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Entertainment of Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Source: F Tawiah

7th Edition of Lakeside Marina/Happy Fm Family Fun Run launched

Lakeside Marina in collaboration with Happy FM launched the 7th edition of the annual 6 km Family Fun Run and Walk on Tuesday, 7th February, 2017 at the Silver Star Tower. The event is aimed at bringing together families, individuals and schools to promote healthy lifestyle and celebrate Ghana’s 60th Independence Day through physical exercises. This year’s event is set to take place on Monday, 6th March, 2017 at the Lakeside Marina Park, Lakeside Estate.

According to Mr. Naveen Singh, Head of radio of Global Media Alliance “As we have established over the years, the idea behind the annual 6 km Family Fun Run is to provide a good opportunity for families, individuals and schools to exercise and socialize while engaging in healthy activities”. He added that due to the busy schedule of corporate officials in Ghana and the demand of family responsibilities, exercising becomes a challenging task. It is in this regard that Lakeside Marina and Happy FM provide that avenue through the Family Fun Run to keep fit and stay healthy. Mr.Naveen urged families, individuals and schools to come and participate in their numbers and take advantage of the numerous benefits the event offers.

Commenting on the event, the Director of Lakeside Estate, Mr. Salah Kwaku Kalmoni said “this collaboration with Happy FM over the years has been truly fruitful as the two companies share the same goals in promoting and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.. “He added that this year’s event will receive prizes such as generators, scooter, printers, cameras and accessories and free movie tickets.

This is the 7th in the series of the Lakeside Marina and Happy Fm Family Fun Run and over 400 people are expected to participate this year. The 6 km run will start at 6:00 am at the Lakeside Marina Park. Other side attractions await all participants including a free breakfast, medical screening and a special VIP breakfast. There will also be a 10 km run track.

Registration for Single entry is GHS 40, Family entry (for a team up to 5 members) is GHS 100 GHC and GHS 200 for school team of 5 members. Registration centres include Silver Star Tower- Airport City, YFM Accra Mall, Happy FM-Asylum Down and Lakeside Marina Park. Open on Tuesday 7th February, 2017.