6 February 2016 - Great Ethiopian Run is celebrating this year it’s 13th edition of the annual Women First 5km, women only run which was started to mark international women’s day twelve years ago and highlight contribution of Ethiopian women in the society. Ethiopia is celebrating the International Women Day for the 40thtime this year, showcasing the country’s long term commitment at the highest level to advancing the women’s agenda.
7 February 2016 – Somali Regional state capital Jigjiga hosts the 1st SDG Race this morning. Alebachew Abrar wins the men’s race in a time 14:55 while Zenash Tigistu wins the women’s race in a time of 18:00.
“Running for a Cause”, the official fundraising campaign in connection with the 2015 Great Ethiopian Run 10km international raised 1.4 million birr for the four selected beneficiaries. The mass running event, which is the biggest by participants’ number in Africa, took place on 22 November 2015 in Addis Ababa with a total number of 40,000 participants.
23 November 2015 - Mamitu Daska and Tamirat Tola won their first Great Ethiopian Run titles in Addis Ababa earlier today.