Run For a Cure Ghana
Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time: 8:00 AM
Venue: Lincoln Community School
Address: Abelempke, Accra
Organiser: Run For a Cure Ghana
Run For a Cure Ghana
...turning the mortality rate into the survival rate Our main fundraising event is a 5 km run/fitness walk inspired in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure©, the world’s largest and most successful education and fundraising event for breast cancer ever created.
In addition to fundraising, the series of 5K run/walk raises awareness for the breast cancer movement, celebrates breast cancer survivors and honors those who have lost their battle to the disease.
The 2014 5K Run/Walk will be held at Lincoln Community School, in Abelempke.
The non-profit organization Run for a Cure Ghana works for improving education and awareness about breast cancer and also provides free screening to impoverished women in Ghana. It main fundraising event is the run/fitness walk inspired in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Last year more than 700 participants ran/walked to eradicate breast cancer in Ghana.
Would you like to help turning the breast cancer mortality rate in Africa into the survival rate? You can do a lot!
- Spread the word: like the fan page and share the information!
- Participate in the 5km Run/Walk: Registrations are already open!
- Volunteer: Contact the organization with a PM!
- Donate: Sponsor the 5km Run/Walk
Learn more about Run For A Cure Africa here for the detailed schedule and the pre-registration locations and visit our Facebook page.
Let's do yoga! (Sat and/or Sun)
Date: Saturday, September 13, 2014
To: Sunday, September 14, 2014
Venue: Alliance Francaise
Address: Liberation Link, behind Opeiba House, Airport Residential Area
Organiser: Alliance Francaise Accra
Let's do yoga!
Enjoy our very special kundalini yoga weekend, and discover this very enlightening yoga style, a dynamic blend of postures, pranayam, mantra, music and meditation, which teaches you the art of relaxation, self-healing and elevation, with Jai Te Gang Singh.
Sat. Sept 13th 4-7pm
Sun. Sept 14th 10.30am - 1.30pm
1day GHC30/ 2 days GHC50
Call 050 128 7815.
Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM
To: 2:00 PM
Venue: Billy Jean Restaurant at Labadi Beach
Address: Off Labadi road
Organiser: Hipsters of nature
Contact name: Beatrice
Contact number: 0547 287 101
World Environment Day is on Thursday June 5th, 2014, and to mark this celebration we are organizing an event called Bottle Up Accra where we invite about one hundred students from various high school to take part in the launch of our new plastic bottle recycling stations.
Students who collect most bottles at the beach will be awarded by Winner of Miss Tourism Ghana 2013 and all the bottles will be put in an artistic installation to raise awareness about our new recycling centres in Accra.
It's time to escape the daily grind and treat your body to a healthy adventure unlike anything seen in Ghana before. May 2014, you will have the special opportunity to enjoy the fittest, healthiest and happiest vacation or "staycation" yet.
Retreat 1 - May 15th - 18th
Retreat 2 - May 22nd - 25th
FOR RESERVATIONS - 0240 66 88 92
Meet Jean Lk, the renowned personal trainer and consultant owner of UK based Timed-Fitness LDN in London. Since 2005, he has helped hundreds of people take control of their lives through healthier diet, exercise and conditioning.
For two weekends in May 2014, he is bringing his effective and unique brand of fitness, nutrition and motivational training to Africa, for the Ghana Wellness Retreat.
Find peace of mind in style at the luxurious Royal Senchi Resort Hotel, located 45 minutes outside of Accra, the retreat is themed around the Serenity, tranquility and greenery of the Royal Senchi, “Where leisure meets luxury on the Volta River”.
These Fitness and Wellness Retreats will be held over four days and three nights for an exclusive group of clients. No more than 10 participants for each retreat group. The bespoke package will combine group-oriented workouts with a healthy, calorie-controlled diet, hiking and relaxation exercises. You can learn more about their offerings here. The four day retreat is part of a bespoke package designed for group of 10 at a cost of $1830 or Ghana Cedi Equivalent. Special pricing for couples.
Images Courtesy of The Royal Senchi
Find out what it means to experience true relaxation away from a world filled with stress and ill health.
Hugs - Melissa XOXO
Stellar Lodge & Apartments in Takoradi is very well situated to accommodate families and international business travelers who demand cleanliness, modern fixtures and appliances and reliable internet. An extra plus for this location is having the Champs Bar & Restaurant on the premises as well as a Stellar Foods shop, where one can find top quality imported food products.
Having undergone a recent overhaul, you can see at every juncture that their guest's safety is top priority. Staff all seemed very well trained, professional and responsive to guest’s needs.
Bathrooms are all modern, with a nice hot shower and generously stocked with good smelling shower gels. Nice large plasma TVs and a comfy king sized bed. I had a pleasant surprise to find that my room remained cool long after AC switched off. An extra treat in West Africa!
Apartments are comfortably furnished, with a terrace overlooking the pool. The gym was clean and well polished, with state of the art equipment and almost every type of weight and device you can imagine. This place is an excellent choice for a home away from home while working in or visiting Takoradi.
I'll be back! - Melissa
For the past 7 years, on the last Sunday of September, the Accra International Marathon has been held. This popular event is aimed at promoting active healthy lifestyles and fitness and to increase life expectancy among Ghanaians. This year's event will take place 29 September 2013.
They attract a truly international group of runners, many who have visited Africa for the first time. In doing so, this event also puts Ghana on the world map as a desirable tourism destination for health enthusiasts.
This year will include a special group of marathoners traveling all the way from California with Judge Craig Mitchell who has introduced marathon running to them as a way to improve the quality of their lives (read more).
The event features a Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and Team Relay Races. The finish line leads the runners to the back lawn of the lovely Labadi Beach Hotel where there are vendors, food and entertainment. It is really a great way to spend the day.
The Accra International Marathon is also a fundraising vehicle for the The Longevity Project.
Happy Running - Melissa
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