This year’s Osu Homowo Marathon will be held in Accra on Saturday, September 9.

Mr Kotey Nii Quaye, a member of the Organizing Committee who disclosed this in Accra on Wednesday said, the marathon which will start from the Accra Mall and end at Osu Mantse Palace.

He said about 300 people are expected to participate in the competition, which forms part of activities marking the celebration of the Osu Homowo.

Mr Quaye said the event, which would starts at 0600 hours, would be sponsored by PZ Ghana Limited and the Osu Traditional Council.

According to Mr Quaye, there would also be Juniors Category as well as Female events to ensure the participation of all in the community.

Mr Quaye said the ultimate winner would take home Plasma Television set, with the runner-up taking home a Microwave, while the third would be given a Gas Cooker.

He added that consolation prizes would also be given to fourth to 10th placed winners.

Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, the Osu Mantse and some traditional rulers are expected to grace the occasion.

Source: GNA/NewsGhana.com.gh

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