The Millennium Marathon Sports Limited is the organizer of the Millennium Marathon (half marathon) event. The Marathon was founded by Ashim Morton, a Ghanaian Entrepreneur and philanthropist to raise awareness of healthy living and promote sports tourism in Ghana.
The Millennium Marathon 21k race course is an AIMS certified half marathon course with close to 15,000 participants. The race overs a unique Ghanaian scenery with the route showcasing the lovely monuments of Accra and other tourist attractions including the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum, the Independence Arch, the Black Star Square and the lovely beaches of Accra. There is also a 5 kilometer race for social and lifestyle, corporate and fun runners.
The Millennium Marathon Sports Limited organizes and promotes long distance running in Ghana. The company organizes annual regional races in the 10 regions of Ghana prior to the international throughout the year. It is estimated that between 500 and 800 marathons are staged in the world each year, involving hundreds of thousands of competitors and millions of spectators and viewers. The Millennium Marathon in Accra is poised to attract at least 40,000 participants from all walks of life.
It is the vision of the company to become a Pan African world class marathon vision that brings people all over the world together to celebrate the spirit of humanity whiles achieving health and endurance milestones,
The Millennium Marathon is organized with support from the Accra Metropolitan Assembly led by the Mayor of Accra, Other partners include the Ministries of Youth and Sports, Health, Tourism Culture and Creative Arts, and Education. Agencies including the National Sports Authority together with the Ghana Olympic Committee are art of the Planning committee.
The 2016 Millennium Marathon "Africa on the Run" is a Pan African run for Health and Peace. This year's race presents an agenda to give attention to a continental drive to support the United Nations "Sustainable Development Goals" of Good Health and well-being in addition to other social issues such as peace facing Africa.
The biggest half marathon in Accra Ghana is bringing together runners from all over the world to compete, run for charity and promote health & peace.
Ace TV and Radio Personality Naa Ashorkor Mensah-Doku is a Millennium Marathon 2016 Ambassador. Join her and others on September 3rd for the 21k and 5k races for health and peace.
Priority Insurance has come on board as Official Insurance Company of the 2016 Millennium Marathon and 330ml pep bottles will be at 9 hydration stations for both races.
Attractive fabulous prizes ranging from a brand new car, 40,000ghc and other sponsors products are there for grabs.
Sponsors and Partners Official Sponsors of the 2016 Millennium Marathon include Official Automobile Company - Peugeot WATS Ltd. Official Water Co. - H20 Still Purified Water Official Airline - Ethiopian Airline Official News Print:- Daily Graphic GOLD SPONSORS Total Ghana The Royal Bank SPONSORS Local Airline Partner - Africa Word Airline Aryton Drugs
Melcom Official Airline Partner for Europe - British Airways and the executive Movenpick Hotel.