The 2016 edition of the annual Accra Milo Marathon this week crowned Corporal Alhaji Kassim Yakuub in the male adult category race and Ms Elizabeth Azure from the Upper East Region winning the female category award.

The Marathon saw the participation of over 10,000 athletes competing in three different categories; 42.2km race for adults, 15km race for U-15 school children and 5km fun run for the family.

Being a major event on the sporting calendar in Ghana for nearly three decades, the Accra Milo marathon has become the choice for both professional and amateur athletes to shape their career for international competitions.

The colorful and biggest athletic event has a wonderful display of chorography by school children was put up as part of the closing ceremony.

Speaking at the closing ceremony, the Managing Director of Nestlé Ghana, Freda Duplan said, “Nestle will continue to inspire the youths to get into sports. We believe sport has a unique ability to help instill life values such as hard work, responsibility, fair play, discipline, perseverance and team spirit in them." 

Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon

Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon

Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon

Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon

Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon

Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon

Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon

Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon

Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon

Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon

Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon

Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon

Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon

Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon

Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon 

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Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon

Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon

Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon

Photos: Beauty and fun of Accra Milo Marathon

 

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