14 June 2015 - Tirunesh Dibaba graces the 2015 Dasani Road Race by making her public appearance after giving birth to her first child three months ago as official Race Starter. She is accompanied by her husband athlete Sileshi Siheen, Haile Gebresselasie (Great Ethiopian Run Board Chairman) and some of Ethiopian Olympians including Million Wolde, Ibrahim Jeilan and Asefa Mezgebu.
15 April 2015- The DASANI ROAD RACE is brought to you by Great Ethiopian Run in partnership with the East African Bottling Share Company (EABSC). This race will be the second biggest race ever staged in Ethiopia with 15,000 participants and builds on the success of the Coca-Cola Road Race Series which started in 2011.
13 February 2015 – Registration for the annual women only event, Women First 5km organized by Great Ethiopian Run will open on Monday 16 February 2015. At a press conference held at Capital Hotel and Spa, official race hotel of the event yesterday, organizers announced they will have a maximum participation number of 10,000 and over 1,200 participants have already reserved their place to take part in the event which will take place on Sunday 15 March 2015.
15 March 2015 – Over 20 Ethiopian “Icon Women” grace the annual Women First 5km run inspiring thousands of participants. A young athlete by the name of Genet Abdurkadir from Federal Prisons club has beaten experienced athletes like Alemitu Hawi & Atsede Bayisa finishing the 5km race in 16:12 (min:sec) followed by Makeda Abdella (16:16) & Bonesh Tamene(16:17).
Great Ethiopian Run’s races once again proved to be stepping stones for upcoming stars. The senior races in the 32nd Ethiopian International Cross Country Championships held at Janmeda on Sunday was dominated by athletes who have passed through one or more of Great Ethiopian Run’s Races.