By Dennis Osei Gyamfi, GNA
Accra, March 06, GNA – Erastus Mutua Mumo, an experienced Kenyan long distance runner will join a host of other top runners for this year’s Kwahu Easter Mountain Marathon (KEMM) in the Easter region of Ghana.
The Kwahu Easter Mountain Mountain, is scheduled for Saturday, April 20, from Nkawkaw to Abene, covering a distance of 42.2 kilometers.
Mutua born in Mombasa, has participated in a lot of international competitions including; Incheon in Korea 2013, Ahmadabad in India 2015 and Taipei in Taiwan.
He is a registered member of the International Association of Athletes Federation (IAAF).
Mumo’s personal best achievement was in the Incheon Half Marathin in Korea, where he recorded 1:03:06 and the Ahmadabad Marathon in India with a record time 2:17:54.
The second edition of KEMM, was officially launched at the Head Office of StarTimes Ghana Limited, Airport in Accra on Tuesday, February 26.
According to the organizers, this year’s Marathon would see participants compete for a total prize package of GHC 20, 000 and this would include, electrical gadgets, products from sponsors and an opportunity to participate in international marathons.
Over 1000 athletes are expected to compete in this 42.2 kilometer marathon with three winners in both the male and female categories having the chance to compete in the Beijing Marathon.