Nestlé Milo rewards marathon winners in Ghana

Nestlé,  recently held the 29th edition of the Accra Milo Marathon themed ‘Every Champion Starts by Taking a Giant Step’ and saw Malik Yakubu and Elizabeth Azuure emerging as male and female winners respectively  in the 42.2km race.

The race which is held every year on Founders Day (September 21) was run by 7,000 athletes contesting for 15,000GHS cash and product prize.

There was also a 5km non- competitive Fun race which is an initiative by Nestlé to donate 4,000 pairs of shoes to underprivileged children in rural communities.  The shoes will be distributed in collaboration with Ghana Education Services in selected districts across all 10 regions of Ghana next month.

Speaking at the closing ceremony of the marathon, MD of Nestlé Ghana, Mrs. Freda Duplan said: “Nestlé Milo, The Energy Food Drink of Future Champions continues to inspire the youth of Ghana to get into sports, as we believe that sports has a unique ability to help instill life values such as hard work, responsibility, fair play, discipline, perseverance and team spirit. These values are found on the field of play and in sporting activities like the Accra Milo Marathon which we are proud to be associated with for the past 29 years.”

As the world’s leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company, Nestlé is committed to promoting healthy diet and lifestyle, including physical activity. As a brand, Milo was recently awarded for quality and safety as a proudly Made-in-Ghana product.



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