About Us

About Runathon Global Inc.

The Runathon Global Inc. is a non-governmental, not-for-profit sports development organization that was established by Eric ADAE, a former elite Ghanaian long distance runner. The main purpose of Runathon is to help focus attention on, and develop long distance running in Ghana, both at the professional and recreational levels.

Runathon organizes and effectively manages a busy program of various long distance running events, such as marathons, half-marathons, 10Ks, 5Ks, and fun runs. These events are designed to offer more opportunities for Ghanaian runners to race, improve their performance, and compete with international runners. Runathon Global also provides resources to assist athletes train properly, such as coaching, nutrition, equipment, and facilities. 

Runathon is also passionate about promoting health and fitness for all, and responding to community needs. It advocates for healthy living through regular exercise among the general population, and supports and promotes worthy social causes, such as education, health, environment, and human rights. It also carries out recreational and youth mission services, by establishing running-based program that promote children’s physical fitness, character development, and personal achievement. It also runs fitness program for executives and mothers.

Our Impact

Runathon Global aims to inspire and empower people to run for a cause. By participating in Runathon, you can join thousands of runners from different countries and backgrounds who are running to support various charities and causes that align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Whether you run a 5K, a half marathon, or a full marathon, you can make a difference in the world by raising awareness and funds for the issues that matter to you. 

Our Core values

At Runathon Global, we believe in running for a purpose. Our core values reflect our vision, mission, and culture as an organization that strives to make a positive difference in the world through running. Here are our core values:

  • Impact:

     We are driven by impact and results. We run with purpose, accountability, and innovation, and we measure our success by the positive change we create in the world.

  • Service:

    We are committed to serving our community and our partners. We run with compassion, generosity, and respect, and we seek to create lasting relationships based on trust and mutual benefit.

  • Passion:

    We are passionate about running and the causes we support. We run with enthusiasm, joy, and dedication, and we inspire others to do the same.

  • Integrity:

    We are guided by integrity and ethics. We run with honesty, transparency, and professionalism, and we uphold the highest standards of quality and excellence in everything we do.


    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 Philosophy

    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 long distance runners, and undertake sports research.

    We are passionate about long distance running, and have resolved to help lift 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 program of various long distance running events.

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