Fentaye Belayneh takes second successive win at 2022 Safaricom WOMEN FIRST 5km

13 March 2022 – the 19th edition of Ethiopia’s popular women’s-only run returned to its normal size and was staged amid great fanfare in Bole, Addis Ababa earlier today. Just short of 7,500 participants took part in the race, including elite athletes, ambassadors, and Ethiopia’s Icon Women. The first prize of 50,000 birr was won […]

Fentaye Belayneh takes second successive win at 2022 Safaricom WOMEN FIRST 5km

Fantaye Belayneh of the Adidas Development Group running club equalled the course record in winning the Sofi Malt WOMEN FIRST 5km held in Addis Ababa earlier today.  Belayneh’s winning time of 15:19 saw her finish 6 seconds clear of Medhin Gebrselassie from the Bank Sport Club who had finished 2nd in the 2020 Total Great Ethiopian […]

Registration goes quickly for 2022 Safaricom Women First 5km

25 February 2022 –  With more than five thousand places already taken, registration for the 2022 Safaricom Women First 5km taking place on Sunday 13th March 2022 has gathered pace and it looks likely that all 10,000 places will be taken within the coming week.  Keeping the race entry fee at just 300 birr has […]