Track & Field News of Tuesday, 11 February 2020
The National Sports Authority (NSA) has confirmed the Central Regional town of Ajumako as host of the 2020 edition of the National Cross Country.
The event which is under the auspices of the NSA and Ministry of Youth and Sports is scheduled for Saturday, February 22, 2020.
Hundreds of athletes are expected to participate in the race that will cover 10kilometres across different terrains in the Ajumako township.
Per the arrangements, athletes are expected to arrive in Ajumako two days before the day of the race. They will have an experience of the route for the race on February 21 and then on Saturday, the competition will commence at 7:30 in the morning.
The National Cross Country is used to mark the start of a new sporting year and also unearth promising talents for the country.
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah, Director-General of NSA Prof Peter Twumasi, Central Regional Minister Kwamena Duncan and other dignitaries are expected to grace the event.