2016 Lakeside Marina Park family fun run launched
Accra, Feb. 8, GNA - The sixth edition of the annual Lakeside Marina Park and Happy Fm Family Fun Run has been launched in Accra to give families and friends opportunities to celebrate quality fun time together.
The Fun Run which would be held on March 7th, a public holiday, comes with a variety of package for partakers and special treat for families who engage in the 'walk and run' event.
The edition which was disclosed at a media launch in Accra was also meant to give schools opportunities to register and engage pupils in the fun time activities.
Alhaji Salah Kweku Kalmoni, Director of Lakeside Estate speaking at the launch, said the event would be held at the Lakeside Marina Park in the Lakeside Estate in Ashaley Botchway.
He said registration for the approximately 6km walk/run is open to the general public, with the option to register as a family, an individual, school team or a corporate Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
He said awards would be given to the fastest man and woman, fastest child aged 12 and below, fastest teenager, fastest runner over 50 years, fastest family, fastest CEO, and fastest school team.
Alhaji Kweku Kalmoni advised schools who would register their pupils to ensure that heads of the schools endorse a form for their participation in the event.
Mr Naveen Singh, Head of Radio of Global Media Alliance Broadcasting Company, said 'as a prominent sports station in the country, the health and fitness of families and the general public are our concern and we are very glad to once again bring yet another exciting edition of this Family Fun Run event.
Mr Singh said prizes would be given to the partakers including airtime, VIP breakfast tickets from Royal Richester Hotel and souvenirs.
Among the fun activities slated for the public holiday on the park include unlimited boat rides on the lake, mini football, mini golf, volley ball, horse ride, electric scooter and cars, table tennis and obstacle courses.
Mr Lawrence W. G. De-Souza, Marketing Director of Lakeside Estate disclosed that similar event will be held on September 21, which is the Founder's Day Celebration to entertain and relax the general public especially corporate bodies.
The registration centres include the Lakeside Marina Park, Happy FM, Silver Star Tower and YFM Accra Mall.