Monday 15th April, 2019
Accra, April 15, GNA – Mrs. Catherine Morton,
Race Director of the 2019 Kiddy Mile Race, has described the event, as
successful, following the increase in the number of participants, this year.
According to Mrs. Morton, over 2,000 children
aged between five years to 13 years from more than 50 schools took part in the
She said, the aims and objectives of the
programme were achieved, because they managed to inculcate into the children,
the desire to compete and win a medal in a competition.
In addition, she said the children showed a
lot of interest in the event and were very happy to participate.
She said, plans were in place to shift the
programme to Tema, Kumasi and Cape Coast in the near future.
She however pleaded with authorities to give
the El-Wak Stadium a facelift, since the current state possess a lot of danger
She disclosed that Kiddy Mile will move to
other places like Tema, Kumasi and Cape Coast.
She expressed appreciation to the Ghana
Olympic Committee (GOC), Unilever, Blue Band, Dano, BIC and others for
supporting the event.