Registration opens for 2023 Sofi Malt Great Ethiopian Run International 10km

Great Ethiopian Run a race for all – a race owned by everyone 45,000 race places go on sale tomorrow for the 23rd edition of Ethiopia’s annual international 10km road race which this year takes place on Sunday 19th November 2023. This number represents the highest number of places in the race’s history. This year […]

The 2nd edition of the Go For Gold 4 weeks fitness challenge with Sofi Malt is underway!

July 2023: Internationally, running long distances on specific days is becoming a preferred and challenging run, unlike the usual running distances. Among them, the Comrades Marathon (89 km) held in South Africa; Spartathon (246km) in Greece are a few to mention. Following this, Great Ethiopian Run has organized a 4-week similar challenge that will end […]

Running for a Cause

Aim As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, Great Ethiopian Run raises funding under the umbrella campaign named “Running for A Cause” using the popularity of its annual 10km staged in November. This annual campaign is aimed at helping different local charitable organizations selected by the concerned government authority. Great Ethiopian Run works mainly with […]

2023 Great Bokoji Run to be staged on Sunday

With the support of the Ministry of Tourism and title sponsor Ethio Telecom Great Ethiopian Run will this weekend stage the second edition of the Great Bokoji Run in the town of Bokoji. Situated 220km southeast of Addis Ababa in the Arsi Highlands, the town is known as “the town of runners” being the birthplace […]

Tsige Gebreselama chases second title at 2023 Safaricom WOMEN FIRST 5km

22 March 2023 – Tsige Gebreselama who last month finished 2nd to Beatrice Chebet over 8km at the World Cross Country Championships in Bathurst, Australia returns to action in Addis Ababa on Sunday when she attempts to win her second title at the WOMEN FIRST 5km race, having won her first title back in 2020. […]

Record 15,000 places set, as registration opens for 2023 Safaricom Women First 5km

United Nations Ethiopia gives race message “My Space, My Right, My Vote” Race organizers of Great Ethiopian Run will launch registration on 27th February for the 2023 Safaricom Women First 5km with a record 15,000 places on offer to participants for the race which this year takes place on Sunday 26th March 2023, four days […]

Ethiopia wins “world’s best 10km” title for the second consecutive year

Ethiopia’s annual international 10km staged in Addis Ababa has been named “the world’s best 10km” for the second year running by the popular and highly respected Runners World publication. In second place was the London Vitality 10,000m and in third place was the Paris 10k. Runners World has put Ethiopia’s flagship race at the top […]

Big cash bonuses on offer at the 2023 Sofi Malt Hawassa Half Marathon

Big cash bonuses on offer at the 2023 Sofi Malt Hawassa Half Marathon Great Ethiopian Run race organisers of the 2023 Sofi Malt Hawassa Half Marathon have announced a total prize purse of over 400,000 Ethiopian birr for the elite races which take place on Sunday 12th February 2023. The prize purse includes a share […]