Ansoff Marketing Consult in collaboration with Eastern Region National Sports Authority has launched the maiden edition of the Koforidua Marathon 2020. The launch which was held at the Tonyx Hotel was on the theme “Koforidua Home Coming”.
The first ever home coming marathon race is expected to see over 600 runners competing. Awards such as cash prize, medals and other items will be awarded to best runners after the completion for both Male and Female categories.
The race, which covers a distance of approximately 42.19 kilometers commences at the Koforidua Sports Stadium, through the township of Koforidua and ends at the start venue.
A lot of activities have been programmed for the Koforidua Home Coming.
Free health screening will be offered on November 20 at Koforidua YMCA before the Marathon race which will take place on 21st of November, 2020.
Speaking at the launch, NPP Parliamentary candidate for the New Juaben South Constituency and also CEO of Ghana Free Zones Authority, Mr. Michael Okyere Kofi Baafi, commended the efforts made by Ansoff Marketing Consult to encourage young talented sports men and women to aspire to get to the ultimate through sport.
He disclosed that an amount of GHC5,000 Cedis worth in cash for first place, GHC3,000 for second place, GHC2,000 for third place and a medal prizes will be given out to all.
He pledged to continue lending his unflinching support to the organizers to make the Koforidua Home Coming a success.
Launching the maiden edition, the Managing Director of Ansoff Marketing Consult, Mr. Kwabena Bediako popularly known as IBK, thanked the Ghana Free Zones Authority CEO, National Sports Authority and the Media for their immense contribution by providing the platform for different sporting talents in the country to develop their talents.
According to him, Koforidua Marathon 2020 is an opportunity for the nation to keep fit and benefit from the good things that comes with it since it has come to stay.