Europe Day Children Races is part of the Europe Day celebrations in Ethiopia. European Union celebrates the day the EU's predecessor was proposed in 1950. Europe Day is one of a number of European symbols designed to foster unity among Europeans. The EU children races are organized in collaboration between European Union and Great Ethiopian Run and have been held for 10 years and have become very popular among children and their families.
The event includes races for children under 5, 8, 11 and 14 years boys and girls. For the first time this year the event will also include a relay competition. A total of 3,000 children participants are expected to take part on this event.
On the occasion, EU Deputy Ambassador, and other European country ambassadors and other higher officials will be present to hand over prizes to the winner.
• Race date: 07 May 2017
• Venue: Sport Academy
• Age category
- Under 14 , 11 , 8 , 5
- Relay for international Schools
• Participants’ number: 3,000