The award is aimed at throwing the spot light on both male and female national athletes who excel in representing the country both locally and internationally to inspire the younger generation.
Ghana athletics has enjoyed one of its most successful seasons in recent times after the national athletics team won an impressive eight medals at the 2015 All Africa Games in Congo-Brazzaville.
The sport witnessed as many as 9 competitions locally last year coupled with an impressive array of performances both locally and international.
But the sport is yet to fully receive the recognition it deserves in the sporting fraternity in Ghana.
The award aims at telling the story of Ghanaian athletes in the past year, noting their achievements, sacrifices and efforts to go beyond their limits using both the print and electronic media.
The nominees for the inaugural award will include athletes with high score performances, the athletes who won medals at the 2015 All Africa Games and 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) and the athletes who broke a national record.