On Tuesday March 6 as Ghana marked its 61st Independence Day, Happy FM and Lakeside Marina Park held the 8thEdition of the Happy FM, Lakeside Marina Family Fun Run at Lakeside Estates around Ashaley Botwe in the Adentan Municipal Assembly.
The annual run which is aimed at celebrating family, good health and Ghana’s Independence Day, saw over 300 participants comprising of individuals, families, CEOs and schools.
The 6km and 10km run started at 6:30am and saw the runners run through a mapped-out route in the Lakeside Estates. At the end of the race and all other activities, awards and prizes from sponsors were given to the winners in different categories.
The Fastest CEO award went to Dr. Prince Ayiku, MD of Lakeside Estate as well as Oyeh Solomon, who won the Fastest Man. Among the winners were Al – Rayan International School for the Fastest School Team (Senior Category) and Mercy Social Centre for the Fastest School Team (Junior Category).
The Fastest Family Award was won by the Samhoudy Family, while the Fastest Child, male and female categories were won by David Akrofi and Sirin Sary respectively.
“Once again, we have been able to provide people that rare and unique opportunity to exercise and bond with their families and friends on Ghana’s 61st Independence Day. At Happy FM, we are interested in encouraging healthy living. As the Number One Sports Station in Ghana, we urge everyone to keep exercising and practicing healthy habits for their own benefit,” Mr. Ernest Boateng, Chief Executive Officer of Global Media Alliance Group said.
Speaking about the event, Mr. Salah Kweku Kalmoni, Director of Lakeside Estates said, “We appreciate our loyal participants and everyone who made it to the event. We are truly thankful to all our sponsors for partnering with us to make the Family Fun Run a success”.
This year’s Happy FM, Lakeside Marina Family Fun Run is sponsored by Global Media Alliance, e. TV Ghana, YFM, Global Cinemas, Japan Motors, Star Properties, Lakeside Marina Park, Silver Star Tower Limited, Lakeside Estate, Run Ghana, Branch Health and Fitness and Aqua Fill Mineral Water.