The 2023 Sofi Malt Great Ethiopian Run International 10km is offering a record prize purse of 812,000 Ethiopian Birr (just over USD $14,500.00), an increase of more than 30% on last year’s total and by far the biggest prize purse ever for a road race in Ethiopia. The individual men’s and women’s winners will each […]

Great Ethiopian Run on target to reach 2mn birr target for Running For A Cause

Press Release – Tuesday 31 October 2023 The fundraising campaign of the 2023 Sofi Malt Great Ethiopian Run International 10km has already raised more than 1.7 million birr, race organisers have announced, and is on target to reach its 2 million birr goal before the day of the race on Sunday 19th November 2023. Announcing […]

Great Ethiopian Run announces 2023 charity campaign and children’s races

Press Release – Thursday 5 October 2023 At the launch of the 2023 ‘Running for a Cause’ charity campaign Great Ethiopian Run will announce that it is partnering with UNDP to support the FOR HER BUSINESS initiative to support and rebuild the livelihoods of women who have suffered as a consequence of the troubles in […]

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 […]