17 years old Terefe Debela and his female counterpart, Gebenganesh Ayele easily run fastest to grab a brand new Peugeot 301 car each as winners of men and women’s races respectively in the maiden Millennium Marathon over 21 kilometers in Accra on Saturday which had the Ghana President, John Dramani Mahama in attendance.
George Njorage from Kenya was second in the male division as Ghana’s top finisher, Abeka Williams placed third. They had $3,500 and $1,500 respectively plus other prizes from sponsors, Adidas, Coca Cola and NIB.
Evergreen Millicent Boadi came second in the female category with Martha Ronceria from Colombia taking the third position.
In the hot 5 kilometres race, Paul Muhammed emerged the men’s champion with Regina Mensah clinching the women’s race with Rita Ruonab and Anita Oseapea in 2nd and third place respectively.
Richard Tetteh came first in the Tertiary race, followed by Michael Agyeman with Anita Oseapea thus first in the female category.
In the family and friends event, Eric Bonney beat the likes of Edward Akpourh Ahaji among others whilst Regina Mensah won the female category.
Gideon Abbey excelled at the Diplomats race together with Aisha Famita and Helen Odido. Their counter who won was Aisha USA Fatima.
The Sponsors race winner went to Alhassan Kabore and Nana Ama wearing number.
The Media race was won by Acheampong Badu Yaw of Metro TV whilst Ken Ashigbe of Graphic Communications finished second. Joy Preston placed first beating Faustina Kuuboure.
They all took home fantastic prizes.
The Regional Millennium Marathon winners were also awarded their prizes.