28 October 2014 - 2012 Olympic Triathlon gold medallist Alastair Brownlee will be among the VIP guests attending this year’s Great Ethiopian Run 10km on Sunday 23rd November 2014.
28 October 2014 - The 2014 Great Ethiopian Run will play host to the Executive Committee of the International Sports Press Association which will be staging its annual congress in Addis Ababa in the days leading up to the 14th edition of its annual international 10km race.
14 September 2014 - Getaneh Molla & Zewdenesh Ayele triumph at the 2014 Coca-Cola Road Race Series Final. Molla was leading the series along with Berhanu & Mekonnen all having 10 points & took victory today beating his opponents at a time of 21:33.700. Ayele was second on the series having equal 10 points with Wudassie four points behind series leader Awi. Ayele finished today’s race on 2nd position at a time of 24:51.687 winning the overall series and grabbed 50,000 birr.
2 October 2014 - Great Ethiopian Run is launching today its official fundraising in connection with the 2014 Great Ethiopian Run International 10km united under “Running for a Cause” banner and its annual children races. UN Ethiopia and Great Ethiopian Run use the excitement of the annual 10km International event to raise more funds each year to benefit local charity organizations. During the 2013 Great Ethiopian Run over 1.3 million birr was raised and handed over to four beneficiaries and this year a fundraising target of 1.4 million birr is set. Ministry of Women , Children and Youth Affair has selected the following four beneficiaries :
Meseret Humanitarian Organization,
Sewasewe Genet Charity & Development Organizations,
Sisters and Brothers charity organization (Gambella) and
Benshangule Women Association.
19 August 2014 - Mohammed Temam and Adanech Tesfaye won the inaugural Ethiotrail marathon race at the a time of 2:40:52 and 3:23:41 respectively. The Ethiotrail is the first Trail Running race organized in Ethiopia in the area of the Rift Valley lakes (Abijatta -Shalla National Park).