The 17th edition of the Great Ethiopian Run is set to take place in Addis Ababa on  on Sunday 26th November 2017.  With an expected 45,000 participants from all corners of the world, the race has become the biggest road race in Africa.

 

Since its inception in 2001, it has been the vehicle of change for many charitable causes. This year’s official fundrasing campaign is Running for a Cause and the beneficiaries include  Eneredada Elder People Association,  Association for Women’s Sanctuary and Development (AWSAD), Oromia Region Children Care Association, and Elshadai Relief & Development Association.

 

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Included in the £50 pounds race entry fee is a pre-race pasta party at the Hilton Addis Ababa, the official race hotel. It’s a great opportunity to meet participants from all over the world, enjoy displays of Ethiopian culture and meet Haile Gebreselassie, 2 time Olympian gold medalist and the founder of this event. Registration for local and international participants is open until November 19th 2017.

 

Check out their website HERE for more details.

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