The 21-km race has been planned to start at the Spintex Road near Nungua and end at Mantse Agbonaa in the heart of the capital city of Ghana.
This maiden edition is being organized by Medivents Consults, an events and sports marketing firm in partnership with partnership with other sponsors.
The marathon is being organized as part of activities to mark this year’s Ga Homowo (festival) celebrations of the chiefs and people of Accra.
At the launch of the event in Accra on Wednesday, the organizers said, the main objective of this marathon aside being part of the Homowo celebrations, is also to serve as an avenue to promote sports and tourism.
About 1000 athletes are expected to participate in the maiden edition both male and female with some attractive prizes at stake for the winners.
The target according to the organizers, is to make the marathon one of the best events to ever happen in the capital going forward.
This Marathon is also expected to help promote the Ga Homowo festival to even greater heights with athletes expected to come from across the country and beyond.
The organizers are convinced that the race will be successful and a deserving winner will emerge.
Prizes available are Ghc 10,000 for the winner in both the male and female categories with Ghc 5,000, 3,000, 1,500, GHc 1,000 and GHc 500 going to the second, third, fourth and fifth placed athletes respectively.
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