Accra- Mr. Yaw Ampofo Ankrah, ace broadcaster and an ambassador for the 2018 Big Millennium Marathon, has urged Ghanaians to register and run in the mega sporting event fixed for Saturday, September 22, in Accra.
Speaking in an interview with the media, he said the Millennium Marathon 2018 was coming on at the historic Black Star Square and wants people to join and participate.
According to him, registration for the marathon was free, but anyone who wants to win the special raffle with the Nissan Kicks SUV at stake must registered on his or her mobile phone via *800*17# with 50ghc credit to qualify for the mini raffles and stand the chance of winning the mini raffles draw and main draw.
Mr. Ampofo Ankrah, a popular TV Sports Personality, said the Big Millennium Marathon 2018 was to boost healthy living lifestyles, promote tourism and the economy.
He said it would also be an opportunity for many tourists and foreigners to witness the historic sites of the city of Accra.
Meanwhile, the next Mini Raffle Draw has been fixed for Saturday at Whirlpool at La.
So far, people have won flat screen television sets, lap tops, printers, USB, microwaves, deep freezers, refrigerators and other fantastic prizes.
In another development, more companies, schools, churches and keep fit groups have expressed interest to participate in this year’s event.
This year, the organisers of the Millennium Marathon expect over 10,000 runners, and there are going to be surprises on the day, September 22. 2018, when a big bazaar for sponsors and supporters would be held for them to display their products and also exhibit their services.
Source: Ghana News Agency