About the Runathon Ghana Foundation

Welcome to the official website of the Runathon Ghana Foundation, a non-governmental, not-for-profit sports development organization established by Eric ADAE, a former elite Ghanaian long distance runner.

We seek to help focus attention on, and develop long distance running in Ghana. We are dedicated to promoting the sport of distance running; enhancing health and fitness for all; responding to community needs, and promoting professional and recreational running in Ghana.

The Runathon Ghana Foundation is borne out of the firm conviction that Ghana is capable of nurturing world-class long distance running talents, within the medium term. To achieve our primary goals, we would stage regular running events, provide resources to assist athletes train properly, help in carefully managing sporting talents, develop sports facilities, create endowment funds and scholarships for promising Ghanaian long distance runners, and undertake sports research.

We are passionate about long distance running, and have resolved to help lift Ghanaian long distance track and road running to world levels. We work to offer more opportunities for our runners to race, with the view to greatly enhancing performance, by organizing and effectively managing a busy programme of various long distance running events.

We would also embark on advocacy and social marketing, and help promote healthy living through regular exercise among the general population, while supporting and promoting worthy social causes.

The Runathon Ghana Foundation also carries out recreational and youth mission services, by establishing running-based programmes that promote children’s physical fitness, character development, and personal achievement.

Our goal is to use our expertise and experience to empower people to live fitter, healthier lives through active participation in our races, community events, instruction and training resources, and youth, executive, and maternal fitness programmes.

Please take time to explore the various pages here and other relevant links and resources. We do hope that you would find some inspiration through the information provided here, to fuel your performance, help you go faster for longer, and to help you live a healthier and fitter lifestyle.

  • WHO WE ARE

    The Runathon Ghana Foundation is a non-governmental, not-for-profit sports development organization established by Eric ADAE, a former elite long distance runner in Ghana.

     

    We seek to help focus attention on, and develop long distance running in Ghana. We are dedicated to promoting the sport of distance running; enhancing health and fitness for all; responding to community needs, and promoting professional and recreational running in Ghana.

     

    The Runathon Ghana Foundation is borne out of the firm conviction that Ghana is capable of nurturing world-class long distance running talents, within the medium term.

     

    The Runathon Ghana Foundation also carries out recreational and youth mission services, by establishing running-based programmes that promote children’s physical fitness, character development, and personal achievement.

     

    Our goal is to use our expertise and experience to empower people to live fitter, healthier lives through active participation in our races, community events, instruction and training resources, and youth, executive, and maternal fitness programmes.

  • OUR VISION

    Our vision is to be a world renowned sports development foundation, with immense social impact.

  • OUR MISSION

    To be the pre-eminent sports development foundation in Africa, leading in efforts to nurture world-class long distance runners, while raising a whole new generation of healthy and physically active and fit people.

  • OUR OBJECTIVES

    The Runathon Ghana Foundation is borne out of the firm conviction that Ghana is capable of nurturing world-class long distance running talents, within the medium term.

     

    To achieve our primary goals, we would stage regular running events, provide resources to assist athletes train properly, help in carefully managing sporting talents, develop sports facilities, create endowment funds and scholarships for promising Ghanaian long distance runners, and undertake sports research.

     

    We are passionate about long distance running, and have resolved to help lift Ghanaian long distance track and road running to world levels. We work to offer more opportunities for our runners to race, with the view to greatly enhancing performance, by organizing and effectively managing a busy programme of various long distance running events.

     

    We would also embark on advocacy and social marketing, and help promote healthy living through regular exercise among the general population, while supporting and promoting worthy social causes.

     

    The Runathon Ghana Foundation also carries out recreational and youth mission services, by establishing running-based programmes that promote children’s physical fitness, character development, and personal achievement.

     

    Our goal is to use our expertise and experience to empower people to live fitter, healthier lives through active participation in our races, community events, instruction and training resources, and youth, executive, and maternal fitness programmes.

  • OUR VALUES

    We have sought to build our operations and success on sound pillars, including:

     

    • Leadership and excellence

    • Perseverance and Endurance

    • Purpose and Integrity

    • Speed and Strength

    • Faith and Wisdom

    • Knowledge and Vision

  • OUR PHILOSOPHY

    The Runathon Ghana Foundation is borne out of the firm conviction that Ghana is capable of nurturing world-class long distance running talents, within the medium term.

     

    To achieve our primary goals, we would stage regular running events, provide resources to assist athletes train properly, help in carefully managing sporting talents, develop sports facilities, create endowment funds and scholarships for promising Ghanaian long distance runners, and undertake sports research.

     

    We are passionate about long distance running, and have resolved to help lift Ghanaian long distance track and road running to world levels.

     

    We work to offer more opportunities for our runners to race, with the view to greatly enhancing performance, by organizing and effectively managing a busy programme of various long distance running events.

     

    We are keen to raise a new generation of healthier and more physically active general population of Ghanaians

     

  • OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

    Eric Kwame ADAE

    President

    Eric Kwame ADAE was an elite long distance runner, specialising in the 5,000 meters and the marathon.

     

    He is a product of the University of Ghana, holding a Master of Philosophy degree in Communication Studies, together with a Bachelors degree in Sociology with English. He is an experienced professional communicator and brand consultant. He is currently employed at CDH Financial Holdings, as the Group Head of Corporate Communications.

     

    Eric serves as the President of the Runathon Ghana Foundation.

    Semiu Ayinde ATAMBALA

    Vice President (Operations)

    Semiu Ayinde ATAMBALA was a Ghanaian national athlete, specialising in the 400 metres. He is a graduate of the University of Education, Winneba (Ghana). He is currently employed by the Ghana National Fire Service as a Regional Sports Official, with responsibility for the Tema Region of Ghana.

     

    Semiu is the Vice President (Operations) of the Runathon Ghana Foundation.

WE WELCOME SPONSORS AND PARTNERS!

info@runathonfoundation.org

 

+1 541 606 8762

+233 20 819 2315

+233 20 878 4562