The Happy FM/Lakeside Marina Park fun run is held annually on Independence Day to drum home the need to exercise and ensure a healthy lifestyle among Ghanaians.
The 3rd edition of the Happy FM/Lakeside Marina Park Fun Run lighted up the Marina Park in the early hours of 6th March as individuals, families and some corporate organizations undertook a 6KM run and walk within the Lakeside Estate and Adentan suburbs.
Multiple awards for various categories were given at the end of the run.
Prizes like high resolution canon digital cameras, webcams, headsets, printers, a free movie screening at the Silverbird cinemas and more were given to winners of the various categories including the fastest family, fastest corporate team, fastest CEO, fastest child, fastest woman and man.
Mr. Emmanuel Akrumah, station manager of Happy FM noted that ‘being the number one radio sports station, we see it as our responsibility to highlight the importance of staying healthy through regular exercising.
"This year’s event was hugely successful; it is our hope that next year’s will be bigger. We are very grateful to Lakeside Marina Estates, our sponsors, families, corporate entities, and individuals, for an exciting fun run this year."
“It is undeniable that our health is our wealth; that is why the annual family fun run gives a unique opportunity to families especially, and members of the society to exercise and to remind ourselves to stay healthy. We are committed to doing this every year so that we can continue to strengthen family bonds and ties in a special and unique way,” Mr. Salah Kalmoni, Director of Lakeside Estate noted.
At the end of the run, the fastest corporate team award went to Lakeside Contractors Association, the Boateng Family was adjudged the fastest family, and Salah Kalmoni won the fastest CEO award.