Olympic Day Run Holds Saturday


The 2009 Olympic Day Run is scheduled to hold in Port Harcourt, Rivers State and across Nigeria on Saturday.
According to Mr. Barisi Wifa, the Public Relations Officer, PRO of Rivers State Sports Council, RSSC, the annual race which is used to mark the founding of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)/movement is an opportunity for people to exercise themselves.
He said that it is major even through which people can improve their physical fitness free of charge and be reminded of the spirit behind the Olympic movement.
Wifa said that Rivers State Governor, Rt Hon Chibuike Amaechi is expected to flag off the race in Port Harcourt by 7.00am on the day.
The race, he said, would commence from the handball court at the Alfred Diete Spiff Sports Complex, Moscow Road, Port Harcourt.
Already, registration for the event has started and Wifa called on people in the state especially residents of Port Harcourt to avail themselves of the opportunity and register.
The race is open to everybody and registration is free of charge, at the state’s sports council.