Mehari and Wudu share close connections with Ethiopia’s great champions

If you need proof that running is in the family genes, you need look no further than the men’s winner of last Sunday’s 2023 Sofi Malt Great Ethiopian Run International 10km in Addis Ababa. 18-year old Binyam Mehari is the nephew of former world cross-country champion Gebreegziabiher Gebremariam, who also won this race back in […]

Mehari and Wudu record big wins in 23rd edition

Biniam Mehari was the surprise winner of the 2023 Sofi Malt Great Ethiopian Run International 10km staged on Sunday 19th November 2023, winning the men’s elite race by a staggering 24 seconds and coming within a whisker of beating Deriba Merga’s 17-year old course record with a finishing time of 28 minutes and 18.72 seconds. […]

GREAT ETHIOPIAN RUN ANNOUNCES RECORD PRIZE PURSE FOR RACE’S 23rd EDITION

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]