a exceptional identity with marathon ie Boston Marathon, London Marathon, New York Marathon etcetera, to give a sporting experience to the yearly Tadi Bronya ie via the corporation of marathon, to get started the approach increasing an worldwide marathon for the area.

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