17 September 2015 - UNICEF Ethiopia, in partnership with the Amhara Bureau of Women Children and Youth Affairs (BoWCYA), the Gonder City Administration Culture, Tourism and Sport Department Afar Bureau of Women Children and Youth Affairs (BoWCYA), Afar Sport Commision and the Great Ethiopian Run, are organizing a mass participation 5 km race in Gonder on Sunday 20 September 2015, and in Samara on 4 October 2015, to promote Girls’ Empowerment.
On Saturday 5th September 2015 seven members of the Great Ethiopian Run team took charge of race-day operations at the first edition of the Millennium Marathon Races in Ghana's capital Accra.
19 June 2015 – The newly built Lebu-Akaki- Kaliti Tulidimtu Road which is phase-2 of the Ring Road hosts the International First Highway (IFH ) Relay races. IFH Engineering Plc with its new name used to be called CRBC Addis Engineering plc has build the famous ring road and major roads including the Meskel Square to Bole Airport road. IFH Ring Road Relay was staged in collaboration with Addis Ababa Road Authority and China Communication and Construction Company (CCCC) which is Mother Company to IHF.
3 September 2015 – athletics legend Haile Gebreselassie who is also founder and Board Director for Great Ethiopian Run lands in Accra, Ghana for the Millennium Marathon taking place on Saturday 5 September 2015. Haile is official starter of the race along high profile dignitaries including Accra Mayor HE Alfred Vanderpuije. A team lead by Great Ethiopian Run Operations & Marketing Manager Dagim Teshome arrived last week to finalize the race operation with Millennium Marathon Sport Ltd team and is now working on the final detail of event.
25 June 2015 – Haile Gebreselassie will lead 40,000 participants at his last local race at the 15th edition of the Great Ethiopian Run taking place on Sunday 22 November 2015. Haile did his last international race in UK at the Great Manchester Run which is organized by the Great Run Company which is also a title sponsor of the 2015 Great Ethiopian Run. Haile Said “it will be an honour for me to close my athletics career at local event and doing the Great Ethiopian Run alongside 40,000 others will make sense in many ways ”. Haile has won the inaugural race in 2001 and has been supporting the event to get it where it is today.