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 […]

The 2022 Great Bokoji Run took place on Sunday 15th May 2022

The 2022 Great Bokoji Run was staged with an initiation of Ministry of Tourism – Land of Origins in collaboration with Great Ethiopian Run and Ride the Rift. The race took place on Sunday 15th May, 2022 led by the message “Ethiopia is Running”. The event was staged to inspire young athletes and to raise the […]

The Ethiopian town of Bokoji and the Kenyan town of Eldoret form sister city partnership as ‘town of runners’

The Ethiopian Ministry of Tourism has announced plans to form a sister city partnership between two towns closely associated with the success of distance running in Ethiopia and Kenya. Bokoji, the home town of Derartu Tulu, Kenenisa Bekele and Tirunesh Dibaba as well as one of Ethiopia’s best-known coaches Sentayehu Eshetu, will form a partnership with Eldoret, home to Kenya’s distance […]