Ghana’s first international track and field event,the rlg Ghana Grand Prix was held at the Baba Yara stadium under the auspices of the Ghana Athletics Association on the 6th of August, 2011.
The innovative international track and field meet brought together athletes from various countries to compete for honours.
Ghana’s foreign legion of athletes including Aziz Zakari, Ignisious Gaisah, Margaret Simpson as well as other international athletes from Jamaica, USA and the African continent descended on Kumasi for the maiden edition of the event.
The main purpose of the meet among others was also to give international exposure to locally based athletes.
The Ghana Grand Prix was sponsored by rLG Communications, Tullow Oil, Unibank, MultiTV and Ghana Television. Print media partners include Africa Sports, The Herald, dailyEXPRESS and The Informer.