Ambassador Ashim Morton, brain behind the project revealed to the media the new official map and route that the runners will use for the 21k which has two cars at stake for both male and female Ghanaian winners with an impressive time.
He assured of adequate security and pleaded with motorists to abide by instructions from the MTTU who will block the routes named in the map.
The six H2O water stops for the Millennium Marathon are Cocobod, Children’s Park, Burma Camp, Jokers and Osu Castle Junction.
WATS Ltd who provided the brand new two Peugeot cars, National Investment Bank (NIB), Quieroz Galvao, Ethiopia Airlines, Total Ghana, Inesfly, Krif Ghana, Puma, Daily Graphic and The Royal Bank are the sponsors for the Millennium Marathon.
Other sponsors are Goil, Papaye, Africa World Airline, Elite Sports, British Airways, Arton Drugs, Melcom, EIB Group, Broll Ghana and Movenpick Hotel.
The Accra Sports Stadium will host some of the international athletes from Colombia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, USA, Japan, Burkina Faso, Togo, Mexico, India and South Africa on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, where some experts will lecture on hints in running and winning.
The Millennium Marathon Organization has introduced a progressive tag line “Africa on the Run” which presents an agenda to give attention to a continental drive to support the United Nations “Sustainable Development Goals” SDG's in addition to the social issues facing Africa.
The theme for this year’s marathon “A RACE FOR HEALTH AND PEACE” highlights SDG’S Goals 3(Good health and Well being) and (Peace Justice and Strong Institutions). Through our regional marathon campaign, we are advocating and creating a platform to discuss and focus on the importance of these goals.